Africa


MIGA to provide €164m guarantee for Cameroon hydropower plant

29 Jan 2019 | Africa

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has announced that it is providing a guarantee of €164.5m to two investors - EDF International and STOA - in Nachtigal Hydropower Company, which is responsible for the development of a hydropower plant in Cameroon.MIGA, a member of the Worl ...

Eskom, AfDB sign loan agreement to improve power transmission in South Africa

28 Nov 2018 | Africa

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and South African power utility Eskom have signed a loan agreement of ZAR2.886bn ($206m) and $25m, which will be used to improve power transmission in Southern Africa.

AfDB grants $322m for road projects in Burundi and Tanzania

23 Nov 2018 | Africa

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB Group) has approved $322.35m loans and grant to Burundi and Tanzania to finance the upgrade of Rumonge-Gitaza (45km) and Kabingo-Kasulu-Manyovu (260km) roads.

BESIX team to start work on Bank of Africa’s tower in November 2018

15 Oct 2018 | Africa

BESIX Group, Six Construct, a subsidiary of BESIX Group, and TGCC have been awarded the contract to design and build the Bank of Africa Tower.

DP World starts construction on Berbera port in Somaliland

12 Oct 2018 | Africa

DP World, a port operator that was founded by a merger of Dubai Ports Authority and Dubai Ports International, has broken ground on the multi-purpose Berbera port in Somaliland.

Vestas wins EPC order for 159MW wind project in Senegal

4 Sep 2018 | Africa

Danish energy solutions company Vestas has secured an EPC order from Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, a company in which Lekela has a majority stake, for the 159MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye wind energy project in Senegal, Africa.

BESIX wins contract for dam, hydro power station in Cameroon

14 Aug 2018 | Africa

BESIX has won a contract to design and build the Nachtigal dam and hydroelectric power station on the River Sanaga, 65km north of Yaoundé in Cameroon, to increase the country’s supply of renewable energy.

WorleyParsons to deliver Kenya’s second largest wind power project

7 Aug 2018 | Africa

Australian company WorleyParsons has signed a 22-month engineering contract with Kipeto Energy for the Kipeto Wind Power Project in Kenya, the second largest in the country after the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project.

DP World to construct new logistics hub in Mali

25 Jul 2018 | Africa

Dubai-based trade enabler DP World has signed an agreement to build and operate modern logistics hub outside of Bamako, the capital city of Mali.

ACWA Power inaugurates 120MW wind farm in Morocco

4 Jul 2018 | Africa

ACWA Power has inaugurated a 120MW Khalladi wind farm in Tangier, Morocco, which will supply clean power at competitive prices to large industrial companies, mostly operating in the cement sector.


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