Abu Dhabi Ports Group, owned by Abu Dhabi's holding company ADQ, in a partnership with DAL Group will construct a new Red Sea port in Sudan as part of a $6bn investment package, reported Sudan Tribune.
Colas Rail has secured a contract to construct low-voltage systems for T3 and T4 lines of the Casablanca tramway in Morocco.
Sogea-Satom, a subsidiary of Vinci Construction, has been appointed by the Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Equipment and Road Maintenance to reinstate a stretch of the Coastal Road between Dabou and Grand Lahou.
Turkey-based Yapi Merkezi has secured a $1.9bn contract to build a 368km section of standard gauge railway for Tanzania Railway Corporation.
Colas, a subsidiary of the Bouygues Group, has secured two contracts worth €180m in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa.
China Civil Engineering Construction (CCECC), a subsidiary of China Railway Construction (CRCC), has signed a contract worth $3.02bn for work on Nigerian Eastern Railway from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri in Nigeria.
L&T Construction’s Transportation Infrastructure business has won a contract order, valued in the range of Rs 10bn-Rs25bn ($185m -$462.9), from Metro Express Limited (MEL) to extend the mainline corridor of the Mauritius Metro by 3.4km.
Portuguese engineering and construction company Mota-Engil has commenced construction work on the $1.96bn Nigeria-Niger railway project.
A consortium of Orascom Construction and Mitsubishi has secured an $800m contract to deliver a work package for Cairo Metro Line 4 Phase 1.
A joint venture of VINCI Highways unit Rift Valley Highway, VINCI Concessions, and Meridiam SAS has signed an agreement for the development of about €1.3bn Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway project in Kenya.
Hill International has been awarded a contract to provide project management services for the New Administrative Capital City and 6th of October City Monorail project, the two lines of the $4bn Cairo Monorail Project in Egypt.
The World Bank has approved $130.8m in financing to support the $150.80m Uganda Roads and Bridges in the Refugee Hosting Districts Project, which aims to ease trade while improving access to social services in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda.
The World Bank has agreed to provide a loan of $750m in International Development Association (IDA) financing to support the upgrade of road and other communication infrastructure in Kenya.
UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK Government’s export credit agency, has provided a loan of over £100m to the Government of Benin for the development of a 114-mile interstate road in the country.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a financing agreement with the Government of Mozambique to provide a $34m grant for the construction of the 35km phase II of the Nambungali-Roma road.
Standard Chartered Tanzania has signed a $1.46bn loan agreement with the Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance to support the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved €209m ($229.1m) loans to fund the expansion of a highway that links major economic hubs in Kenya.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has agreed to provide loan of $98m (£80.5m) to the government of Ethiopia to fund the first phase of the Ethiopia-Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.
Canadian manufacturing group Bombardier Transportation, in consortium with Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors, has signed a contract worth more than $4.5bn (£3.7bn) for the construction of two new monorail lines in Egypt.
African Development Fund (ADF) has given its approval for a loan of $81.67m (£64.3m) to co-finance sections of the 695km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana.