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.
The African Development Bank Group has approved a $70m loan for a road project in Ebonyi State, the southeastern state of Nigeria.
COWI, an engineering, environmental science and economics consulting group based in Denmark, has won a contract from the Ugandan Ministry of Works and Transport to help develop a new national transport master plan.
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.
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.
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.
Sogea-Satom, a subsidiary of Vinci, has secured two road infrastructure projects with a combined value of €214m in Cameroon.