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 European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement to finance €120m to the Egyptian Government to support the expansion and upgrade of the Alexandria West Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP).
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $272.12m loan for the construction of Msalato International Airport in Dodoma, Tanzania.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $210m financing to the Federal Republic of Nigeria to fund the Nigeria Transmission Expansion Project (NTEP1) in a bid to improve the capacity and reliability of the country’s transmission grid.
The Government of Ghana has signed a concession agreement with the South African firm Ai SkyTrain Consortium Holdings for the construction of $2.6bn high-speed railway in Ghana’s capital Accra.
Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA), the renewable subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on €400m ($446.1m) Karusa and Soetwater wind farms in South Africa.
A consortium comprising TechnipFMC, JGC, and Fluor has secured an EPC contract from Mozambique Rovuma Venture (MRV) for the Rovuma LNG production complex project in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.
South Africa-based property management company Atterbury has broken ground on ZAR6bn ($396m) Castle Gate mixed-use precinct in Pretoria, South Africa.
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 European Investment Bank (EIB) and Dutch development bank FMO have agreed to provide $106m (£85m) in financing for the construction of 80MW Radiant and Eldosol solar projects in Kenya.
ATIP New Capital Entertainment (ATIP Entertainment) has won a contract from the Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) for a $20bn (£16.3bn) Entertainment District, spanning 4,256 acres, in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital, which has been under construction since 2015.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved $252m (£207.4m) funding for the construction of Lekela Power’s new 250MW wind farm, West Bakr Wind, in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt.
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.
American engineering and construction company Fluor has secured an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract from Cupric Canyon Capital for its Khoemacau copper and silver project in Botswana, Africa.
UK-based firm Turner & Townsend has been appointed to provide project management, contract administration and cost management services for the 336 units for the 256 Bella Vista apartments development in Uganda.
Enel Green Power RSA, the South African subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on the 140MW Garob wind farm in South Africa.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide $200m (£158.9m) in financing for the construction of City Centre Almaza, a new retail and entertainment centre 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.
Italian energy company Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA has started construction on the 140MW Oyster Bay wind farm in South Africa.