Government Policy

EIB Approves €330m for 225 kV Power Line connecting Guinea and Mali
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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing funds for construction of renewable energy infrastructure in West Africa.

Ethiopia Implements 10 year Plan for Transportation Infrastructure
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Ethiopia intends to construct five additional transport corridors in the next ten years. 

Zimbabwe: Commission of Lafarge Cement Plant to Boost Construction Industry
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The commissioning of the US$2.8m dry mortar mix plant is set to boost the country’s construction industry and economy as a whole. 

China’s CGGC to Construct $700m Cameroon-Congo Chollet Dam 
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The China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) has been selected to oversee the construction of the 600MW Dam.

Controversy in Nigeria Over Plans to Rehabilitate Port Harcourt Refinery
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While some Oil & Gas experts support the Nigerian Government’s plans to rehabilitate the Port Harcourt refinery, others have expressed…

African Wealth Funds Experience Boon After Investing Locally
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During this pandemic, sovereign wealth funds in Africa that have focused on their local economies have yielded high returns.

Nigerian Federal Government to Concession 12 Highways to the Private Sector
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The Federal Ministry of Works has started this process under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) scheme. 

AMEA Power launches 50MW Solar Power Plant in Togo
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AMEA Power, a subsidiary of UAE-based Al Nowais Investments (ANI), has announced the official commissioning of its 50MW solar photovoltaic (PV)…

DP World and Somaliland launch construction of Economic Zone
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DP World, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, and the Government of Somaliland, have inaugurated a new container terminal at…

Ethiopia to Proceed with Nile Mega Dam Filling Despite Impasse
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According to Ethiopian Minister Seleshi Bekele, construction works on the GERD mega-dam project reached 79% completion in March this year.…