Ed’s note: Paving the infrastructure path one project at a time

Let’s take a closer look at the infrastructure projects underway in Africa so that you can decide on an adjective that best suits the outlook.
nigeria power

Nigeria: The 100,000MW power sector plan

The special advisor to President Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Zakari, unpacked the work underway in Nigeria's generation, transmission, distribution and metering sectors, noting "there is a plan to invest in SCADA".

Africa offers opportunities for green growth in post-COVID-19 recovery

Africa’s recovery pathway offers enormous opportunities, African Development Bank head said at the European Union-Africa Green Investment Forum.
African infrastructure

Factors impacting the development of Africa’s infrastructure

The world is eager to do business with Africa, but finds it difficult to access African markets because of poor infrastructure.
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Powering Africa’s energy transition will take collective effort

Economic Commission for Africa Executive Secretary Vera Songwe says Africa’s main issue is not energy transition, but energy substitution.

3 reasons heritage impacts our future

The idea of heritage is to know what came before and to give a sense of belonging. It is also about building a future...

Vetting Africa’s infrastructure investment against global markets

In terms of global trends, infrastructure is clearly key for economic growth and to improve people’s lives, according to Ashwin West, investment director at...
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Private sector urged to close the infrastructure gap in Africa

Kenya’ President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged for the support of bankable projects in energy, transport, ICT, water and sanitation underlining that it provides unprecedented...

Private investment in mega-projects shows signs of recovery

Fifty two developing countries received private investment in infrastructure in 2017, up from 37 in 2016. In addition, 20 mega-projects with an average size...

Op-Ed: A Nairobi dream

Heleen Goussard, Head: Unlisted Investment Services, describes her experience of the current business market in Nairobi, Kenya where infrastructure and transport takes the discussion...

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