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MegaProject 2000: Ghana launches RFEOIs for port and rail PPPs

MegaProject 2000: Ghana launches RFEOIs for port and rail PPPs

🕔Feb 8, 2018

The Government of Ghana has issued Requests for Expressions of Interests for two PPP projects: the Eastern Railway Line project and the Boankra Inland Port project.

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Cameroon tenders Douala port rehabilitation PPP

Cameroon tenders Douala port rehabilitation PPP

🕔Feb 5, 2018

The General Manager of the Autonomous Port of Douala (PAD), local port authority of the Douala-Bonabéri Port, has launched an International Public Call for Expressions of Interest (APIMI) for port companies wishing to participate in the procedure for short-listing candidates for the restricted call for consultations for renovation, modernization, operation and maintenance of the Container Terminal of the Douala-Bonabéri Port.

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Ghana launches PPP portal

Ghana launches PPP portal

🕔Jan 30, 2018

On Friday 26 January, the Hon. Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo launched the Ghana PPP disclosure portal in Accra. It published information on 20 ongoing PPP projects and the disclosure framework being adopted by the Government of Ghana. This is the first time that this information has been made available to the public.

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MegaProject 1081: RFQ launched for unprecedented Nigerian port PPP

MegaProject 1081: RFQ launched for unprecedented Nigerian port PPP

🕔Jan 9, 2018

The Federal Government of Nigeria (represented by the Ministry of Transportation/Nigerian Ports Authority) and the Akwa Ibom state government have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the development of the Ibom Deep Seaport (IDSP) via a public-private partnership arrangement on a design-build-finance-maintain-operate-transfer (DBFMOT) basis.

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MegaProject 1079: RFQ launched for Ghana's first road PPP

MegaProject 1079: RFQ launched for Ghana's first road PPP

🕔Jan 5, 2018

The Government of Ghana, through the Ghana Highway Authority, an agency of the Ministry of Roads and Highways, has issued a Request for Qualifications for the country's first ever Public Private Partnership project in the road sector. Interested parties are invited to prequalify for the design, financing, construction, operation, maintenance and transfer of the extended Accra-Tema Motorway Project.

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MegaProject 1074: Nigeria approves US$2.8 billion gas pipeline PPP

MegaProject 1074: Nigeria approves US$2.8 billion gas pipeline PPP

🕔Dec 27, 2017

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) of Nigeria has approved the US$2.8 billion Ajaokuta–Kaduna–Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project. The 40-inch pipeline will span 614km.

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Kenya issues RFQs for three public university hostel PPPs

Kenya issues RFQs for three public university hostel PPPs

🕔Dec 22, 2017

The National Treasury of Kenya has issued Requests for Qualifications for three public-private partnerships concerning university student accommodation. The projects will add more than 23,400 beds to Moi University (MU), South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU) and the University of Embu (UoEm).

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Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund secures US$100 million loan from AfDB

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund secures US$100 million loan from AfDB

🕔Dec 20, 2017

In a bid to reduce the huge infrastructure financing gap in Sub-Saharan Africa, the African Development Bank has approved US$100 million to The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a public private partnership company.

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Ghana kickstarts rail and port PPP

Ghana kickstarts rail and port PPP

🕔Dec 7, 2017

The Government of Ghana (GoG) hosted a market sounding event for the Boankra Inland Port and the Eastern Railway Line PPP project last Wednesday.

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MegaProject 1060: KES62bn contract signed to construct the Lamu-Garissa-Isiolo Road in Kenya

MegaProject 1060: KES62bn contract signed to construct the Lamu-Garissa-Isiolo Road in Kenya

🕔Nov 30, 2017

Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) on Wednesday signed a KES62 billion (US$590 million) deal with a consortium to construct the Lamu-Garissa-Isiolo road, a component of the LAPSETT project. 

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MegaProject 1058: The Government of Rwanda and Metito announce the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project

MegaProject 1058: The Government of Rwanda and Metito announce the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project

🕔Nov 28, 2017

The Government of Rwanda and Metito have announced the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project. This project is the first competitively tendered Build Operate Transfer (BOT) Water Concession in Sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa.

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Five Firms Apply to Build 2nd Nyali Bridge on a PPP Model

Five Firms Apply to Build 2nd Nyali Bridge on a PPP Model

🕔Nov 17, 2017

Five firms have applied for pre-qualification to bid for the planned 2nd Nyali Bridge in Mombasa. This follows the close of the Request for Qualification at the end of last week.

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MegaProject 1031: Swaziland Rail Link gets green light

MegaProject 1031: Swaziland Rail Link gets green light

🕔Oct 18, 2017

Swaziland and South Africa have given green light to a railway line to be delivered as PPP.

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MegaProject 1012: Orascom and FCC sign contract for Abu Rawash wastewater

MegaProject 1012: Orascom and FCC sign contract for Abu Rawash wastewater

🕔Sep 19, 2017

Orascom and FCC have signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Egypt's Abu Rawash wastewater treatment plant, despite the fact that it was originally tendered as a PPP.

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Murray & Roberts increases Gautrain concession stake

Murray & Roberts increases Gautrain concession stake

🕔Aug 28, 2017

Murray & Roberts (M&R) has increased its stake in the Bombela Concession Company, which operates and maintains the Gautrain railway network in South Africa.

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MegaProject 995: Kenya issues RFP for a PPP highway

MegaProject 995: Kenya issues RFP for a PPP highway

🕔Aug 24, 2017

The Kenya National Highways Authority (Kenha) have issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to the shortlisted firms for the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway.

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Essar Ports signs first overseas project in Mozambique

Essar Ports signs first overseas project in Mozambique

🕔Aug 8, 2017

Essar Ports, one of the largest private sector port companies in India, has announced it has signed a contract for its first first overseas port project at Mozambique

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RFQ for Kenya bridge PPP

RFQ for Kenya bridge PPP

🕔Aug 4, 2017

The Government of the Republic of Kenya, through the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development represented by Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has launched a tender process to develop a PPP bridge.

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MegaProject 979: Rwanda signs concession agreement for its new international airport

MegaProject 979: Rwanda signs concession agreement for its new international airport

🕔Jul 28, 2017

The Government of Rwanda and Bugesera Airport Company Limited have signed the concession agreement for the development of the new international airport in Rwanda, known as the Bugesera International Airport

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Kenya seeks advisors for a toll road PPP programme

Kenya seeks advisors for a toll road PPP programme

🕔Jul 19, 2017

The Government of Kenya (GoK) has launched a tender process to seek transaction advisory services for a toll roads PPP programme.

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