The Gauteng Management Agency (GMA), South Africa, has completed the feasibility study on the the Gautrain rail network extension project.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Africa
Ten international firms have expressed interest for the construction of the Dualling of Nairobi - Nakuru Road PPP project.
The government of Algeria has approved the construction of a new deep-water port at El Hamdania to be financed with loans from Chinese banks and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
The World Bank Group and the Government of Sudan has launched Sudan’s first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative.
The Government of Mali has adopted a new PPP Law (Loi N°2016 - 016/ DU 30 Dec 2016 Relative aux Partenariats Public-Prive au Mali).
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), an African infrastructure equity investment manager and member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), has announced the successful acquisition of a 60% effective interest in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania (DCG), a specialist dry bulk terminal operator in the Port of Dar es Salaam.
The Road Development Agency (RDA) of Zambia has launched the Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) for the the financing and upgrading of Kasomeno - Kasenga - Chalwe - Mwenda Road Project (182 km) through PPP.
The Department of Agriculture of Morocco has launched the Request for Expression of Interest for a project to desalinate seawater with a view to creating an irrigation perimeter for this region.
The Lagos State Government, Nigeria, through Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has launched a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) for the “Water Distribution Network, metering and Operation/Management of New 70MGD Adiyan Phase II Water Treatment Plant”.
Uganda has announced it has launched a tender process to seek transaction advisors for a housing PPP project.
The government of Algeria has announced that it will develop new projects under a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme.
The government of the Republic of Madagascar together with Ravinal Airports consortium have announced the completion of the international airports of Ivato in Tananarive and Fascène in Nosy Bé, in Madagascar.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has invested US$50 million in an US$800 million bond issued by the Nigerian telecommunications tower business, IHS.
Uganda’s Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija, and Gabriel Negatu, East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office Director General, signed African Development Bank and African Development Fund loan agreements of US$151 million for the Multinational Uganda-Rwanda Busega-Mpigi express highway project.
The Government of Senegal has launched a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) in order to select a qualified developer to construct and operate a bus rapid transit (BRT) PPP project in Dakar.
The Government of Senegal has announced that the construction of project of Diamniadio city has started.
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), as the implementing agency under the Ministry of Transport of the Government of Ghana (GoG), is pursuing the procurement of private partners in the development and operations of some port and cargo terminals in the Ghanaian seaports. One of such procurement is under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) program in support of the Upgrade and Expansion of the Port of Takoradi.
The ECOWAS Commission has received several grants from the Africa Development Fund (ADF) and the European Development Fund towards the financing of the Study for the Abidjan – Lagos Corridor Highway Development Project.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced it has approved a financing package of US$100 million, comprising US$50 million equity and US$50 million convertible senior loan, to seed the Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI), a pan-African renewable energy debt fund.
The Delta State Government in Nigeria has announced that it is to concession a water supply project through a Public Private Partnership (PPP).