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.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Africa
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.
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.
The Government of Kenya (GoK) has launched a tender process to seek transaction advisory services for a toll roads PPP programme.
The government of Nigeria has issued a request for expressions of interest (EOI) for the operation and maintenance of a hydropower plant located in Kaduna State.
The Government of the Republic of Zambia, through the Road Development Agency (RDA), has launched a tender process to seek a private partner to develop a road PPP.
Ravinala Airports has finalized its funding arrangements and has commences construction works of the Madagascar’s Ivato international airport in Antananarivo and Fascene international airport in Nosy Be.
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the South African rail, port and pipeline company, has announced it has selected a preferred bidder for the Durban Cruise Terminal.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), an equity investor in African infrastructure, through its AIIF3 fund, has acquired a 44% stake in Albatros Energy Mali.
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has announced it has terminated an agreement to develop and operate a container terminal in Nigeria.
The House of Representatives of Nigeria has declared its intention to overhaul the laws on Public Private Partnership (PPP).
The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Energy has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) for a solar mini-grid operation under a PPP arrangement.
The Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) seeking to develop a mixed-use complex under PPP framework located in Cantonments, a suburb of Accra, in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
MSC and San Pedro Port have signed a 35-year concession agreement for the expansion of the San Pedro Container Terminal (TCSP) in Côte d’Ivoire.
DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland.
The Kenya National Highways Authority (Kenha) have shortlisted three firms for the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway on PPP scheme.
NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) held discussions with the Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) based in Lomé, Togo, with a view to strengthening collaboration on the preparation of regional infrastructure projects in West Africa. The two institutions agreed to conclude an Operational Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to underpin their cooperation.
The Gauteng Management Agency (GMA), South Africa, has completed the feasibility study on the the Gautrain rail network extension project.
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).