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Infrastructure/PPP news in Africa

MegaProject 928: DP World secures US$442 MM Somaliland port concession

MegaProject 928: DP World secures US$442 MM Somaliland port concession

🕔May 16, 2017

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. 

 

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MegaProject 912: Bids submitted for Kenya highway PPP

MegaProject 912: Bids submitted for Kenya highway PPP

🕔Apr 21, 2017

The Kenya National Highways Authority (Kenha) have shortlisted three firms for the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway on PPP scheme.

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NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa

NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa

🕔Apr 4, 2017

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.

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South Africa completes feasibility studies for Gautrain extension

South Africa completes feasibility studies for Gautrain extension

🕔Mar 6, 2017

The Gauteng Management Agency (GMA), South Africa, has completed the feasibility study on the  the Gautrain rail network extension project. 

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MegaProject 871: 10 firms express interest to build Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau road PPP

MegaProject 871: 10 firms express interest to build Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau road PPP

🕔Feb 20, 2017

Ten international firms have expressed interest for the construction of the Dualling of Nairobi - Nakuru Road PPP project.

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MegaProject 869: Algeria to build new deep-water port

MegaProject 869: Algeria to build new deep-water port

🕔Feb 16, 2017

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).

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World Bank Group launch PPP support program for Sudan

World Bank Group launch PPP support program for Sudan

🕔Feb 16, 2017

The World Bank Group and the Government of Sudan has launched Sudan’s first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative.

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Mali adopts new PPP law

Mali adopts new PPP law

🕔Feb 9, 2017

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).

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AIIM acquires majority stake in DSM corridor group Tanzania

AIIM acquires majority stake in DSM corridor group Tanzania

🕔Feb 8, 2017

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.

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Zambia tenders road PPP project

Zambia tenders road PPP project

🕔Jan 30, 2017

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.

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Morocco launches RFEOI for irrigation project in Dakhla

Morocco launches RFEOI for irrigation project in Dakhla

🕔Jan 25, 2017

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.

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 Lagos State tenders water PPP

Lagos State tenders water PPP

🕔Jan 23, 2017

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”. 

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Uganda seeks transaction advisors for a housing PPP project

Uganda seeks transaction advisors for a housing PPP project

🕔Jan 20, 2017

Uganda has announced it has launched a tender process to seek transaction advisors for a housing PPP project.

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Algeria announces PPP projects

Algeria announces PPP projects

🕔Jan 18, 2017

The government of Algeria has announced that it will develop new projects under a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme.

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French team starts operations of Madagascar airport

French team starts operations of Madagascar airport

🕔Jan 17, 2017

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.

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Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) invests in telecom corporate bond

Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) invests in telecom corporate bond

🕔Jan 16, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 845: AfDB to finance Uganda-Rwanda highway

MegaProject 845: AfDB to finance Uganda-Rwanda highway

🕔Jan 12, 2017

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.

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Senegal seeks operators for Dakar BRT PPP

Senegal seeks operators for Dakar BRT PPP

🕔Jan 9, 2017

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. 

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Senegal announces government building PPP

Senegal announces government building PPP

🕔Dec 29, 2016

The Government of Senegal has announced that the construction of project of Diamniadio city has started.

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Ghana tenders concession for Integrated Terminal at Takoradi Port

Ghana tenders concession for Integrated Terminal at Takoradi Port

🕔Dec 29, 2016

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.

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