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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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Nigeria issues EOI for a hydropower plant concession

Nigeria issues EOI for a hydropower plant concession

🕔Jul 13, 2017

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.

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RFP for Zambia road PPP

RFP for Zambia road PPP

🕔Jul 12, 2017

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.

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MegaProject 964: FC for Madagascar airport PPP

MegaProject 964: FC for Madagascar airport PPP

🕔Jul 7, 2017

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.

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Preferred bidder for SA cruise terminal

Preferred bidder for SA cruise terminal

🕔Jun 16, 2017

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.

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AIIM acquires stake in Mali energy firm

AIIM acquires stake in Mali energy firm

🕔Jun 15, 2017

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), an equity investor in African infrastructure, through its AIIF3 fund, has acquired a 44% stake in Albatros Energy Mali.

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ICTSI terminates Nigeria port concession

ICTSI terminates Nigeria port concession

🕔Jun 14, 2017

International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has announced it has terminated an agreement to develop and operate a container terminal in Nigeria.

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Nigerian infra commission seeks PPP powers

Nigerian infra commission seeks PPP powers

🕔Jun 12, 2017

The House of Representatives of Nigeria has declared its intention to overhaul the laws on Public Private Partnership (PPP).

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EOI for solar mini-grid systems through PPP in Sierra Leone

EOI for solar mini-grid systems through PPP in Sierra Leone

🕔Jun 7, 2017

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. 

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