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.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Africa
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).
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.