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EAIF loans US$20 million to Helios Towers Africa (HTA) to finance purchase of towers in the DRC

EAIF loans US$20 million to Helios Towers Africa (HTA) to finance purchase of towers in the DRC

🕔Aug 12, 2016

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF or the Fund) has announced that it has loaned US$20 million to Helios Towers Africa (HTA) to partly finance the purchase of 950 telecommunications towers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). EAIF is participating in a syndicated loan providing HTA with a total of US$105 million.

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Airtel divests telecoms tower assets in DRC to Helios Towers Africa

Airtel divests telecoms tower assets in DRC to Helios Towers Africa

🕔May 11, 2016

Bharti Airtel International BV, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Limited and Helios Towers Africa (HTA) have announced an agreement for the divestment of approximately 950 telecoms towers in the Democratic Republic of Congo from Airtel to HTA. The divestment also includes towers currently under construction in the DRC. 

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Congo launches tender for mixed-use PPP

Congo launches tender for mixed-use PPP

🕔Jan 13, 2016

The Congolese government, through its agency "l’Agence Congolaise des Grands Travaux (ACGT)", has launched a tender process to develop a mixed-use PPP project.

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AfDB approves regional hydropower PPP in Burundi, DRC, Rwanda

AfDB approves regional hydropower PPP in Burundi, DRC, Rwanda

🕔Dec 28, 2015

The African Development Bank Group approved on December 18th US$138 million of loans and grants toward a project which will help develop the energy sector in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda through the construction of the Ruzizi III Hydropower Plant and associated transmission line.

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Democratic Republic of Congo seeks interest for airport highway through PPP

Democratic Republic of Congo seeks interest for airport highway through PPP

🕔Dec 11, 2015

Democratic Republic of Congo, through its agency Agence Congolaise des Grands Travaux (ACGT), has launched a tender process for the development of an airport highway PPP project.

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COMESA infrastructure fund gets capital injection

COMESA infrastructure fund gets capital injection

🕔May 6, 2015

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) infrastructure fund has got a capital injection of US$21.9 million.

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Transaction advisor appointed for DRC telecom PPP project

Transaction advisor appointed for DRC telecom PPP project

🕔Apr 9, 2015

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has appointed a Belgium consortium as transaction advisor (TA) for the Central African Backbone phase 5 (CAB5) project.

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WB to fund studies of DRC's Inga 3 BC Hydropower Development

WB to fund studies of DRC's Inga 3 BC Hydropower Development

🕔Mar 25, 2014

The World Bank's board of directors has approved a US$73.1 million technical assistance to help develop the Democratic Republic of Congo's Inga 3 hydropower project.

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Congo seeks transaction advisor for fiber optic PPP project

Congo seeks transaction advisor for fiber optic PPP project

🕔Mar 4, 2014

On Feb. 26th the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has published a Request for Expressions of Interest for transaction advisors to structure the Central African Backbone (CAB-5) project as a Public private partnership.

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Congo to develop hydroelectric PPP project

Congo to develop hydroelectric PPP project

🕔Feb 24, 2014

The World Bank has decided to develop the Inga 3 Dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a private investment through the International Finance Corporation, rather than as a public sector project.

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ICTSI signs deal to build and operate port terminal in Congo

ICTSI signs deal to build and operate port terminal in Congo

🕔Jan 27, 2014

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has announced that it plans to build a new terminal in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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