KT Corp., the largest telecommunications company in Korea, has announced that it intends to expand its operations in African countries following the success of its development of a nationwide Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Rwanda through a public-private partnership (PPP).
Infrastructure/PPP news in Rwanda
MegaProject 1058: The Government of Rwanda and Metito announce the financial close of the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project
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.
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.
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.
The new airport, which will be located in southeastern Rwanda, in Bugesera District, near the town of Nyamata, aims to leverage the tourism sector in the country. The new airport will become Rwanda’s largest International Airport, serving commercial flights destined to and from the greater Kigali metropolitan area and act as a hub for Rwandair’s growth strategy and commercial airlines serving the region.
The Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) has selected DP World to develop the Kigali Logistics Platform (KLP) PPP project.
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.
A total of 12 teams have been shortlisted to develop the 1,661 km railway PPP project. The shortlisted companies are the following:
Rwanda's Chamber of Deputies passed the Law governing public private partnerships (PPP) last Monday 09th November, 2015.
The Governments of the Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda, and United Republic of Tanzania have launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) for the DIKKM Railway PPP project in Africa.
The Government of Rwanda, through Rwanda Energy Group (REG), has launched a tender process to develop a petroleum storage facility under a 20 year concession agreement.
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) infrastructure fund has got a capital injection of US$21.9 million.
The Government of Rwanda has signed a PPP agreement with a water management company, Metito, to develop a new bulk water source for the capital city of Kigali.
The Republic of Rwanda, through the Ministry of Trade and Industry, has issued a request for pre - qualification (RFQ) for the development of an integrated trade logistics PPP project at Rusizi and Rubavu.
The Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) has announced a new deadline to submit qualification documents to develop the Kigali Logistics Platform (KLP) PPP project.
The Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) has issued a request for qualification (RFQ) to develop the Kigali Logistics Platform (KLP) PPP project.
The Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) has engaged Deloitte to serve as transaction advisor for development of the $35 million Kigali Logistics Platform (KLP) and several other logistic facilities through private investors and operators.
Access Infra Africa, an infrastructure development company owned by Dubai-based advisory boutique Access Consultants, has agreed to buy 70% of Rwanda Compost Limited (RCL), according to a statement from Access.