Category Archives: Infrastructure

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Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet

Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet. Africa Progress Panel. Press Release: Boost investment in Africa’s energy for a triple win for people, power and planet, Annan report urges. Africa Progress Panel. May…

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The Investment Climate in Africa: The Journey so Far

Investment Climate: The Journey so Far. Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) and the African Development Bank. June 02, 2015. http://www.icfafrica.org/news/investment-climate-the-journey-so-far On 28th May 2015, ICF and the African Development Bank held…

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Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency

Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency October 29, 2014 Download (PDF) Overview Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 12th in a series of…

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African Transformation Report

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET). The 2014 African Transformation Report draws on the ACET’s research program of country, sector, and thematic studies to look systematically at transformation as a broad framework…

The New York Forum AFRICA: Interview

Interview With Richard Attias, Chairman, Richard Attias & Associates; Founder, The New York Forum AFRICA (AfricanArguments.org) Why did you choose to host the New York Forum AFRICA in Gabon? I first…

Tracking China’s Investments in Africa

Tracking China’s Investments in Africa (From: CP-Africa.com) Much has been written about China in Africa – a relationship that has been described as neo-colonial as China’s appetite for African resources has…

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The Africa Infrastructure Investment Report

The Africa Infrastructure Investment Report aims to provide the private and public sector with comprehensive and up-to-date information to assist with the strategic planning, funding and development of infrastructure in…

Thinking outside the box: an innovative solution for Africa’s infrastructure woes

African countries should deploy their militaries to building infrastructure on the continent, said Professor Calestous Juma, director of science, technology and globalisation at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Calestous…

Energy in Africa: a brighter future

During a session at the recent World Economic Forum on Africa, held in Cape Town, experts discussed the latest developments in addressing the continent’s energy infrastructure constraints. Here are the…

Focus on smaller infrastructure projects, says General Electric Africa boss

African countries should focus on building smaller infrastructure projects that require less financing. Speaking at last week’s World Economic Forum on Africa, Jay Ireland, CEO of General Electric Africa, said…