ZTK power interconnector making steady progress

https://www.esi-africa.com/news/ztk-power-interconnector/ Reflecting on progress on the Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya (ZTK) power interconnector project since 2014, Kenya demonstrates readiness so far. According to the East African Business, the Kenya section is fully financed and already under construction, while Zambia requires $160 million for the uncommitted parts. The 2,300km ZTK power interconnector seeks to interconnect the three countries and create a …

Statement by Mr. Shem Simuyemba, African Development Bank, At the 30th West African Power Pool (WAPP), Donor Coordination Meeting

Statement by Mr. Shem Simuyemba, African Development Bank Manager, NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) At the 30th West African Power Pool (WAPP), Donor Coordination Meeting Held on 1st November, 2017 at Alisa Swiss Spirit Hotel, Northridge, Accra, Ghana Theme: Regional Electricity Market – Ensuring West African Integration The Board Chairman of the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP), Mr Mohammed Usman …

NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility urges Canadian businesses to seize investment opportunities in Africa

Canadian businesses attending a Business Opportunities Seminar with International Finance Institutions (IFI) held in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver from October 18 to 21 have been urged to compete for AfDB-funded projects and tap into the immense business opportunities available in Africa. The Business Opportunities Seminar is an event aimed at companies, institutions and individual consultants interested in working on ...

Lake Kariba dam wall structural rehabilitation to commence in February 2017

Work on the long-awaited rehabilitation of the Kariba Dam wall, which hosts the giant Kariba Hydro-Electric Station that generates electricity for Zimbabwe and Zambia is set to commence in February 2017, the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has announced. Addressing journalists in the southern Zambian town of Livingstone this week, ZRA chief executive officer, Munyaradzi Munodwafa, said work on the main ...