#9 STRATEGIES DEPLOYED IN RESOLVING WATER SHORTAGES IN ALGERIA

#9 STRATEGIES DEPLOYED IN RESOLVING WATER SHORTAGES IN ALGERIA

Algeria today, like the countries of the Mediterranean, is experiencing a water deficit caused by climatic changes that have greatly affected the natural cycles of precipitation. This has caused a shortage of rain, which has led to a significant decline in the water level of dams across the country, especially

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FIBERTEX SA – GEOTEXTILES FOR FOUNDATION LAYERS OF RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION

FIBERTEX SA – GEOTEXTILES FOR FOUNDATION LAYERS OF RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION

Fibertex geotextiles are used to stabilise the foundations of railway structures, enabling them to withstand the dynamic loads of high speeds and great weights of modern trains.

The local Fibertex plant in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, manufactures high-performance geotextiles for many applications, including the design, construction and maintenance of railway systems.

“Fibertex

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WORLD BANK TO IMPROVE CONNECTIVITY AND DEVELOP DIGITAL ECONOMY IN TOGO

WORLD BANK TO IMPROVE CONNECTIVITY AND DEVELOP DIGITAL ECONOMY IN TOGO

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2021– The World Bank has approved additional financing of $11 million from the International Development Association (IDA)* to improve connectivity in Togo and develop the country’s digital economy.

The additional financing for the West Africa Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (WARCIP) will strengthen the contribution to major

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DRIVING THE DIGITAL SALES ORGANISATION – AGGREKO AFRICA

DRIVING THE DIGITAL SALES ORGANISATION – AGGREKO AFRICA

By: Lauren Somer, Head of Marketing, Aggreko Africa

Business has changed. The way people do business, how they engage with business, and the connections they create in business. While the global pandemic has played no small part in this change, digital has been eroding at traditional boundaries and approaches for

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WHAT IS ANNUITY CONCESSIONS IN PPP PROJECT?

WHAT IS ANNUITY CONCESSIONS IN PPP PROJECT?

Annuity Concessions are a variant of the Build Operate Transfer (BOT) PPP model in which the private operator is remunerated via a fixed, periodic payment (“annuity”) from the government rather than through toll proceeds. Under these PPP contracts, the private operator is responsible both for constructing the road, as well

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HOW THE PANDEMIC HAS AFFECTED CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES

HOW THE PANDEMIC HAS AFFECTED CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES

The third event in the FIDIC Covid-19 Webinar Series 2021 took place on 30 March 2021 with an event looking at how the pandemic has affected construction disputes, how FIDIC contracts can help bring the industry together and how working flexibly can avoid costly disputes, writes FIDIC communications advisor Andy

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ENERGY 2021: 12 MONTHS OF ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

ENERGY 2021: 12 MONTHS OF ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

By: Romiald Noussi, Head of Operations, Aggreko Africa

In the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy 2020 Annual Performance Plan report, the authority highlighted the importance of the energy sector in catalysing economic growth and development. As in the report, real life reflects the need for a reliable

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#5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION, AND HOW AFRICA CAN LEVERAGE ON THIS OPPORTUNITY

#5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION, AND HOW AFRICA CAN LEVERAGE ON THIS OPPORTUNITY

Africa is leading the World Trade Organisation, and there is no better time to really understand what the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is all about. This will give you a better understanding of how Africa can leverage this opportunity to build a more prosperous and peaceful continent. 

  1. The WTO helps
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EXPERTS ANALYSE THE KEY TO AFRICA’S POST COVID-19 ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

EXPERTS ANALYSE THE KEY TO AFRICA’S POST COVID-19 ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

Renewable energy will be a critical driver of Africa’s post-COVID-19 growth recovery and economic prosperity,  panelists in a 2021 UK Africa Investment Summit event said Wednesday, as they called for a stronger partnership between the United Kingdom and Africa.

The panel, themed UK & Africa: Partnering in Sustainable and Resilient

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OUR FUTURE RESILIENCE DEPENDS ON SMART INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TODAY

OUR FUTURE RESILIENCE DEPENDS ON SMART INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT TODAY

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed critical weaknesses in today’s infrastructure systems that have cost thousands of lives and failed to shield millions more. The destructive force of climate change, visible in more frequent and severe natural disasters, highlights the urgency to better protect our communities against catastrophic losses while drastically

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ROADS AS AN ENABLER FOR FOOD SECURITY IN ETHIOPIA

ROADS AS AN ENABLER FOR FOOD SECURITY IN ETHIOPIA

Food security goes beyond ensuring a steady supply. Dependable logistics are key components necessary to move food—and production inputs—from one place to another.

In Ethiopia, a landlocked country of 110 million people with 85 percent of its population engaged in agriculture, timely access to agricultural inputs is vital.

The East

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INFRASTRUCTURE IS A CRITICAL PILLAR OF AFRICA’S COVID-19 RECOVERY

INFRASTRUCTURE IS A CRITICAL PILLAR OF AFRICA’S COVID-19 RECOVERY

Africa remains the least connected continent and only 10 of 45 tracked African countries meet the affordability standard for internet, as recommended by the United Nations Broadband Commission.

It will, therefore, be crucial for governments, the private sector, and other partners to work together to build digital infrastructure, advance digital

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK SINCE 2015

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK SINCE 2015

Adesina’s first term focused on the bold new agenda for the Bank Group based on five development priorities known as the High 5s: Light up and Power Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa. 

During Adesina’s first term, the

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DRIVING EFFICIENCY THROUGH GAS-GENERATED ENERGY

DRIVING EFFICIENCY THROUGH GAS-GENERATED ENERGY

Industries require reliable energy to operate optimally. When energy supplies are unreliable, it can interrupt manufacturing processes which ultimately leads to a loss in revenue. Organisations are therefore increasingly looking at spreading their risk and supplementing their energy supply to ensure that they can continue operating should the country’s grid

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THE NIGERIAN BUILT INDUSTRY IN THE POST COVID-19 ERA

THE NIGERIAN BUILT INDUSTRY IN THE POST COVID-19 ERA

Gambeta News Digital Dialogue
A series of online discussion with themes that are centred around inspiring the development of Africa’s Infrastructure.

THEME: Post-COVID 19 Survival Strategies
An online discussion aimed at fostering the exchange of ideas as we emerge from this pandemic.

Sir. Winston Churchill says, ‘don’t waste a crisis’.

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