03 Jul 2018

Monrovia City Corporation Seeks World Bank’s Technical Assistance to Privatize Wastes Collection

Monrovia – FrontPageAfrica has intercepted a communication under the signature of the Mayor of Monrovia, Jefferson Koijee, to the Country Manager of the World Bank in Liberia, Larisa Leshchenko, seeking Technical Assistance in the area of privatizing sanitation in Monrovia. Though the MCC’s legal framework provides the City Corporation the right

12 Jun 2018

Water Resources Bill to attract private sector investment, says Minister

Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Water Resources Bill, when passed into law, would attract private sector investment as against the insinuation by stakeholders that it would hinder domestic and agricultural purposes and squarely empower the federal government to have control. In a statement from

01 Jun 2018

Kenya Airways could merge with the Kenya Airports Authority

Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ), may soon be merging with the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) as part of a recovery plan for the struggling airline. The strategy aims to deepen KQ’s recovery and reposition Nairobi as a transport hub for the region. The plan is outlined in a policy

30 May 2018

Twenty-Five companies globally express interest in Ghana-Burkina rail project

Twenty- five companies globally, have expressed interest to build the railway to connect Ghana and Burkina Faso after the close of the international competitive tender for potential contractors submitted bids. The companies included; Power China Sino Hydro, M and J group, Frontline Capital Advisors, African Global Development, Geo Service Limited,

28 May 2018

Government invites investors to bid for Kampala-Jinja Expressway worth USD 1 bn

The investors will design, build, finance, operate, maintain and transfer the project back to the government upon the end of the operational period, says UNRA. After a long running delay, the Uganda Government has eventually invited bids from private investors to develop and operate the planned 95 Km Kampala-Jinja Expressway.

23 May 2018

Uganda invites bids for Sh100 billion expressway

Uganda has invited bids from private investors to develop and operate a new 95km highway between Kampala and Jinja in the country’s east to ease congestion on the ageing existing road. The estimated Sh100 billion ($1 billion) project is part of the Northern Corridor, a crucial East African transport artery

08 May 2018

Contractors asked to submit bids for Ghana-Burkina Faso rail

The plan to connect Ghana and Burkina Faso by rail, has been taken a notch higher following the opening of an international competitive tender for potential contractors to submit bids. The proposed rail network is expected to pass through the eastern corridor of Ghana starting from the Tema Port, through

07 May 2018

Public-private partnership supports skills training for young people in Zambia

The Minister of Higher Education, Professor Nkandu Luo, has paid a courtesy visit to Zambian Industrial Training Academy (ZAMITA), a project implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in close cooperation with Northern Technical College (NORTEC), supported by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and the Swedish multinational

19 Apr 2018

Holness says his administration supports public-private partnership

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness has told an international meeting here that his administration remains focused on building greater public-private partnerships (PPP) as it works to achieve economic growth. “PPPs have emerged as an important commercial modality to secure economic growth. The mutual benefit that public-private partnerships offer is of

19 Apr 2018

Zambia grateful to World Bank for PPP framework

Government says it remains committed to ensuring that the private sector plays a key role in the country’s infrastructure development under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework. Director of PPP Unit at the Ministry of Finance Keeta Shisholeka said government is fully committed to realizing its agenda for private sector