139 articles in Africa
The policy thrust in the Nigerian infrastructure sector is now heavily geared towards PPPs, following a presidential water summit earlier this year.
Nigeria’s most populous state has stepped up efforts to boost private sector participation in its water supply infrastructure. Group managing director Shayo Holloway outlines his plans to GWI.
The re-tendering of the failed Annaba contract shows the Algerian authorities are serious about improving the performance of urban water utilities. Rolling out the model to other cities is still some way off.
The private sector stakeholders in Algeria’s Mostaganem desalination project face losing their contract if they are not able to fix an intake problem by the end of May.
Inherent inefficiencies in the public sector have convinced the Tunisian authorities to boost the role of the private sector in operating wastewater infrastructure. What is up for grabs?
The withdrawal of Veolia Water from its Moroccan concessions is a further step towards rationalising the group’s global portfolio. It also offers a convenient get-out clause from a difficult situation.
Accessing funding to adapt Africa’s water infrastructure to take account of climate change is far from straightforward. James Winpenny of Wychwood Economic Consulting considers the options.
A new pilot plant that produces biomass fuel from faecal sludge could dramatically alter the economics of sanitation in Africa. Emilie Filou reports from Ghana.
How can Egypt wean itself off crippling subsidies without angering the population through tariff rises?
Improving wastewater reuse standards in Egypt offers not only an environmental benefit, but a financial one too.