Africa50 launches its Innovation Challenge to help increase access to internet in Africa

Africa50 launches its Innovation Challenge to help increase access to internet in Africa

Kigali, Rwanda – Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, launched the first edition of its Innovation Challenge at the 2019 Transform Africa Summit holding in Kigali from 14 to 17 May. Through this initiative, Africa50 will crowdsource innovative solutions to help increase access to high-speed internet in under-served areas in Africa.

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First tranche of the 400 MW Benban Solar Power Plant in Egypt Starts Operations

First tranche of the 400 MW Benban Solar Power Plant in Egypt Starts Operations

Casablanca, 11 April 2019: The first tranche of the 400MW Benban solar power plant project in Egypt - 65 MW – has been connected to the grid and officially entered commercial operations.

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Guinea seeks Africa50’s Assistance For Infrastructure Projects in Transport, Logistics and ICT Sectors

Guinea seeks Africa50’s Assistance For Infrastructure Projects in Transport, Logistics and ICT Sectors

Guinean President H.E. Alpha Condé received Africa50 CEO Alain Ebobissé in audience, to discuss opportunities to collaborate with Africa50 to structure and mobilize financing for the expansion and rehabilitation of the Conakry airport, the development of a deep-sea port project and fiber optical backbone infrastructure. 

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President Sassou Nguesso and President Tshisekedi reaffirm their full support for the Brazzaville–Kinshasa Bridge Project

President Sassou Nguesso and President Tshisekedi reaffirm their full support for the Brazzaville–Kinshasa Bridge Project

Africa50 CEO Alain Ebobissé met with H.E. Felix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo and H.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo in Dakar, Senegal, to discuss progress on the Rail-Road Bridge project aimed at linking the cities of Kinshasa and Brazzaville.

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Africa50 CEO meets with President of Ethiopia

Africa50 CEO meets with President of Ethiopia

Africa50 CEO, Alain Ebobissé has held discussions with H.E. Sahle-Work Zwede, President of Ethiopia, on ways of strengthening collaboration with the country in order to support its infrastructure development plan.

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