Africa > Central Africa > Infrastructure Projects

Infrastructure Projects in Central Africa

  • Gabon to dedicate funding for new transport infrastructure projects

    GABON, 2015/12/26 Plans to link Gabon’s second-major city, Port-Gentil, with the rest of the country by road are making steady evolution, with the new 93-km Port-Gentil-Omboué motorway reaching 20% completion in late September. The project highlights the government’s commitment to improving internal transport infrastructure. Currently, Port-Gentil, which is as well the centre of the country’s oil and gas sector, is only reachable by air, separated from the rest of the country by ocean, swamps, rivers and heavily forested areas.
  • Angola creates transport networks and builds more ports

    ANGOLA, 2015/11/21 Four new transport networks will be created and three major ports built in Angola as any minute at this time as possible in order to have full coverage at a national and regional level, said Thursday in Luanda the Minister of Transport. The four networks are the national rail network, national network of logistics platforms, coastal network of northern Angola and Luanda light rail network and the ports are the new deepwater port of Cabinda, the new port of Luanda, at Barra do Dande , where the current port serving the capital of the country will be trasferred and the new port of Porto Amboim, according to Angolan news agency Angop.
  • Developed infrastructure and regional links lead to 300 million consumers

    EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 2015/05/24 Good relations and investments in infrastructure have created an ideal route into Central and West African markets Buoyed by the funds from oil exports inclunding the prestige of its newly discovered resources, Equatorial Guinea has begun to leverage its additional prominent place on the world map to improve itself in ways that are not purely economic. Well aware that no country can thrive by oil alone, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is determined to ensure that his country optimizes an extra of its finest assets: its privileged location as a gateway to Africa. With the Atlantic Ocean running along its western coast, Cameroon to its north, and Gabon running along its eastern and southern borders, Equatorial Guinea is a self-proclaimed “Singapore of Africa” – a strategically placed portal to a market of over 300 million consumers from nearby nations.