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Ghana approves EPC contract for UKEF-backed airport expansion

The Parliament of Ghana has approved of a €58.9 million contract signed between the government and London-based Contracta Construction UK for the expansion of Kumasi Airport located in the Ashanti region

AMEA Power reaches financial close on Jordan solar

An AMEA Power-led consortium has reached financial close on the 50MW Al Husainiyah solar PV in the Ma’an Governorate, Jordan, supported by FMO and DEG debt

Shortlist emerges for PPP transaction adviser in Cambodia

Three teams have been shortlisted to be the transaction adviser on a PPP project in Cambodia, following a second re-advertisement request for expressions of interest last month

Credit quality up for Clifford Capital's ECA-backed PFLO platform

After more than eights months in the market, the portfolio credit quality of Singapore-based Clifford Capital's project finance collateralized loan obligation platform has improved, according to a credit rating agency

EBRD seeks consultant for Lebanese wind/solar

The EBRD has invited bids from advisory firms for consultancy roles on tenders for up to 400MW of wind energy and 300MW of solar PV

Zambia picks winners for KfW's GET FiT solar tender

KfW and the government of Zambia have awarded six solar PV IPPs with a combined installed power capacity of 120MW to three consortia under round 1 of the country’s GET FiT programme

JICA supports Palau's first major infra PPP

Palau International Airport’s special purpose vehicle have signed a loan for the $31.4 million expansion project at the Pacific archipelago’s only international airport

COO appointed for OPIC

Ryan Brennan has been appointed COO of the US government’s development finance institution OPIC, having previously served as vice-president for the office of investment policy

IFC to advise on Vietnam medical centre PPP

The International Finance Corporation has been named as transaction adviser on the Ho Chi Minh City medical training and outpatient centre PPP

Lebanon nears decision on FSRUs

Lebanon’s Ministry of Energy and Water has confirmed that it is intending to name a preferred bidder for the contract to supply three floating, storage and regasification units (FSRUs) by the end of April 2019

Total/Guanghui sign LNG SPA

Total and Guanghui International Natural Gas Trading, a subsidiary of Chinese energy company Guanghui Energy, have signed a long-term sales and purchase agreement

RFP out for IFC's Scaling Solar in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance has released the RFP for the Scaling Solar tender it is running with the IFC

AIIB-backed PE fund heads toward target

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to be a limited partner in a private equity fund focused on infrastructure managed by Asia Investment Fund Management (AIFML) – an obscure Hong Kong-licenced investment management firm

Hack replaces MacNamara at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has appointed Sandra Hack to replace John MacNamara as the bank’s global head of structured commodity trade finance.

JBIC lends to Chilean desal project

Minera los Pelambres has signed a loan with JBIC to finance infrastructure associated with the Los Pelambres copper mine expansion and desalination plant in Chile

Advisers shortlisted for ADB-backed roads in Myanmar

Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction (MOC) and the ADB have shortlisted legal advisers and outline business case (OBC) consultants to assist with four upcoming brownfield road concessions

EBRD backs North Macedonia's first IPP

Elektrani na Makedonija (ELEM), North Macedonia’s state-owned electric utility, has launched a tender for the supply and installation of a 10MW utility-scale solar project

Colombian port files for IDB loan

Colombia's Puerto Antioquia has requested a $112 million loan from IDB Invest for the development of a port project following the selection of a preferred bidder in March