President Félix Tshisekedi has been involved in the discussions with Afreximbank for the financing of a project to build two roads, including a section of 188 km, in central DR Congo.
EGAAD director general Reda Boulos is carrying out new projects in Madagascar. His group is to take part in the construction of a new motorway between Antananarivo and the port of Toamasina, and negotiating to set up a PPP to invest in the Pharmalagasy pharmaceuticals plant.
The government has obtained the backing of the two Congolese banks for three infrastructure projects it plans to realise in the central part of the country. The work will be carried out by Egyptian construction company Hassan Allam.
Experts from ANSER, the brand new national electrification and rural energy services agency, are this year due to visit the western provinces of Kwango, Kwilu and Mai-Ndombe, as well as the outskirts of Kinshasa.
Guinea's foreign affairs minister Ibrahima Kalil Kaba to travel to Egypt this weekend to discuss plans for the future 90MW hydropower plant at Fomi.
As well as being the DRC's ambassador to the business world, Felix Tshisekedi's influential special adviser is careful to take care of his own oil product trading interests. In this area, he relies on the close links he has forged with members of the Sassou Nguesso family.
The rapprochement between Kinshasa and Cairo sparked after presidents Félix Tshisekedi and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met in January last year, is beginning to bear fruit.
Congolese authorities are trying to get the construction of the 64 MW Grand Katende hydroelectric power station, on hold since the Kamuina Nsapu insurrection in 2016, back on track.
The French electricity and drinking water producer has been trying to expand beyond Ivory Coast for years. The consortium it heads has now won a major contract for a pilot electrification project in northern DRC.
Despite being embroiled in a violent political battle with Joseph Kabila supporters in Kinshasa, President Tshisekedi is having to organise the team which will have charge of managing his term as African Union chair in 2021.
Like its government, which has been trying new tacks to increase its influence on the continent, the Egyptian fertiliser producer Evergrow is developing a growth strategy.
Looking to diversify their economy beyond oil, the United Arab Emirates are exploring business opportunities in the DRC and are in discussion with Félix Tshisekedi's staff.
The six members of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) are planning a round table in November to raise funds for the construction of roads and electricity plants.
With Kinshasa and Cairo showering each other with gestures of friendship since the beginning of the year, the Congolese president is to meet Field Marshal Sisi with a view to boosting economic cooperation between the two countries.
On a visit to Kinshasa on 16 September, the Australian metals giant Fortescue put forward an ambitious plan to develop electrical power and mining projects.
Jean-Claude Kabongo, the Congolese regime's business emissary, is putting to fresh use the impressive contact network he built up when he was himself in business in the oil and security equipment supply sectors.
With African Union support, the DRC will in late April play host to dozens of VIPs to discuss the development of the Congo River scheme that comprises several vast dams.
Congolese authorities are discussing the possibility of a new consortium made up of of Egypt's Income and the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) taking over the Inga III project.