SIEMENS COMPLETES TOSHKA ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION IN EGYPT

SIEMENS COMPLETES TOSHKA ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION IN EGYPT

Siemens completes Toshka Electricity substation that will dispatch around 4000 MW of electricity in Egypt.

Siemens has completed the construction of  the new Toshka Electrical Substation in Egypt. The new 220kv Air-Insulated Substation (AIS) will dispatch around 4000MW of electricity to secure reliable power transmission. It will also help to …

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AWARD WINNING SWAHILI GEM APARTMENTS

AWARD WINNING SWAHILI GEM APARTMENTS

The Incredibly beautiful, and award winning Swahili Gem Apartments in Mombasa, Kenya.

The building of Swahili Gem aimed at translating contemporary Swahili into a High-rise structure. The structure is a residential occupancy along the Tudor creek – Mombasa. Tudor creek is also famous for other numerous developments along the coast …

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ETHIOPIA AND DJIBOUTI SIGN GAS PIPELINE DEAL

ETHIOPIA AND DJIBOUTI SIGN GAS PIPELINE DEAL

Ethiopia and Djibouti sign gas pipeline deal

Ethiopia and Djibouti have recently signed a gas pipeline deal . The deal involves building of a gas pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in Djibouti.

According to Djibouti’s energy minister Yonis Ali Guedi; the gas pipeline project is the …

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EGYPT’s OPEN ECONOMY RESULTS IN MORE GERMAN PARTNERSHIP

EGYPT’s OPEN ECONOMY RESULTS IN MORE GERMAN PARTNERSHIP

Germany and Egypt to partner more because of Egypt’s open economy and policies.

Egypt’s open economy progress is commendable says Germany. This is according to Thomas Bareiß; German’s parliamentary state secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy BMWi bund.

To further strengthen mutual links …

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NIGERIANS REACT TO INEC DECISION ON NATIONAL ELECTION

NIGERIANS REACT TO INEC DECISION ON NATIONAL ELECTION

Nigerians across the country are reacting to INEC decision made few hours to the national election.

Early this morning, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) briefed the nation.

“Ladies and gentlemen, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) met on Friday 15, February 2019, and reviewed …

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NISSAN TO BUILD CAR ASSEMBLY PLANT IN ALGERIA

NISSAN TO BUILD CAR ASSEMBLY PLANT IN ALGERIA

Nissan signs agreement with Hasnaoui Group to build car assembly plant in Algeria.

Japanese second largest automaker Nissan Motor Corporation, will soon build a car assembly plant in Algeria. This announcement came after Nissan signed an agreement with Algerian private partner Hasnaoui Group; to build a US$160 million car assembly …

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CONSTRUCTION PLANS ARE UNDERWAY FOR ANOTHER STADIUM IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION PLANS ARE UNDERWAY FOR ANOTHER STADIUM IN ZIMBABWE

Plans are underway to construct another stadium in Zimbabwe that will host high-profile games.

The government are making plans for the construction of a new multi-million dollar state of the art  stadium in Zimbabwe. These plans were revealed by the Harare City Council. The stadium will located in the South …

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THE TOP 5 LONGEST BRIDGES IN AFRICA

THE TOP 5  LONGEST BRIDGES IN AFRICA

In this article, we would be discuss the longest bridges in Africa. We would take a look at the top 5 longest bridges in the continent.

But first what are bridges?

Bridges are structures built to span over physical obstacles without closing the way underneath it. It is one of …

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EU BLACKLIST A NUMBER OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES

EU BLACKLIST A NUMBER OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES

The European Union (EU) blacklist a number of African countries due to money laundering, and their support for terrorism.

Some African countries have made their way into the European Union’s EU blacklist. The reason for blacklisting them includes money laundering, support for terrorism and others. The countries which were on …

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RECONSTRUCTION OF OFEME COMMUNITY ROAD KICKS-OFF

RECONSTRUCTION OF OFEME COMMUNITY ROAD KICKS-OFF

Federal government flags off reconstruction of Ofeme community road

The long awaited reconstruction of Ofeme community road in Abia state has kicked-off. This is after the flag-off was performed yesterday by the federal government in partnership with Dangote Industries Limited.

The project is under the Executive Order #7 of 2019 …

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CHINESE EXIM BANK TO OFFER EGYPT US$3bn FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT

CHINESE EXIM BANK TO OFFER EGYPT US$3bn FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT

Chinese Exim Bank offer US$3bn to Egypt for its infrastructure development.

Chinese Exim Bank is offering Egypt US$3bn for their new projects over the next couple of years. This will help grow Exim Bank brand in the nation as well as investing for the future.

The fund will include a …

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ASHAKA CEMENT COMPANY TO LAUNCH 16 MEGA WATT PLANT

ASHAKA CEMENT COMPANY TO LAUNCH 16 MEGA WATT PLANT

Ashaka Cement Company, a subsidiary of Lafarge Africa Plc will soon launch a 16-megawatt power plant in Nigeria. The power plant will help add more megawatts to the national grid.

According to the Managing Director of Ashaka Cement, Rabiu Abdullah Umar, the plant which costs about 11 million naira; will …

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MOBILE MONEY IN UGANDA TO ATTRACT DEBT INVESTORS

MOBILE MONEY IN UGANDA TO ATTRACT DEBT INVESTORS

Uganda’s mobile money platform will help attract debt investors.

Uganda is planning to use mobile money platforms to sell government securities to its citizens. The government said the mobile money platform will help reduce the dependence on commercial banks and institutional investors for funding.

The Ugandan government also believes the …

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EGYPT ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF US$800M OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION TENDERS

EGYPT ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF US$800M OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION TENDERS

Minister of Petroleum Announces winners of Both EGAS and EGPC oil and gas exploration tenders in Egypt.

Egypt’s Petroleum Minister has announced the result of the oil and gas exploration tenders. These oil and gas exploration tenders were for digging the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and The Egyptian …

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THE BLUE WATER LAGOS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

THE BLUE WATER LAGOS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

A top out ceremony took place recently for the on-going construction of the Blue Water Lagos  – a Residential Development by Africa Capital Alliance and El-Alan Construction. 

In building construction, top out ceremony takes place when the last beam (or its equivalent) is placed atop a structure. The Blue Water

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IMPROVING CONDITIONS FOR SOLAR ENERGY INVESTMENTS IN ETHIOPIA

IMPROVING CONDITIONS FOR SOLAR ENERGY INVESTMENTS IN ETHIOPIA

By Kieran Whyte, Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice, Mike Webb, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, and Yibeltal Shiferaw, on secondment from Tadesse Kiros Law Offices (TKLO) in Ethiopia

Ethiopia are preparing for the future through its Solar Energy Investments. Solar Energy is one of the …

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NACHTIGAL HYDROPOWER PLANT IN CAMEROON TO LIMIT CLIMATE CHANGE

NACHTIGAL HYDROPOWER PLANT IN CAMEROON TO LIMIT CLIMATE CHANGE

Nachtigal Hydropower Plant in Cameroon will help limit climate change.

On the 31st of January 2019, the World Bank Group via World Bank Africa tweeted; that it supports the construction of the Nachtigal Hydropower plant in Cameroon.

Derivatives from the tweet suggests that; the 420 mega watts (MW) Nachtigal Hydropower …

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CONSTRUCTION OF DAR-MORO SGR IN TANZANIA REACHES 42%

CONSTRUCTION OF DAR-MORO SGR IN TANZANIA REACHES 42%

Tanzania Dar-Moro standard gauge railway construction reaches 42% completion.

The Construction of Tanzania’s biggest standard gauge railway (SGR) is 42% complete according to the government. The Dar-Moro SGR will help connect its main port of Dar es Salaam to its land-locked neighbours. These neighbours include, the Democratic Republic of Congo, …

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MEDICAL DRONES SET TO KICK-OFF OPERATION IN GHANA

MEDICAL DRONES SET TO KICK-OFF OPERATION IN GHANA

Medical Drones service to kick-off in Ghana by 2nd Quarter

Medical drones are seen as the future in the health sector. This is why Ghana is working on facilities that will make this possible. The construction of the medical drone port facility which is already underway will be the biggest …

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NAMIBIA’s PRESIDENT DISCUSS E-GOVERNANCE WITH ESTONIA PRESIDENT

NAMIBIA’s PRESIDENT DISCUSS E-GOVERNANCE WITH ESTONIA PRESIDENT

Namibia plans to move into e-governance after meeting with Estonia delegates.

Namibia President Hage G. Geingob has held a bilateral meeting with Estonia President Kersti Kaljulaid in the state capital Windhoek. The focus of the  meeting was on e-governance and digital transformation in Africa.

Namibia is planning to introduce e-governance …

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