ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

The Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (ZINARA) has hiked toll fees by 73% in line with obtaining exchange rate dynamics.

The developments are in line with recent fluctuations of the Zimbabwean dollar on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) foreign exchange auction platform, which saw the value of the local currency

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KPA TO COMPLETE PHASE TWO OF MOMBASA PORT TERMINAL NEXT MONTH

KPA TO COMPLETE PHASE TWO OF MOMBASA PORT TERMINAL NEXT MONTH

Phase Two of the Sh32 billion second container terminal at the port of Mombasa is complete and set for commissioning next month.

Construction of the terminal which started in September 2018, is expected to increase the port’s annual capacity by 450,000 containers, bringing the total annual capacity to 2.1 million

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MALAWI GOVT. AWARDS MARKA-BANGULA RAILWAY TO CONTRACTOR

MALAWI GOVT. AWARDS MARKA-BANGULA RAILWAY TO CONTRACTOR

Malawi Government has handed over the construction of the K69 billion Marka-Bangula Railway line project to the contractor, China Railway Bureau Group 20 fondly known as CR20.

The ceremony took place at the Malawi Mozambique border at Marka in Nsanje where Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Public

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LIBERIA ROAD FUNDS DIVERSION CAUSING SERIOUS PROBLEM

LIBERIA ROAD FUNDS DIVERSION CAUSING SERIOUS PROBLEM

Millions of United States dollars collected as levies from motorists to construct and maintain roads in the country are being diverted from the National Road Fund to other uses despite the deplorable nature of roads in the country.

An Audit of the National Road Fund conducted by the General Auditing

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MAURITIUS CIDB DISCUSSED SME CHALLENGES FOR CONTRACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY

MAURITIUS CIDB DISCUSSED SME CHALLENGES FOR CONTRACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY

The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) held a workshop focussing on the challenges faced by Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) contractors in the construction sector.

The Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mr Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram; the Chairperson of the CIDB, Mr Tarkaswar Cowaloosur; the Executive Director of the

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NIGERIA GOVT. TO TACKLE HOUSING HOUSING CHALLENGES AFTER PARTNERSHIP WITH OAK HOME

NIGERIA GOVT. TO TACKLE HOUSING HOUSING CHALLENGES AFTER PARTNERSHIP WITH OAK HOME

Oak Homes, a Lagos-based top notch-housing firm, has made its debut in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, in a bid to redefine the concept of luxury living in the city.

The company’s entry into the FCT was heralded on Tuesday by a ground-breaking ceremony, performed by the FCT Minister

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HOW YOUNG AFRICAN LADY IS CHANGING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN NAMIBIA

HOW YOUNG AFRICAN LADY IS CHANGING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN NAMIBIA

A YOUNG business management graduate has ventured into the manufacturing industry, turning thorns into toothpicks.

Nadapewa Embula (26) said that struggling to find employment as a graduate is what drove her to start her own business, and the solution was the camel thorn tree.

Embula said the inspiration to make

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EGYPT LAUNCH NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE 2050

EGYPT LAUNCH NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE 2050

Egypt will today launch the National Strategy for Climate Change 2050 in an event that will be attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and a large number of ministers.

The strategy aims for achieving sustainable growth that is based on emission reduction in different sectors and improving capacity-building in the

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RWANDA GOVT. SIGN LOAN DEAL FOR NYACYONGA-MUKOTO ROAD

RWANDA GOVT. SIGN LOAN DEAL FOR NYACYONGA-MUKOTO ROAD

Rwanda has signed a loan agreement worth US$18million (approximately Rwf18Bn) with OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) to upgrade the road from Nyacyonga to Mukoto between Gasabo and Rulindo districts.

The upgrade of the 36-km stretch is projected to benefit the population by creating an alternative access road from Kigali

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HANDOVER OF 28-STOREY KENYA PARLIAMENT TOWER SET FOR JULY

HANDOVER OF 28-STOREY KENYA PARLIAMENT TOWER SET FOR JULY

Kenya Clerk of the National Assembly Michael Sialai says the handover of 28-story Parliament Towers will now be done in July.

According to reports last year, it was reported that the Ksh5.8B Parliament Towers Hits Deadlock after the Public Service Commission allegedly breached the law by exceeding the contractual variation

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GEITA REGION ANNOUNCED SPENDING OF 3BN ON CONSTRUCTION OF MODERN LIVESTOCK AUTION MARKET

GEITA REGION ANNOUNCED SPENDING OF 3BN ON CONSTRUCTION OF MODERN LIVESTOCK AUTION MARKET

According to a report from the Geita region, the first phase of the construction of a modern livestock auction market has used over 3.1bn. 

The project is being implemented at a total budget of 4.8bn/- by contractors the National Housing Corporation (NHC) and the Tanzania Building Agency (TBA).

The information

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SA RESIDENT DEMAND SAHRC’s INVESTIGATION INTO WATER CRISIS

SA RESIDENT DEMAND SAHRC’s INVESTIGATION INTO WATER CRISIS

The Nelson Mandela Bay Water Crisis Committee are demanding that the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) investigate allegations of corruption and mismanagement against the municipality. They also warned that they are prepared to shut down the metro should the municipality continue to ignore their demands.

In a recent statement, the

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AFRICA BUSINESS GROWTH: HOW DIGITALIZATION IS IMPORTANT

AFRICA BUSINESS GROWTH: HOW DIGITALIZATION IS IMPORTANT

There is strong potential for robust, sustained, and inclusive economic growth in Africa, and it is being fuelled by the accelerated adoption of digitalization. As Africa continues its transition to a digital economy, new technologies are positively disrupting sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing, financial services, urban development, transport, and logistics,

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ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Zimbabwe’s road reconstruction and maintenance programs and other efforts by the Government to sort out transport infrastructure are attracting attention with a 10-member delegation from Zambia’s Parliament arriving yesterday for a five-day visit to see how this was done and done with internal funds.

The Zambian delegation is made up

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NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY: MORE THAN 11,000 VEHICLES REGISTERED

NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY: MORE THAN 11,000 VEHICLES REGISTERED

More than 11,000 vehicles have already been registered to use the Chinese-built Nairobi Expressway which was opened to the public on a trial basis on Saturday.

Motorists seeking to have a driving experience on the eight-lane elevated dual carriageway trooped to the road early full of excitement.

Transport Minister James

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TANZANIA GOVT. TO REVIEW RURAL WATER CHARGES

TANZANIA GOVT. TO REVIEW RURAL WATER CHARGES

Tanzania government plans to review rural water charges to enable Tanzanians living in rural areas to have access to the service at a much more affordable price.

Minister for Water Jumaa Aweso expressed the government’s intention to continue bringing relief in water charges to rural dwellers on Friday as he

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AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the government for putting the Pokuase Interchange money to the benefit of the country.

The US$84 million the bank gave the Government of Ghana was for a Three-Tier interchange, but that same amount was used to construct all four

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GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

The African Development Bank (AFDB) estimates that of the total of 10,538Km of public roads in Liberia, only a minute portion about 7% (734 Km) are paved.

The Liberian Government has made the construction of roads a top priority and a conduit to achieving the objectives of its development roadmap,

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

The temporary hoisting of the Chinese flag at the construction site of the new Parliament Building in Mount Hampden is standard practice in cases of Government-to-Government contractual agreements as the Chinese are funding the construction through a grant.

Once everything is finished and the building is handed over to the

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FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

Work on the five-kilometer Ningo-Prampram Coastal Protection project is almost 50% complete. According to Osei Sarpong, Project Manager, 24 groynes out of the planned 48 had been constructed so far to reduce, and divert tidal currents which hitherto were destroying property along the coastline.

A groyne is a rigid hydraulic

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