GHANA GOVT. ANOUNNCED COMPLETION OF TAMALE AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT

GHANA GOVT. ANOUNNCED COMPLETION OF TAMALE AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT

The Tamale Airport Development Phase II Project has been completed and is awaiting inauguration by the President this year.

The expansion works, costing US$70 million, including the construction of a modern terminal building and other ancillary facilities such as a VIP lounge, two boarding gates, four self-service check-in kiosks, eight

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BANK OF KIGALI APPROVED RWF30M TO CONSTRUCT YOUTH-LED PROJECT

BANK OF KIGALI APPROVED RWF30M TO CONSTRUCT YOUTH-LED PROJECT

Bank of Kigali (BK) has sponsored a youth-led organization, Our Past Initiative, with over Rwf 30 million to construct and equip a menstrual hygiene room at Ngeruka Primary School, located in Ngeruka Sector, Bugesera District.

The inauguration of the construction activities took place at the school on September 24, where

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CONSTRUCTION OF BAGAMOYO PORT UNDERWAY IN TANZANIA

CONSTRUCTION OF BAGAMOYO PORT UNDERWAY IN TANZANIA

Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) has revealed in Dar es Salaam that preparations for the construction of Bagamoyo Port are underway.

TPA’s Director General Plasduce Mbossa said on Saturday that the government is looking for a strategic investor although part of the mega project will be executed by the State.

“We

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ZIMBABWE AND CHINA SIGNED BATTERY METAL INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION

ZIMBABWE AND CHINA SIGNED BATTERY METAL INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION

Chinese investors signed a deal to build a $2.8 billion battery metals industrial park. Zimbabwean authorities say the lithium, platinum, and nickel production will be used to make solar batteries.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the project, about an hour’s drive northwest of Harare, would help turn around the decline of

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RECONSTRUCTION OF KAILAHUM-BUEDU ROAD BID HELD IN SIERRA LEONE

RECONSTRUCTION OF KAILAHUM-BUEDU ROAD BID HELD IN SIERRA LEONE

The Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA) held a pre-bid meeting and site visit with construction firms that intend to bid for the reconstruction of the Kailahun – Buedu Road.

The purpose of the meeting was to enable intended bidders to have a proper understanding of the key requirements in the

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ZANZIBAR AND UK FIRM SIGN ROAD PROJECT DEAL IN TANZANIA

ZANZIBAR AND UK FIRM SIGN ROAD PROJECT DEAL IN TANZANIA

Zanzibar government has signed a 587.8bn/- agreement with the UK firm ‘Propav Infrastructures’ in partnership with local al company- MECCO, for the construction of three main roads in Unguja and Pemba Islands, measuring about 103.5 kilometers.

The signing ceremony was held at the office of the Zanzibar Ministry of Infrastructure,

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MANUFACTURING OF BOEING 737 MAX AIRPLANE FACILITY INAUGURATED IN ETHIOPIA

MANUFACTURING OF BOEING 737 MAX AIRPLANE FACILITY INAUGURATED IN ETHIOPIA

Ethiopian Airlines and Geven-SkyTecno have inaugurated a state-of-the-art facility for the manufacturing of Insulation Blankets for Boeing 737 MAX airplanes.

The facility is part of a Boeing agreement (BSCA) between The Boeing Company, Geven-Skytecno, and Ethiopian Airlines.

The new joint venture company of Ethiopian and Geven-SkyTecno is based in Addis

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ESKOM LAUNCHES POWER PURCHASE PROGRAM IN SOUTH AFRICA

ESKOM LAUNCHES POWER PURCHASE PROGRAM IN SOUTH AFRICA

Eskom launches power purchase programme to secure 1 000MW to bolster constrained generation capacity

As part of the broad measures to address the load-shedding crisis, Eskom has today launched three programmes to procure much-needed power for the national grid.

Initially, the programmes will focus on generators capable of supplying more

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RECONSTRUCTION OF BAILY BRIDGE COMMENCED IN GHANA

RECONSTRUCTION OF BAILY BRIDGE COMMENCED IN GHANA

Re-construction works have commenced on the Baily Bridge over the Kpeshie Lagoon in Accra.

The work being undertaken by China Gansu International Construction Company is expected to be completed by December 15, 2022. It forms part of the 16-kilometer Tema-Accra Beach road project under construction.

This came to light when

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CONTRACTOR ABANDONED KISII-ISEBANIA ROAD PROJECT OVER OUTSTANDING DEBT IN KENYA

CONTRACTOR ABANDONED KISII-ISEBANIA ROAD PROJECT OVER OUTSTANDING DEBT IN KENYA

The contractor constructing the Kisii-Isebania road has abandoned the project over an outstanding debt of Sh1.5 billion.

The China Henan International Corporation Group was awarded the contract to build the 86-kilometer road by the national government at the cost of Sh8.6 billion.

The contractor has said he will only resume

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EGYPT WATER MINISTER DISCUSS WATER PROJECTS WITH JICA

EGYPT WATER MINISTER DISCUSS WATER PROJECTS WITH JICA

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sweilam met with Japan’s Ambassador in Cairo Oka Hiroshi, along with representatives of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of water resources.

During the meeting, Sweilam pointed to the long

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SOUTH SUDAN ACQUIRE LANDS AT PORT OF DJIBOUTI TO CONSTRUCT NEW FACILITY

SOUTH SUDAN ACQUIRE LANDS AT PORT OF DJIBOUTI TO CONSTRUCT NEW FACILITY

South Sudan has acquired three acres of land at the port of Djibouti for the construction of a facility to handle the import and exportation of goods initially channeled through Mombasa port in Kenya.

The Vice President and Chairperson for Infrastructure Development Cluster, Taban Deng Gai said he was directed

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PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT KEY TO ACHIEVING WATER EFFICIENCY IN SA

PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT KEY TO ACHIEVING WATER EFFICIENCY IN SA

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says there is a need to increase private sector involvement in water services to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Mchunu was speaking at the International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The congress, held from 11 – 15

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BUILDING COLLAPSED IN JOS STATE AS MANY ESCAPE INJURIES

BUILDING COLLAPSED IN JOS STATE AS MANY ESCAPE INJURIES

Several persons cheated death following the collapse of a two-story building in Bukuru, Jos South local government area of Plateau State on Sunday night.

Our correspondent gathered that the collapsed structure was used as a residential building, supermarket, and spare part shops. The building is located opposite Bukuru Stadium.

A

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GHANA GOVT. TO DUALIZE PEDUASE-KOFORIDUA ROAD

GHANA GOVT. TO DUALIZE PEDUASE-KOFORIDUA ROAD

The government is considering the dualization of the Peduase to Koforidua stretch of the Madina-Koforidua road, the Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Seth Kwame Akyeampong, has disclosed.

He said the decision apart from completing the dualization of the full Medina-Koforidua road would also open up the region for investment and tourism.

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UGHE UNVEIL INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY RESEARCH IN RWANDA

UGHE UNVEIL INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY RESEARCH IN RWANDA

The Institute of Global Health Equity Research (IGHER) which is part of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) was officially launched on September 16, with an ambition to become the epicenter of the creation and dissemination of global knowledge focused on the eradication of global health inequities.

IGHER which

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ELECTRICITY CHALLENGE: HOW ESKOM STAGE 6 IS CAUSING PANIC

ELECTRICITY CHALLENGE: HOW ESKOM STAGE 6 IS CAUSING PANIC

The future looks gloomy for South Africans after Eskom announced on Sunday morning that stage 6 will remain in place indefinitely.

And Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter said there is a risk that load shedding may be extended beyond stage 6.

“We will definitely have a high stage of

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FOUR STOREY BUILDING COLLAPSED IN UYO, NIGERIA

FOUR STOREY BUILDING COLLAPSED IN UYO, NIGERIA

Four people have been rescued from the rubble of a collapsed four-storey building in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The building, which was supposed to be a six-storey building, collapsed on Saturday while contractors were on the fourth floor.

“Four persons (have been) rescued and taken to the hospital,” according

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LUMUMBA HALL TO BE RENOVATED AFTER 50YEARS IN UGANDA

LUMUMBA HALL TO BE RENOVATED AFTER 50YEARS IN UGANDA

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has ordered students residing in Lumumba Hall of residence to immediately vacate and pave way for its renovation.

A section of students had stayed in Lumumba hall to finish their recess period but in a letter dated September, 12th 2022 by the Vice

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HOW TO STOP BUILDING COLLAPSED IN LAGOS

HOW TO STOP BUILDING COLLAPSED IN LAGOS

Buildings in Lagos state, Nigeria’s economic hub, have in recent years been collapsing in greater numbers than ever. Between 2000 and 2021 the city experienced 167 reported cases, with significant human and economic losses.

The latest data from Lagos State Emergency Management Agency showed that between January and

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