The continue war over the 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) between Ethiopia and Egypt is set to continue with both parties still yet to agree on technical term as Sudan is cut in the middle.
When completed, the Dam will become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. With … Read More
Tanzania Zambia Mafuta (Tazama) is seeking for funds to upgrade its pipeline diameter to 12 inches. The fund in question for the upgrade is proposed to be US$400million.
Speaking to media, Tazama’s Tanzania Regional Manager, Abraham Saunyama said “What we want is to make the whole pipeline from Dar to … Read More
As the coronavirus keeps on spreading, Rwanda Government has began plans to upgrade the airport. The new upgrade will see the airport increase its aircraft parking capacity, arrival terminal and the runway strip.
Managing Director of Rwanda Airports Company (RAC), Firmin Karambizi said “We are expanding the aircraft parking capacity … Read More
The construction of Dandora stadium which is nearly completed is now on hold. The project is undergoing Ethics and Anti-Corruption (EACC) probe process after officials allegedly stop the work as they identify sub-standard materials been used in the construction.
These halt to construction activities has further delayed the launch date … Read More
Lagos state government in Nigeria has announced plans to repair the marina beach bridge. Speaking during a statement by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, he said the repair works by the Federal Ministry of Works, is long overdue and vital for the safety of residents, especially motorists that … Read More
Plans has been announced by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) to construct a total of 142 stores at Ho market in Ghana.
Speaking to the media, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ho, Prosper Pi-Bansa said the construction which will be in two separate project will commence simultaneously in three weeks, … Read More
The construction of Kiambu-Ruaka water supply has kick-off in Kenya. The project will benefit over 100,000 residents of Ruaka and Kiambu town with improved supply of clean drinking water and sanitation services.
The Africa Development Bank is funding the project which will be under the Kenya Towns Sustainable Water Supply … Read More
Construction of two new primary schools is underway in Ribda and Alet administrative areas, Forto Sawa sub zone. The project is aimed at reinforcing the teaching and learning process in the area according to Abubakar Idris, administrator of the sub zone.
These development is a major boost to the area … Read More
As the novel virus keeps spreading across the world, lawmaker in Liberia has asked the Government not to demolish the Ria Highway.
The lawmaker representing Independent, District #2, Margibi, . Ivar Jones said it would not be timely to demolish homes of people who have been asked to stay home … Read More
Every Africa nation has its problem when it comes to infrastructure development, with South Africa major problem has to be water supply.
In the past couple of months, the nation has witness serious water drought all over the country. Special water tanks had to be supplied to different location to … Read More
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It always sad when a structure is build but have no proper maintenance plans. This can be witness with the Kipchoge Keino Stadium that has gone from one of Kenya pride and joy to an eyesore. The stadium which began renovation in 2017 was put to halt with no proper … Read More
The ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a Town hall and primary school has kick-off in Margibi county district in Liberia.
The construction cost is worth US$105,000 with the two primary school having US$80,000 while the remaining US$25,000 will be for the town hall.
Speaking during the ceremony, Margibi … Read More
The building collapsed in Imo state just few weeks ago has put the engineering society in Nigeria on the radar again.
According to National President of Nigeria Institute of Building (NIOB), Builder Kunle Awobodu, an investigation needs to be carried-out while prosecuting those responsible for the disaster.
He said “On … Read More
The renovation of Soroti hospital is now on hold after engineers condemned the structure, saying it is old and dilapidated, and that the wall was too weak.
According to Principal hospital administrator, Simon Kisabagirye “the medical ward was infested by termites and we thought it was necessary to renovate it … Read More
South Africa construction industry was on hold for five weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These has made the construction industry to suffer with contractor been affected the most.
Even before the temporary closure of activities in the sector, it was already having a steep decline as only few company … Read More
As construction activities begins to resume around Africa and the world, it is important that the construction industry understand the need to social distance when performing their job.
The need to work safely during this novel virus period is vital as it prevent lose of life as well as increase … Read More
The lock down of Abuja and Lagos via the presidential order has affected the construction industry in the nation. But with the lock down partial reduced, Construction activities is once again set to kick-off.
Director, Federal Highways, South West, Mr. Adedamola Kuti said Julius Berger would have resumed works on … Read More
Ntungamo—Kabale highway has been opened to the public after it was closed on may 4 2020. Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) block the highway as emergency repair kicking off the next day.
The highway was reported earlier in our previous post of a mudslide that block the highway due to … Read More
North West District Council (NWDC) in Botswana hopes to complete maintenance of 79 primary school soon. The announced was made by Deputy council chairperson, Mr Lekonne Masoko.
According to Masoko, “The project entails construction of new ablution facilities, maintenance of toilets, procurement of 10 000 litre water tanks and stands.”… Read More