GHANA SKY TRAIN PROJECT TO KICK OFF SOON

GHANA SKY TRAIN PROJECT TO KICK OFF SOON

Ghana signs the Concession Agreement for the construction of the Accra Sky Train Project.

With the concession signed, feasibility studies for the project will kick off. The project is first of its kind to be witnessed in Ghana and will enhance smooth and fast transportation.
The decision to construct the …

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THE MOU FOR AFRICA’S RAILWAY NETWORK CONCLUDED

THE MOU FOR AFRICA’S RAILWAY NETWORK CONCLUDED

Afreximbank and Thelo DB signs the MOU for the construction of Africa’s railway network.

The Memorandum of Understanding signed during the African Investment forum in Johannesburg will enable both parties to finance, develop and operate the railway network across Africa. The project will remodel the current railway network to a …

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EQUATORIAL GUINEA USD100 MILLION SUBSEA GAS PIPELINE

EQUATORIAL GUINEA USD100 MILLION SUBSEA GAS PIPELINE

Saipem will construct the 70 kilometer sub-sea pipeline linking Alen Platform with the Punta Europa petrochemical hub.

A statement from the ministry confirmed that it had approved the US $100m contract for Italy’s Saipem to build the gas processing unit serving the Alen field.

The ministry has also approved the …

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TANZANIA DISSOLVES 36 WATER AUTHORITIES

TANZANIA DISSOLVES 36 WATER AUTHORITIES

The government of Tanzania has dismissed 36 water authorities to save operating cost.

The water authorities in Tanzania have different sectors, some cover the cost of projects and contribute to investment while others are subsidized with electricity and salaries of permanent staff.

Tanzania scraped the water authorities to reduce the …

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PICTURES: SOD OF LESOTHO HIGHLAND WATER PROJECT

PICTURES: SOD OF LESOTHO HIGHLAND WATER PROJECT

Lesotho Highlands Water Project to help South Africa in addressing their water challenges

Water is one of South Africa major problem. This is why the nation Minister of Human Settlements, Water & Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu visit Lesotho in a bid to tackle such challenges.

During her visit, Sisulu said the …

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UAE COMPANY TO CONSTRUCT DESALINATION PLANT IN EGYPT

UAE COMPANY TO CONSTRUCT DESALINATION PLANT IN EGYPT

Egypt Government analysing proposal from UAE company for the construction of a desalination plant

Egypt Government has announced they has received offer from a UAE company to construct a desalination plant in the nation. The proposal for the construction which is worth US$800m will have a total capacity of 500,000 …

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WEST AFRICA’S FIRST NEUROSURGICAL HOSPITAL

WEST AFRICA’S FIRST NEUROSURGICAL HOSPITAL

Ghana will be the first West African country to have a Neurosurgical Hospital for the treatment of brain-related diseases.

According to the report, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia revealed the plans for the hospital after the meeting with the President of the Chinese Neurosurgical Board, Professor Ling Feng, at the …

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ZIMBABWE’S NEW BANKNOTE WITH WITHDRAWAL LIMIT

ZIMBABWE’S NEW BANKNOTE WITH WITHDRAWAL LIMIT

Zimbabwe’s new banknote is as a result of the currency shortage in the country.

The new Zimbabwe 2 and 5 dollar notes will reduce the cash shortage in the country but the limitation as regards to its withdrawal is raising worrying concern among Zimbabweans. The bank insisted that withdrawal of …

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GhIG SAY ABURI-AYI MENSAH ROAD DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION WAS INADEQUATE

GhIG SAY ABURI-AYI MENSAH ROAD DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION WAS INADEQUATE

Ghana Institution of Geoscientists unhappy with road design of Aburi-Ayi Mensah dual carriage while also tasking Government to standardisation geomaterial.

Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG) has criticize the design and construction of the Aburi-Ayi Mensah dual carriage road as inadequate.

According to the institution, this is due to the application …

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO ESTABLISH E-CLASSROOM IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO ESTABLISH E-CLASSROOM IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Zimbabwe govt. to partner with FBC Bank for the e-classroom project.

Plans are set in motion for the construction of an e-classroom for primary school in the nation. This was made public by Secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs Tumisang Thabela.

According to Thabela, it will …

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[SPONSORED] 2019 ENGINEERING WEEK/NIGERIAN CONTENT DAY

[SPONSORED] 2019 ENGINEERING WEEK/NIGERIAN CONTENT DAY

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Omoku Branch is hosting an Engineering Week from 12 November  – 16 November 2019

Engr. Goodluck C. Ikenyiri MNSE MNIMechE, chairman of the branch will be hosting engineers at the Federal College of Education (Technical) Omoku, Rivers State. The theme for the 3-Day Programme

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THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR GREYSTONE TOWER, LAGOS

THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR GREYSTONE TOWER, LAGOS

Nigeria’s Oil Rich Billionaire and Port Harcourt Big Boy completes Multi-Million Dollar Skyscraper!

GreyStone Tower, a luxurious 18-floor mixed-use development in Victoria Island is drawing lots of public interest. The building occupies a 2,031 sqm land area, and has been completed in less than 5 years.

Chief (Barr) Dumo Lulu

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ACEN YPF VISIT THE NEW COASTAL CITY IN LAGOS

ACEN YPF VISIT THE NEW COASTAL CITY IN LAGOS

Future leaders in consulting engineering visit Nigeria’s new coastal city rising from the Atlantic ocean

The Young Professionals Forum of the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria (ACEN YPF) recently organised a technical visit to Eko Atlantic City! The Eko Atlantic City is a city rising from the Atlantic Ocean.

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TIME ENGINEERS GET INVITED TO THE TABLE; TIME FOR IMPLEMENTATION

TIME ENGINEERS GET INVITED TO THE TABLE; TIME FOR IMPLEMENTATION

According to Master Builders SA, 506 construction companies went into liquidation between 2014 and 2018. Furthermore, based on STATS SA data, it is estimated that in 2019 98 construction companies will go under. On top of this, construction companies battle to get paid for completed work – which does

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SOUTH AFRICA KICKS OFF CONSTRUCTION OF KARUSA AND SOETWATER WIND FARM

SOUTH AFRICA KICKS OFF CONSTRUCTION OF KARUSA AND SOETWATER WIND FARM

Enel has commenced the construction of the USD 446 million Karusa and Soetwater wind farm.

According to Enel Green Power, the construction of the wind farm is expected to run for 2 years and will be located at South Africa’s Karoo Hoogland District, Northern Cape province. In addition, the tools …

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THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA OPENS FOR A THIRD EDITION AT KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE

THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA OPENS FOR A THIRD EDITION AT KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
  • The official exhibition of National Construction Week brings business opportunities from around the world to Kenya’s construction sector from 5- 7 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre.
  • The Big 5 Construct Kenya hosts over 210 local and international exhibitors, and 40 free-to-attend workshops providing career development points to
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ETHIOPIA TO IMPORT SOUTH SUDAN OIL

ETHIOPIA TO IMPORT SOUTH SUDAN OIL

Ethiopia will start importing South Sudan oil  at cheaper rate compared to the more expensive product from the Middle East.

According to Ethiopia’s Minister of Mine and Petroleum Koang Tutlam, 15-20 percent of the money usually spent on importing refined oil from the Middle East has been saved from importing …

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NEW WATER PIPELINE LAYING CREATES TRAFFIC JAM AT NAMUGONGO ROAD

NEW WATER PIPELINE LAYING CREATES TRAFFIC JAM AT NAMUGONGO ROAD

NWSC’s laying of new water pipes creates traffic jam at Namugongo road in Uganda.

Resident of Namugongo community in Uganda has over the course of the day witness serious traffic jam at the Mogas gas station at the Kireka, Namugongo junction. This is due to the laying of new water …

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KENYA MOVES TO ATTRACT OIL IMPORTERS

KENYA MOVES TO ATTRACT OIL IMPORTERS

Kenya Government slash oil pipeline tariff price for oil importers by 50 percent.

Kenya is trying to regain the regional fuel transport market after loosing it to Tanzania’s port Dar es Salaam. As a result of this loss, Kenya’s Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has slashed the oil pipeline …

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HOW EGYPT CAN BENEFIT FROM 5G NETWORK

HOW EGYPT CAN BENEFIT FROM 5G NETWORK

Ways Egypt can benefit from 5G network

Egypt is set to move into the 5G era with the wait long overdue for consumers and businesses. Individuals are happy as it will provide more user access to smart education and smart transportation. With the aim forged on empowering new user experiences …

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