Chinese firm bag contract for Kenya Power meter
Shenzhen Star Instruments Company, a Chinese firm has won the tender process for Kenya power meter. The deal is for the firm to supply single phase prepayment meters to Kenya Power.
They will also deliver the meters as the utility firm continues … Read More
AFDB to invest fund into Nigeria water and sanitation projects.
The Africa development Bank (AFDB) is seeking to invest U.S.$250 Million in Nigeria Capital city. According to reports from Daily Trust, the fund will be used for Federal Capital Territory Water and Sanitation Integrated project.
Ebrima Faal, a Senior Director … Read More
Ethiopia plans to commence building Africa’s largest airport at $5 billion within six months.
The new airport will be 70 kilometers from the existing Bole International Airport in the capital Addis Ababa, and can handle as many as 100 million passengers yearly. This expansion would elevate Ethiopia to compete … Read More
MTN Foundation support ongoing construction of Dansoman Community Library with ICT and robotic education as it main focus.
The ongoing construction of dansoman library is gaining momentum after MTN foundation plead more funds to the project. The ICT and robotic envisioned library is aimed at educating student around the state … Read More
Construction of wind power project kicks off in Meru.
The wind power project is calculated to generate 80 Megawatts (MW), which will be enough to supply electricity to 200, 000 households as well as strengthen the local economy. According to Windlab ( a global renewable energy provider), the project will … Read More
South Africa settled to allow businesses to generate their own electricity.
South Africa made the decision due to the growing disappointment business faced as a result of the constant power outages in the country. The outages has affected economic output and weakened investor confidence in one of Africa’s most industrialized … Read More
Egypt and Sudan will to begin the project to link both national grids.
The project which is expected to operate at a total capacity of 50MW and further rise to a total capacity of 240MW by the end of this year.
Sudan has offered USD20 million of the USD31.74 million … Read More
Rusumo 80MW hydroelectric power station is 59% complete.
The construction of Rusumo Hydroelectric Power Station to generate 80MW has now reached 59% compared to 32% in June last year. The revelations were made by the outgoing chairman of Energy Ministers from Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, Tanzanian Minister for Energy, Dr … Read More
China commission first project in Gambia after resumption bilateral ties.
The latest development is set to help the nation in terms of building a good partnership with China. The centre is located on a 14,000 square meters with a 1,000-seat major conference hall, four 200-seat themed meeting rooms, one … Read More
Ghana lunches the construction of USD 69 million on the shores of Ningo-Prampram District.
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who was present at the lunching ceremony said the project is aimed at reducing erosion and flood due to the tidal waves in the coast.
The project which … Read More
Swarms of desert locusts have spread from Ethiopia and Somalia into eastern and northern Kenya.
The locusts started crossing into Kenya towards the end of December, 2019 destroying pastures in semi-arid counties mainly occupied by herder communities.
They have since spread to the counties of Garissa, Isiolo and Samburu to … Read More
Zimbabwe Govt. submit six proposed project to china for consideration.
Plans for six proposed project is gaining momentum in Zimbabwe. This is after the Zimbabwe government submitted project plans to China for consideration.
According to reports, the six new project where submitted through a ministerial team chaired by Foreign Affairs … Read More
Ethiopia launches e-portal for traders – Ethiopian Electronic Single Window for Traders. In other words, this effort will reduce the current paperwork processing time from 44 to 15 days. A huge developmental stride in ensuring that the land-lock nation continues to attract trade, while positioning itself as a regional hub. … Read More
Dangote Group plans to broaden her horizon with the new office in New York.
The largest cement company in sub-Saharan Africa will use the new office to expand her global reach adding to the existing one in London. The new office will complement the completion of a $12 billion, 650,000 … Read More
Trade between African and Asia flourishes on the back of the US-China trade wars!
Africa leads in Air Cargo following data gathered from the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest data for global air freight markets showed a 19.8 per cent growth rate in air freight traffic on the … Read More
Canada’s First Quantum budgets $1 billion for Zambian copper mine expansion.
Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd is weighing investment of around $1 billion to lift output at Africa’s biggest copper mine in Zambia, despite a feud with state miner Zambia Consolidate Copper Mines Investment Holding (ZCCM-IH) over project funding.… Read More
Joseph Makoju (Mr Cement) set to retire as Dangote Cement Group MD and CEO after 45 years in the Industry
Retirement is one thing every individuals gets to experience in the cause of their working career. So in the case of Dangote Cement Group MD and CEO, Joseph Makoju there … Read More
New Ngong Market construction progress pictures
Construction of New Ngong Market is making great progress from the latest report. The market which kick-off in march of 2019 will have five floors with potential to serve over 2000 traders in Ngong town.
The project is financed by World Bank through the … Read More
4th Industrial revolution set to reduce 75 millions jobs according to Minister Talaat
Egypt Minister for Communication and Technology has announced that over a millions jobs will not survive the 4th industrial revolution. This statement was made during the inauguration of new technology projects in Sohag governorate.
Minister for communication … Read More