CHINESE FIRM SECURE KENYA POWER METER CONTRACT

CHINESE FIRM SECURE KENYA POWER METER CONTRACT

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

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AFDB TO INVEST IN NIGERIA WATER AND SANITATION SECTOR

AFDB TO INVEST IN NIGERIA WATER AND SANITATION SECTOR

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

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LARGEST AIRPORT IN AFRICA

LARGEST AIRPORT IN AFRICA

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

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DANSOMAN’s LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION GETS FUND FROM MTN FOUNDATION

DANSOMAN’s LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION GETS FUND FROM MTN FOUNDATION

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

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KENYA COMMENCES THE MERU WIND ENERGY PARK PROJECT

KENYA COMMENCES THE MERU WIND ENERGY PARK PROJECT

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

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SOUTH AFRICA ACCEPTS PRIVATE POWER GENERATION

SOUTH AFRICA ACCEPTS PRIVATE POWER GENERATION

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

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EGYPT AND SUDAN KICKS OFF ELECTRICITY INTERCONNECTION PROJECT

EGYPT AND SUDAN KICKS OFF ELECTRICITY INTERCONNECTION PROJECT

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

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TANZANIA: RUSUMO HYDRO POWER PLANT ALMOST COMPLETE

TANZANIA: RUSUMO HYDRO POWER PLANT ALMOST COMPLETE

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

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FIRST CHINA CONFERENCE CENTRE PROJECT COMMISSIONED IN GAMBIA

FIRST CHINA CONFERENCE CENTRE PROJECT COMMISSIONED IN GAMBIA

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

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GHANA KICKS OFF THE CONSTRUCTION OF NINGO SEA DEFENSE WALL

GHANA KICKS OFF THE CONSTRUCTION OF NINGO SEA DEFENSE WALL

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

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KENYA: LOCUST SWARM THREATENS FOOD INSECURITY

KENYA: LOCUST SWARM THREATENS FOOD INSECURITY

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 …

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. SUBMIT PROJECT TO CHINA FOR CONSIDERATION

ZIMBABWE GOVT. SUBMIT PROJECT TO CHINA FOR CONSIDERATION

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 …

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ETHIOPIAN ELECTRONIC SINGLE WINDOW FOR TRADERS

ETHIOPIAN ELECTRONIC SINGLE WINDOW FOR TRADERS

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.

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AFRICA LEADS IN AIR CARGO AS US-CHINA TRADE WAR CONTINUES

AFRICA LEADS IN AIR CARGO AS US-CHINA TRADE WAR CONTINUES

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

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ZAMBIAN COPPER MINE BAGS USD 1 BILLION CANADIAN CONTRACT

ZAMBIAN COPPER MINE BAGS USD 1 BILLION CANADIAN CONTRACT

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.

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DANGOTE CEMENT CEO SET FOR RETIREMENT

DANGOTE CEMENT CEO SET FOR RETIREMENT

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

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PICTURES FROM CONSTRUCTION OF NEW NGONG MARKET IN KENYA

PICTURES FROM CONSTRUCTION OF NEW NGONG MARKET IN KENYA

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

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75 MILLION JOBS WILL NOT SURVIVE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION- EGYPT MINISTER

75 MILLION JOBS WILL NOT SURVIVE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION- EGYPT MINISTER

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

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