ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO SPEND US$1 BILLION ON ROADS PROJECTS

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO SPEND US$1 BILLION ON ROADS PROJECTS

Govt. of Zimbabwe plans to spend US$1 billion on road projects under the Transitional Stabilisation Programme

Zimbabwe government has approve funds for different road projects in the nation. This road project is under the 2019 Road Development Programme which is part of President Mnangagwa administration plans.

The nation has been …

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EGYPT PRESIDENT APPOINTS ARMY GENERAL AS NEW MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION

EGYPT PRESIDENT APPOINTS ARMY GENERAL AS NEW MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION

President Al-Sisi appoints military general as new Minister of Transportation after deadly Cairo Railway Station accident.

Egypt President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has appointed Major General Kamel Al-Wazir as Minister of Transportation. This is after the deadly Cairo Railway Station accident that claimed 22 lives with 40 injured people.

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ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN UGANDA

ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN UGANDA

Uganda’s infrastructure is seeing more government investments. Especially, the road from Fort Portal to Hima and the Hima-Kasese-Katunguru road. Soon, the entire section of the Fort Portal-Bushenyi road will be tarmacked. 

With infrastructure in place and given the fertility of the Rwenzori area, residents will embark on commercial farming and

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ACS GROUP TO BUILD WORLD’S LARGEST SULFURIC ACID PLANT IN MOROCCO

ACS GROUP TO BUILD WORLD’S LARGEST SULFURIC ACID PLANT IN MOROCCO

Construction of two of the world’s largest sulfuric acid plant is ongoing in Morocco.

ACS Group will build two of the world’s largest Sulfuric Acid Plant in Morocco; as Rabat Morocco’s OCP group and Spain’s ACS Group sign contract to build the factories in Jorf Lasfar. The factories which will …

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NEW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN UGANDA

NEW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN UGANDA

Uganda’s second international Airport under construction

A new international airport in Uganda will soon surface. The Hoima International Airport also called Kabaale International Airport, is currently under construction in Uganda. This airport when completed will be Uganda’s second airport asides the Entebbe International Airport.

The airport design will see it …

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ZIMBABWE TO GET INFRASTRUCTURE TIPS FROM INDIA EXIM BANK

ZIMBABWE TO GET INFRASTRUCTURE TIPS FROM INDIA EXIM BANK

Exim Bank of India set to promote Zimbabwe Infrastructure.

India Exim Bank is making plans to share its infrastructure ideas with Zimbabwe. This is after the bank announced its plans to visit the nation with the aim to promote their export goods. The bank role will be to coordinate and …

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FRANCE TO SUPPORT ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION IN UGANDA

FRANCE TO SUPPORT ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION IN UGANDA

French Development Agency (AFD) supports access to water and sanitation in Uganda with €270 million

The Ugandan government and the French government via French Development Agency (AFD); have signed a loan deal to help support access to water and sanitation in Uganda. The loan deal comprises of two separate financing …

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CONSTRUCTION OF KENYA’s DONGO KUNDU BYPASS PHASE II TO BEGIN IN APRIL

CONSTRUCTION OF KENYA’s DONGO KUNDU BYPASS PHASE II TO BEGIN IN APRIL

Kenya Dongo Kundu phase II bypass to kick-off in April of this year.

The phase II construction work of Dongo Kundu Bypass will kick-off in April. This is as confirmed by  Kenya National Highways Authority Director General Peter Mundinia.

According to him, Japanese consortium Fujita Corporation/Mitsubishi Corporation is in charge …

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EGYPT TO STRENGTHEN COORDINATION WITH KENYA

EGYPT TO STRENGTHEN COORDINATION WITH KENYA

Egypt and Kenya to strengthen coordination after talk held between both nations.

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi held talks with Delegates from Kenya over relationship coordination. The Kenyan delegates led by Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary, Monica Juma talked about promoting relations between the two countries.

Monica Juma during the meeting praised …

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NIGERIA NOW LARGEST RICE PRODUCER IN AFRICA

NIGERIA NOW LARGEST RICE PRODUCER IN AFRICA

Nigeria overtakes Egypt as the largest rice producer in Africa

The biggest economy in Africa is now also the largest rice producer in Africa. According to Director-General, Africa Rice Center, Benin Republic, Dr Harold Roy-Macauley, Nigeria has overtaken Egypt as the largest rice producer in Africa.

Egypt which was producing …

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NIGERIAN AND CANADIAN FIRM PARTNERS FOR A N7.2 BILLION TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE DEAL

NIGERIAN AND CANADIAN FIRM PARTNERS FOR A N7.2 BILLION TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE DEAL

Pan African Towers signs deal with Watt Renewable Corporation for Alternative Energy solution

A Telecom Infrastructure deal between Nigerian firm Pan African Towers (PAT) Limited and Watt Renewable Corporation of Canada have been signed. The N7.2 billion partnership deal will see Watt Renewable providing alternative energy solutions to power Pan …

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IFA SECURE FUNDS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

IFA SECURE FUNDS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

IFA gets fund for infrastructure development in six African nations

Investment fund Africa IFA has secure US$6 billion for infrastructure development in Africa.  This IFA fund is the first phase of its drive towards infrastructure development in Africa. The deal was announced during an interview with investment fund’s chairperson and …

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UGANDA AIRLINES LAUNCHING SOON

UGANDA AIRLINES LAUNCHING SOON

Photos of the upcoming Uganda Airlines Bombardier CRJ-900 in Canada

Uganda Airlines launching soon after more than 18 years of inactivity. In 2001, the government liquidated the business after all privatisation attempts failed to keep the brand afloat. The company had suffered from gross mismanagement which led to huge debts.

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GUINEA GOVERNMENT SIGN DEAL WITH AHWA TO BUILD 4,000 HOMES

GUINEA GOVERNMENT SIGN DEAL WITH AHWA TO BUILD 4,000 HOMES

Guinea government agrees deal with AHWA worth US$207m.

Guinea’s Ministry of Housing and Urban development has sign a deal with AHWA to build 4,000 homes for its citizens. AHWA stands for American Homebuilders of West Africa (AHWA) and the deal is worth US$207m.

Guinea sign the deal with …

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KENYA EXPERIENCE FALL IN INFLATION RATE

KENYA EXPERIENCE FALL IN INFLATION RATE

Kenya Inflation Rate Drops

Kenya inflation rate has dropped and is already having effect on the nation’s economy. The drop in price was announced by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.  The annual inflation rate dropped from 4.7% in January to 4.14% in February 2019.

Previously, following the statistics, Kenya averaged …

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JICA NEGOTIATING DEAL WITH ELECTRICITY MINISTRY TO LAUNCH NEW PROGRAM IN EGYPT

JICA NEGOTIATING DEAL WITH ELECTRICITY MINISTRY TO LAUNCH NEW PROGRAM IN EGYPT

JICA is in talks with Egypt Ministry of Electricity to launch two new programmes.

Energy is an important aspect when it comes to infrastructural development. This is why the Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA is in talks with Egypt Electricity Ministry to launch two programs.

The talks were announced by …

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RWANDA LAUNCHES FIRST EVER SATELLITE

RWANDA LAUNCHES FIRST EVER SATELLITE

Rwanda and telecommunication giant One Web have launched the first ever satellite in the country

The global Satellite named ‘Icyerekezo’ by students from Groupe Secondaire St Pierre Nkombo; – the school which will be the first to benefit from Internet provided by the Rwanda satellite. The Rwanda satellite will connect

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JAPAN TO FUND IMPROVEMENT OF TRAFFIC IN KAMPALA

JAPAN TO FUND IMPROVEMENT OF TRAFFIC IN KAMPALA

Govt of Japan and Uganda sign an agreement worth Ushs 2.9 billion for improvement of traffic in Kampala

The Japanese government through its agency responsible for international cooperation has committed to fund the improvement of traffic in Kampala. The Project for the Improvement of Traffic Control in Kampala will see

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SIMPLE HSE PROCEDURES FOR TENDER PROCESS IN CONSTRUCTION

SIMPLE HSE PROCEDURES FOR TENDER PROCESS IN CONSTRUCTION

HSE PROCEDURES FOR JOB TENDER

We know that all jobs are associated with risk, so it is vital that a good Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) plan is available. The construction industry is prone to many hazards and potential accidents, that is why HSE plan is needed. The Health, Safety, …

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