LUSAKA CITY COUNCIL TO PENALISE DEVELOPERS IN ZAMBIA

LUSAKA CITY COUNCIL TO PENALISE DEVELOPERS IN ZAMBIA

Lusaka City Council (LCC) to penalise developers in Zambia for having uncertified buildings.

Lusaka City Council (LCC) is making plans to penalise developers in Zambia. This is due to finding that developers are occupying an uncertified buildings in the state capital.

According to LCC, officers will start conducting physical checks …

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QATAR AIRWAYS LAUNCHED FLIGHT TO SOMALIA

QATAR AIRWAYS LAUNCHED FLIGHT TO SOMALIA

Qatar Airways make first flight to Mogadishu with 115 passengers on board.

Qatar Airways has launched a flight to Somalia. The flight will enable Somalia recover from the stalemate caused by years of devastating violence and wars. It will also contribute to rebuilding the country.

The flight also offers foreigners …

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ZIMBABWE GOVERNMENT LAUNCH INDUSTRIAL POLICY

ZIMBABWE GOVERNMENT LAUNCH INDUSTRIAL POLICY

Zimbabwe Government launch ZNIDP to help add value, increase employment and promote a culture for saving.

Government of Zimbabwe has launch a Zimbabwe National Industrial Policy (ZNIDP) that will help transform the nation economy. The aim for the policy will be to add value, increase employment level as well as …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI TO NAME NEW CABINET THIS MONTH (JULY)

PRESIDENT BUHARI TO NAME NEW CABINET THIS MONTH (JULY)

President Buhari’s new cabinet and the looming National Assembly strike

Welcome to July, which begins the second half of 2019. The seventh month of the year, which is considered by many as the month of perfection; will indeed bring good tidings for Nigerians. Unlike in 2015 where the Buhari led …

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KIBEMBE PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE COMPLETED IN UGANDA

KIBEMBE PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE COMPLETED IN UGANDA

Uganda’s Kibembe pedestrian bridge  has been completed in Sironko District.

Kibembe pedestrian bridge in Kibembe Sironko District has been complete in Uganda. The bridge which is vital for Sironko District will enable movement of people safer.

Ministry of work and transportation made the statement via their official twitter handle. According …

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NIGER PRESIDENT NAMED NEW ECOWAS LEADER

NIGER PRESIDENT NAMED NEW ECOWAS LEADER

President Issoufou plans to use ECO as a single currency after elected as ECOWAS leader

ECOWAS has elected Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou as its new leader. President Issoufou who will be in charge for a one year period has adopted ECO. This ECO will be the name for a single …

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WORLD BANK ANNOUNCE NEW DIRECTOR FOR THREE AFRICA COUNTRIES

WORLD BANK ANNOUNCE NEW DIRECTOR FOR THREE AFRICA COUNTRIES

World Bank announce Pierre Frank Laporte as new country director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra leone.

Pierre Frank Laporte is the new country director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra leone. According to the release, Pierre Frank Laporte who is from Seychelles, will be based in the World Bank’s Accra Office. …

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NIGERIA’S ENGINEERING SOCIETY IN DISARRAY

NIGERIA’S ENGINEERING SOCIETY IN DISARRAY

Engineers in Nigeria have resolved to unseat their President

The Extra Ordinary General Meeting held 27th June 2019 for the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) ended in Chaos. As, engineers across the south east and south south resolved to disassociate themselves from the activities of the national society. 

HOW DID

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GHA TO CONSTRUCT DRAINAGE ON ACCRA-NSAWAM HIGHWAY

GHA TO CONSTRUCT DRAINAGE ON ACCRA-NSAWAM HIGHWAY

GHA to construct drainage at Hebron-Dobro section of the Accra-Nsawam Highway

Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) is making plans to construct a drainage that will help solve the problem on Accra-Nsawam Highway. The aim is to prevent sand and mud from being dumped onto the road.

The statement was announced when …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS NEW NNPC GMD AND NNPC CHAIRMAN

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS NEW NNPC GMD AND NNPC CHAIRMAN

NNPC now has a new GMD and a new acting Chairman.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recently had series of changes in its various management positions. The National Oil firm NNPC now has a new GMD and a new acting Chairman.

Nigeria’s President,  Muhammadu Buhari recently appointed Mr. Mele …

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MADAGASCAR CELEBRATES 59TH ANNIVERSARY

MADAGASCAR CELEBRATES 59TH ANNIVERSARY

Colourful celebrations as Madagascar celebrates its 59th Independence Day Anniversary

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda also joined President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar in celebrating the 59th Independence Day Anniversary. 

Since gaining independence from France on June 26th, 1960, Madagascar continues to flourish. Interestingly, Madagascar is the world’s fourth largest island

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SOUTH SUDAN WATER PROJECT TO GET US$24.7m FROM AFDB

SOUTH SUDAN WATER PROJECT TO GET US$24.7m FROM AFDB

AfDB to finance South Sudan water and sanitation project with US$24.7m

To support a developmental project in South Sudan, African Development Bank (AfDB) board of directors have approved a commitment of US$24.7m. The project receiving AfDB finance is titled South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project.

The project …

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RWANDA PRIVATE SECTOR TO BE FINANCED BY CHINA EXIMBANK

RWANDA PRIVATE SECTOR TO BE FINANCED BY CHINA EXIMBANK

Eximbank of China to support Rwanda private sector after meeting.

China Eximbank is making plans to extend financial support to Rwanda Private sector. Minister for Finance and Economic Planning Uzziel Ndagijimana made the statement after holding talks with the bank executives.

The meeting was part of China-Africa relations, existing challenges …

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BUFULUBI-KYANDO-BUYEMBA ROAD GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

BUFULUBI-KYANDO-BUYEMBA ROAD GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

Bufulubi-Kyando-Buyemba Road ground breaking ceremony kick-off in Uganda

Bufulubi-Kyando-Buyemba Road ground breaking ceremony has kick-off. The ceremony which was perform in Mayuge district in eastern Uganda will ease movement of people and improve lives.

The road is of low cost seal technology that is connecting the people of Imanyiro & …

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RUIRU-NAIROBI ROUTE GETS 40 COACHES FOR RAILWAY

RUIRU-NAIROBI ROUTE GETS 40 COACHES FOR RAILWAY

Kenya Railway added 40 coaches to Ruiru-Nairobi route to ease congestion and reduce travel time

Kenya Railways has added 40 coaches to Ruiru-Nairobi route. This 40 coaches will ease congestion on the Thika superhighway and drastically reduce travel times for workers.

Kenya Railway Managing Director Philip Mainga said “This is …

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FIDIC MEMBER ASSOCIATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS

FIDIC MEMBER ASSOCIATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS

FIDIC to celebrate its members via the FIDIC Member Association Excellence Awards

In a bid to recognise, reward and highlight the achievements and also the successes of its international Member Associations in representing the global consulting industry; The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) is introducing the new FIDIC Member

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SOUTH AFRICA MINISTER CALLS FOR MAINTENANCE OF WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

SOUTH AFRICA MINISTER CALLS FOR MAINTENANCE OF WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

Minister calls for prioritization of water and sanitation maintenance among municipalities.

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu has calls to priorities the maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure. The minister who made the remark during a briefing by water and sanitation department acting director general Squire Mahlangu.…

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PORT-HARCOURT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT REOPEN IN NIGERIA

PORT-HARCOURT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT REOPEN IN NIGERIA

Port-Harcourt International Airport re-opens after near plane crash involving an Air Peace flight

The Port-harcourt international Airport has resume operation after near plane crash. This was made public by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The Airport was close on Saturday following an incident involving an Air Peace flight …

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MALAWI GOVT. URGE TO CHOOSE NEW CONTRACTOR FOR WATER PROJECT

MALAWI GOVT. URGE TO CHOOSE NEW CONTRACTOR FOR WATER PROJECT

Malawi Government urged to make decision on Lilongwe-Salima water project

Malawi government has been advise to find new contractor or continue with Khato civil for the water project. The Lilongwe-Salima water project will seek to pump water from lake Malawi to Lilongwe and its surrounding district. This will help ease …

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