CAPE TOWN CENTRE LINE RAIL REPAIR TO COST R2.5BILLION

CAPE TOWN CENTRE LINE RAIL REPAIR TO COST R2.5BILLION

Acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), David Mphelo has noted that costs for work done on the Central Line in Cape Town are exceeding initial estimates by almost 100%.

The start of the project was originally hindered by 8000 people who have made homes for

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HOW CONSTRUCTION OF LIBERIA’s GANTA TO YEKEPA ROAD WILL HELP TRAVELLERS

HOW CONSTRUCTION OF LIBERIA’s GANTA TO YEKEPA ROAD WILL HELP TRAVELLERS

The construction of Ganta to Yekepa Road in Liberia is set to help travellers in the area. According to reports, construction and asphalt pavement of the 65km road advances with the portion from Ganta to Sanniquellie is expected to be completed this year.

ArcelorMittal Liberia contributed more then USD$40,000,00 to

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JKIA LONG QUEUE AFFECTING PASSENGER DUE TO TERMINAL REVAMP

JKIA LONG QUEUE AFFECTING PASSENGER DUE TO TERMINAL REVAMP

The Terminal revamp ongoing at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya is having a serious effect on activities in the area.

According to Kenya Airports Authority (KAA), the issues has been compounded with the unavailability of JKIA’s Terminals 1B and 1C which are at advanced stages of refurbishment has

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SOUTH AFRICA OPEN TWO VAAL DAM DUE TO CATCHMENT INFLOW

SOUTH AFRICA OPEN TWO VAAL DAM DUE TO CATCHMENT INFLOW

The Department and Water and Sanitation (DWS) in South Africa has opened two sluice gates at the Vaal Dam due to increased inflows from feeding catchments.

The increased inflow in the catchment area has become an alarming effect that needs urgent attention that was why the two gates where opened.

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EGYPT HOPING TO REACH GERD DAM AGREEMENT

EGYPT HOPING TO REACH GERD DAM AGREEMENT

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project is still having issues with all three parties involved (Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia) still yet to come to a conclusion on way to settle their dilemma.

However, in a interview with the BBC, Egypt Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has reaffirmed that Cairo is

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CONSTRUCTION OF CHAMWINO STATE HOUSE AT 91% IN TANZANIA

CONSTRUCTION OF CHAMWINO STATE HOUSE AT 91% IN TANZANIA

The construction of Chamwino State House Project which is aimed at ensuring the President Samia Suluhu Hassan work at this her special place and work at a good environment for efficiency.

Speaking during the site tour,  Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa noted that He insisted the contractors to make sure that

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WHY ETHIOPIA NEEDS TO BROADEN THE CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSE OPTION

WHY ETHIOPIA NEEDS TO BROADEN THE CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSE OPTION

Over the past decades, the nation has been suffering from poor housing. Such challenges for lower-income households to obtain their own home are twofold. Lack of affordable, good quality housing stock and the difficulty of gaining housing finance has been a major problem.

The country is the second-most populous and

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GHANA’s CIRCLE NEOPLAN STATION EXPANSION BEGINS TODAY

GHANA’s CIRCLE NEOPLAN STATION EXPANSION BEGINS TODAY

The expansion work on Ghana’s Circle Neoplan station is set to kick-off today 17 January 2022. The announcement was made by the Welfare Secretary of the Circle Neoplan Station, Kassim Hassan.

According to Hassain, The expansion is to help decongest the currently choked station in the area. He noted that

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STEM FACILITIY GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY IN GHANA

STEM FACILITIY GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY IN GHANA

The construction of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy in Ghana has officially began. The ground breaking ceremony was attended by Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who cut the sod during the ceremony.

The aim of the project is to equipped students with 21st Century skills. These

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NIGERIAN STILL IN DARKNESS DESPITE NERC 2,000MW POWER PROJECT APPROVAL

NIGERIAN STILL IN DARKNESS DESPITE NERC 2,000MW POWER PROJECT APPROVAL

It is well over a year since Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) granted approval for a 2000mw power project but still Nigeria are having Electricity challanges.

According to NERC’s analysis of data released, it showed that between the four quarters spanning June 2020 to June 2021, the industry regulator granted

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HOW KENYA PORT EXPANSION MAY ENCOUNTER CRIME & TERRORISM

HOW KENYA PORT EXPANSION MAY ENCOUNTER CRIME & TERRORISM

The propose multi-billion dollar development project which is worth US$3.6 billion which will transform the country sea, lake and dry ports over the next 30 years maybe encounter organised crime and terrorism in the future.

The project which is one of the seven mega infrastructure development schemes under the Lamu

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WHAT CAUSED THE POWER OUTRAGE IN KENYA

WHAT CAUSED THE POWER OUTRAGE IN KENYA

Kenya witnessed a third nationwide power blackout in four years, which resulted in financial losses running into millions of shillings as businesses were disrupted. The outrage started around 10.45 am and took nearly four hours before being restored to parts of the country after repair works by the Kenya Power

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GHANA’s GA CENTRAL MUNICIPALITY DILEMMA: WHY HEALTH CARE IS A MAJOR PROBLEM

GHANA’s GA CENTRAL MUNICIPALITY DILEMMA: WHY HEALTH CARE IS A MAJOR PROBLEM

Ga Central Municipality in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana is serious having lack of proper healthcare facilities. The construction of a two-storey health centre at Ablekuman-Abase was surpose to change that story however, the construction has been abandoned for over 4 years despite the unavailability of a hospital in

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WHY IS SOUTH AFRICA NUCLEAR POWER STATION PROJECT RUNNING LATE

WHY IS SOUTH AFRICA NUCLEAR POWER STATION PROJECT RUNNING LATE

What is describe as South Africa’s most complex project ever is running a bit late as oppose to the original plans. Well, the nation knows that the nuclear facility which was commissioned some 36years agos in 1985 will surely pose some challenges.

Plans were made in 2022 and early 2023

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO BLACK LIST SOME CONTRACTORS

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO BLACK LIST SOME CONTRACTORS

Plans are in motion to blacklist some contracted companies performing substandard work under the ongoing Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP)Phase 2. This is due to the poor state of some recently completed road in the cities.

The ERRP phase 2 is to catch up on years of poor maintenance and

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Disruptive Technologies of The Future: Artificial Intelligence vs Engineering Intellect

Disruptive Technologies of The Future: Artificial Intelligence vs Engineering Intellect

The evolution of Technology has always been disruptive. As new devices are developed or invented, the older ones become obsolete. Some advanced engineers will remember something called a Slide rule – particularly the Aristo 868 – small enough to fit into the breast pocket yet big enough to be seen

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NAMIBIA CONSTRUCTION NIGTHMARE: WHY THE MASSIVE DECLINE?

NAMIBIA CONSTRUCTION NIGTHMARE: WHY THE MASSIVE DECLINE?

For the past three years, Namibia construction sector has witness a rapid decline in the sector. This is as a result of project not completed on time and the banks having difficulty to extend credit which has seriously affected the sector.

The construction sector has been a major driver of

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EGYPT’s NEW CAPITAL ROAD: WHY PRESIDENT SISI INSISITS ON HIGH CLASS ENGINEERING DESIGN

EGYPT’s NEW CAPITAL ROAD: WHY PRESIDENT SISI INSISITS ON HIGH CLASS ENGINEERING DESIGN

The New Administrative Capital design in Egypt is a project that has been under construction since 2015. It is aimed at ensuring that the Nation moved into a technology era which focus on a SMART CITY as well as reflecting the religion’s true principles.

So with the construction of the

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