In view of President Ramaphosa’s declaration of a National State of Disaster concerning COVID-19, the question arises as to what role engineering plays in alleviating the plight of those affected or who could be affected.
Taking a step back, the engineers’ role is to provide all people in South … Read More
The committee is happy with the progress of work at Mbulu district hospital.
Construction of Mbulu District Hospital is making great progress according to the Administration and Local Government Affairs Committee.
The committee who is in charge of supervising the project was satisfied with the progress during a site visit. … Read More
Integrated Justice Centres construction to help Tanzania’s Judiciary system.
Construction has kick-off for six court buildings by the Judiciary of Tanzania. The buildings will be known as Integrated Justice Centres (IJC) and are aimed at helping the nation’s Judiciary system.
According to the design, the buildings will be a one-stop … Read More
On Saturday, 7 March 2020, the Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Young Professionals Forum (YPF) National Chairperson, Ms Yankho T. Banda had the privilege to address the President of South Africa, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa and the leadership of the country, at the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) Young … Read More
Communities around Abirem road set to benefit as the project begins construction.
Abirem road construction has kick-off in Ghana. The 15.8-kilometer road which is worth GH¢37.9 million will help communities that are located around the area. Such communities include Mamanso, Old and New Abirem, Afosu, Ntronang, New Amanfrom, Hweakwae, and … Read More
Namibia to construct a factory that will produce a variety of nutritious animal feed and charcoal.
Construction has kickoff for a factory that will produce a variety of nutritious animal feed and charcoal. These were announced by the Minister of industrialization, trade, and SME development Tjekero Tweya.
Speaking during a … Read More
Ikeja Electric launched two new feeders to enable better alignment and strengthened the network.
As plans to boost power supply in Lagos state, Ikeja Electric has launched two new feeders. The two new feeders are Igando 33KV and Ijegun 33KV according to Felix Ofulue, Head, Corporate Communications at Ikeja Electric.… Read More
Construction of 40 secondary schools to begin in April after securing fund from USAID.
Plans have been announced by Malawi Government to construct 40 secondary schools across the nation. The project is a joint venture with United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
It will help increase the level of … Read More
Hand-washing at various centers introduced in Rwanda to tackle coronavirus.
The nation fight against coronavirus is growing even as it has not recorded any cases of the virus so far. But fear from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo has put them on alert mode.
The plan is to have … Read More
A project which would have been the first of its kind in Africa upon its completion has turned out to be another case of abandoned project in our beloved country Nigeria.
Rivers state and its residents all envisioned a return to its former glory as the Garden city, when the … Read More
Kieran Whyte discusses the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s Energy and Mining Sectors. He is a Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice, at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg
China appears to have been more interested than any other big economy in investing in the African mining sector. According … Read More
Kieran Whyte discusses the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s infrastructure development. He is a Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice, at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg.
China has long been a key partner in Africa’s infrastructure development. Baker McKenzie research with IJGlobal, A Changing World: New trends in … Read More
Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) to save cost as raw water pipeline construction reaches 50% completion.
The raw water pipeline construction which is now 50% complete will save Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) approximately US$780,000 a year in electricity costs. This construction which is worth US$18 million will … Read More
Kieran Whyte discusses the impact of COVID-19 in Africa. He is a Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice, at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in mass production shutdowns and supply chain disruptions due to port closures in China, causing global ripple effects across … Read More
Amidst Coronavirus Setbacks, Sustainability Remains Key to the Future of Belt and Road Initiative
Singapore/Johannesburg, 3 March 2020 – Sustainability must be at the heart of China’s Belt and Road Initiative if it is to remain a major force in global infrastructure development, according to an influential new report, … Read More
Rwanda secure funds from World Bank for degraded wetlands improvement.
World Bank will help restore degraded wetlands of Rwanda state capital Kigali. This state was made public by the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA).
According to REMA, the fund from World Bank will help restore Gikondo Industrial Zone which has … Read More
President Adama Barrow hopeful of progress after the inauguration of road projects.
President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has express satisfaction with the latest road development. According to him, the roads will help connect the hearts and minds of communities across the country.
He further describes the projects as a … Read More
The government of Kenya is ready to kick off the underwater museum project.
The project which is in line with the country’s blue economy vision is set to boost tourism numbers in the Coast region according to Head of archeology at the National Museum of Kenya Dr. Caesar Bita.
The … Read More
Picture from the signing of Lake Kivu Methane gas resources development between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed a Validation Act. This Validation Act is to review the Management Prescriptions for the development of Lake Kivu Methane gas resources.
The … Read More
King Mohammed VI of Morocco Confirmed that the project is already 65% complete.
The plant is being built under a public-private partnership (PPP) by the Spanish company Abengoa. It is located on a 20-hectare plot of land along the coast, in the locality of Douira, 40 km from the city … Read More