AFRICA INCHES FORWARD TO LEADING THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION

AFRICA INCHES FORWARD TO LEADING THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is gearing up to lead the World Trade Organisation (WTO) following a very competitive race involving candidates from Kenya, Egypt, Britain, Mexico, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Moldovia.

Dr. Ngozi received 163 votes of the 164 member countries. However, the United States (US) is making a

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CHURCH PROMISED TO BUILD MORE SCHOOL IN TANZANIA

CHURCH PROMISED TO BUILD MORE SCHOOL IN TANZANIA

The Nation’s Catholic Church, Dar es Salaam Diocese has promised to construct more nursery, primary and secondary schools within the city. With the aim of ensuring availability of affordable quality education.

Archbishop of Dar-es-Salam, Jude Thadaeus Ruwa’ichi made the statement during the first standard seven graduation ceremony of the Virgin

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NIGERIA GOVT. PLANS TO CONNECT CHAD TO NATIONAL POWER GRID

NIGERIA GOVT. PLANS TO CONNECT CHAD TO NATIONAL POWER GRID

Despite the daily outcry from Nigerians in the country over lack of power supply, Nigeria government still wants to connect another nation to its power grid.

It is not a bad idea helping a nation that is struggling with any infrastructure development but knowing your citizens are suffering of such

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SERVICE DELIVERY IN OUR LIFETIME – CORRUPTION TRC

SERVICE DELIVERY IN OUR LIFETIME – CORRUPTION TRC

Engineers literally provide the nation with public infrastructure —water, sanitation, refuse removal, roads, hospitals, etc.; thus services delivery! Thuli Madonsela’s voice, apart from advocating for a corruption trc, could strengthen the ability to fix the broken public infrastructure system by the establishment of an independent institution, the Office of the

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GERD NEGOTIATIONS RESUME TODAY AFTER SEVEN DAYS BREAK

GERD NEGOTIATIONS RESUME TODAY AFTER SEVEN DAYS BREAK

All parties involved in the ongoing discussion about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will resume its negotiations after a seven days break.

The discussion which will be held in South Africa will see representative from all three nations (Egypt,  Ethiopia and Sudan) be in attendance as they plan to

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GAMBIA TRANSPORT MINISTER HELD MEETING TO DISCUSS URR PROJECTS

GAMBIA TRANSPORT MINISTER HELD MEETING TO DISCUSS URR PROJECTS

Transport Minister in Gambia, Bai Lamin Jobe has held a steering committee meeting on the construction of the Basse/Fatoto road and bridges project currently ongoing in the Upper River Region (URR) of the country.

During the meeting, Stakeholders in the industry like The Chinese Embassy, GAMTEL, NAWEC, The National Roads

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MOROCCO AND EQUATORIAL-GUINEA OPEN DISCUSSION ON TRADE INDUSTRY

MOROCCO AND EQUATORIAL-GUINEA OPEN DISCUSSION ON TRADE INDUSTRY

In an effort to creation a partnership between both Morocco and Equatorial-Guinea, a meeting has been held to discuss ways of collaborating on the trade industry.

The meeting held between Morocco Minister of Industry, Trade, the green and digital economy, Moulay Hafid El Alamy and the Equatorial Guinean Minister of

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GHANA PRESIDENT CUT SOD FOR TEMA-AFLAO ROAD PROJECT

GHANA PRESIDENT CUT SOD FOR TEMA-AFLAO ROAD PROJECT

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, over the weekend cut the sod for the construction of phase one of the Tema-Aflao road project.

The project is in fulfilment of a pledge he made when he commissioned the Tema Interchange project.

The latest project is part of the President commitment of his

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REPORT ON SAFETY OF DAMS SHOWS 300,000 LIVES AT RISK IN KENYA

REPORT ON SAFETY OF DAMS SHOWS 300,000 LIVES AT RISK IN KENYA

A report released in August 2019 shows the need for Kenya Authority to take serious action before numerous life’s were lost, however they failed to respond and are in a serious dilemma.

The Dam safety report by a 15 member taskforce commissioned by the Ministry of Water had expressed concerns

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WHY SOUTH AFRICA COMMUNITY MISTRUST BIG INDUSTRY PLAYERS

WHY SOUTH AFRICA COMMUNITY MISTRUST BIG INDUSTRY PLAYERS

South Africa has developed without many legal restrictions for over 20years now but it has come at the detriment of some community in the nation.

These detriment has resulted in industrial risks such as environmental pollution, contamination and health impacts to such communities.

Since the country’s democratic transition in 1994,

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IMF ATTRIBUTES NIGERIA’S SOCIAL PROTEST TO ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES

IMF ATTRIBUTES NIGERIA’S SOCIAL PROTEST TO ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has attributed the recent Nigeria’s social protest, (EndSARS) to economic difficulties, saying that conditions in Nigeria for the last four years have been very difficult in the wake of the decline in oil prices in 2015-16.

“Since then, their growth has been quite anemic ”

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MINISTER FOR WORKS SAYS NIGERIA GOVT. ARE STILL OWING ROAD CONTRACTORS

MINISTER FOR WORKS SAYS NIGERIA GOVT. ARE STILL OWING ROAD CONTRACTORS

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says debt that the federal government owes contractors for 711 ongoing road projects nationwide is at N392 billion.

He made the statement at the ministry’s 2021 budget defence session before the Senate Committee on Works.

According to Fashola, the N392 billion debt profile

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LOW WATER STORAGE LEVEL WILL NOT STOP WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN SA

LOW WATER STORAGE LEVEL WILL NOT STOP WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN SA

The water infrastructure project that is ongoing in the nation will not be stopped despite the low water storage level facing the country.

Department of Water and Sanitation spokesman Sputnik Ratau made the statement while speaking with the media. 

Ratau also said “The country as a whole has not fully

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EGYPT PRESIDENT DIRECTS TRADE INDUSTRY TO EASE ITS PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING LICENCES AT INDUSTRIAL COMPLEXES

EGYPT PRESIDENT DIRECTS TRADE INDUSTRY TO EASE ITS PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING LICENCES AT INDUSTRIAL COMPLEXES

In a bid to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has asked the trade industry to ease its procedure so that they can obtained licensing units at industrial complexes.

The move by the President is aimed at supporting young investors and SMEs, which could eventually

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GHANA KANESHIE-ODORKOR HIGHWAY NEEDS URGENT ATTENTION

GHANA KANESHIE-ODORKOR HIGHWAY NEEDS URGENT ATTENTION

The Kaneshie-Odorkor Highway in Ghana is gradually becoming a problem and needs to be addressed before it turns into a serious one.

So far, some portions of the highway in Accra have become dangerous, making life unbearable for motorists, pedestrians and residents along the road.

This is due to the

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CONSTRUCTION OF MUTUKULA REGIONAL MARKET BEGINS IN UGANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF MUTUKULA REGIONAL MARKET BEGINS IN UGANDA

The flag-off ceremony for the long awaited market construction is set to kick-off.

The project which will be located along the Uganda-Tanzania border is funded by South African-based Degitech Energy Company Ltd at a construction cost of Shs2.8 trillion.

It is expected to bring together manufacturers, retailers, distributors and consumers

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TWO HOUSING PROJECTS HAS BEEN ABANDONED IN SA FOR TWO DECADES

TWO HOUSING PROJECTS HAS BEEN ABANDONED IN SA FOR TWO DECADES

The construction of two housing projects has now received new contractors after it has been abandoned for over two decades in South Africa.

According to reports, the first was in Mlungisi when the department cancelled builders’ contracts in 2006. While the second in Cenyulands was abandoned by a contractor in

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SENIOR CHIEF BLAST CONTRACTORS AFTER DELAY OF SCHOOL BUILDING IN MALAWI

SENIOR CHIEF BLAST CONTRACTORS AFTER DELAY OF SCHOOL BUILDING IN MALAWI

Senior Chief Mlolo has lashed out at contractor for delaying to complete the construction of a school building despite receiving over 90% of the construction fee.

During a site visit by county officials to the Mcherenje Primary School, they were very disappointed with Tithandizane Building Contractors slow pace towards completing

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