The federal government of Nigeria, represented by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) along with Togo, Burkina Faso and the Niger Republic, yesterday commenced a high-level meeting in Abuja, to put final touches to the execution of a planned $570 million transmission line which runs across the four countries.
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Frazer Solar, a German Solar energy Company is enforcing a worldwide enforcement action against assets held by the Kingdom of Lesotho for damages after it failed to honour a contract to build a power station.
Under a global enforcement order, following the award of 50 million euros ($61 million) in … Read More
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi recently met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Transport Lieutenant General Kamel El-Wazir.
The Spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency stated that the meeting discussed the status of the projects carried out by the Ministry of Transport, especially those related to the development of … Read More
The government of Mauritania and renewable energy developer CWP Global have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of a 30GW “Power-to-X” project. This momentous announcement sets the stage for development work to begin on what will be the world’s biggest renewable energy project, exporting green hydrogen and its … Read More
The Minister of Water and Village Hydraulics, Bolidja Thièm, has drawn up a law which henceforth regulates the activity of professional drillers in the country. This 10-article law recently promulgated by the Togolese Ministry of Water and Village Hydraulics completes the provisions of Article 39 of Law No. 2010-004 of … Read More
(Togo First) – The government of Togo and Vergnet Hydro, a French company, signed a €1.1 million deal to set up sanitation facilities and boost access to drinking water.
The initiative is part of the Projet d’amélioration des conditions sanitaires en milieu scolaire et rural des régions de la … Read More
The Office of the Prime Minister has secured land from the Oromia Special Zone for its own project development purposes and would like to avail a section of it for potential developers. Accordingly, the PMO would like to invite potential housing developers to submit concept proposals for the construction of … Read More
SIAYA, 30th May 2021, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned two key road and water projects in Siaya County.
The President, who arrived in the region Sunday afternoon for a three-day working visit, officially opened the Shs1.6 billion Kodiaga-Wagai-Onyirore/Akala, and Nyangweso-Muhanda road circuit, and the Shs 2.4 billion Siaya-Bondo water supply … Read More
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has advertised a tender for the construction of a 38-km-long water-carrying tunnel – the Polihali Transfer Tunnel – and will shortly issue the tender for construction of the associated Polihali Dam as it continues its ambitious Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Read the full article … Read More
Sierra Leone has agreed to sell 250 acres of pristine beach and rainforest to China in a $55 million deal that would see an industrial fishing harbor built on the site.
The move has sparked outrage from conservationists, human rights and animal welfare groups and local landowners, who have … Read More
Mali’s interim president and prime minister resigned on Wednesday, two days after they were arrested by the military, an aide to the vice president said, deepening a political crisis and potentially setting up a standoff with international powers.
President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane were taken to a … Read More
President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote on Monday assured the new President of Tanzania, Samia Suhulu that Dangote Group will increase its investment in the country and inform investors all over the world, that Tanzania is now a place to invest. Dangote currently has invested about $770million in Tanzania. … Read More
NAIROBI, 25th May 2021 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) holds immense potential to transform African economies.
The President said NEPAD, which was adopted in 2002 by the African Union as a continental socio-economic development framework, should be used to consolidate expertise … Read More
Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 May 2021: ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation and water desalination plants in 13 countries and the lead shareholder in the Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, announced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone project following achievement … Read More
On Monday, 10 May 2021, the Kazungula Bridge Project was officially commissioned by the Presidents of Botswana and Zambia, who applauded the African Development Bank for its work on this transformative project.
The 923-meter bridge with two border facilities on either side, is not only a win for Botswana and … Read More
The African Development Bank and the Government of Uganda have signed two financing agreements totaling around $348 million for the improvement of road transport in Uganda. The first is a $276 million financing agreement for the Kampala City Roads Rehabilitation Project; and the second, valued at $71.8 million, is for … Read More
Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) has informed Tunisian authorities it will hand back upstream concessions and leave the country next year as it turns its focus to renewable energy, Rania Marzouki a senior official in the energy ministry, told Reuters.
Shell’s departure will mean the Miskar concession in southern city of … Read More
President Uhuru Kenyatta today presided over the operationalization of the first berth of the new Lamu Port, marking a major milestone for the regional Shs 2.5 trillion Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor project (LAPSSET) launched in 2012.
When complete, the Shs 310 billion port will have 32 berths, 29 of … Read More
19 May 2021 It is essential for engineers to be involved in advocacy and play an integral role in advising government and policy makers on critical issues, including infrastructure development, said US-based Matt Reiffer, Director of Transportation Programs at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), as part of his … Read More