THWAKE MULTI-PURPOSE DAM PROJECT, KENYA

THWAKE MULTI-PURPOSE DAM PROJECT, KENYA

Thwake Multipurpose Dam is a project under the Tanathi Water Services Board (TAWSB) and entails harnessing of the fluctuating flows of the Athi River and the seasonal water from Thwake River. The dam will provide water supply for domestic, livestock, irrigation, hydropower and even industrial activities in the beneficiary districts.

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REDSTONE CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER PROJECT BECOMES SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT TO DATE

REDSTONE CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER PROJECT BECOMES SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT TO DATE

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

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LAKE ALBERT PROJECT GETS A MAJOR BOOST AS TOTAL, TANZANIA AND UGANDA SIGN KEY AGREEMENTS

LAKE ALBERT PROJECT GETS A MAJOR BOOST AS TOTAL, TANZANIA AND UGANDA SIGN KEY AGREEMENTS

Paris, April 12, 2021 — During a signing ceremony held yesterday in Entebbe, in the presence of Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of Total, as well as representatives of China National Offshore

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UPDATE ON ORASCOM CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES IN THE NEW ALAMEIN CITY IN EGYPT

UPDATE ON ORASCOM CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES IN THE NEW ALAMEIN CITY IN EGYPT

In parallel with the New Administrative Capital, Orascom Construction is working on the construction of a number of commercial projects in New Alamein City. It is worth mentioning that the New Administrative Capital and New Alamein City are part of 20 new so-called Fourth Generation Cities that are being constructed.

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UPDATE ON THE ONGOING CONSTRUCTION WORKS AT NTINDA/KISAASI INTERCHANGE IN UGANDA

UPDATE ON THE ONGOING CONSTRUCTION WORKS AT NTINDA/KISAASI INTERCHANGE IN UGANDA

Abutment and pier construction on the Ntinda/Kisaasi Interchange works along Phase 2 of K’la Northern Bypass project has been completed. The next works are the beams to be placed across.

On completion, the Interchange will

  1. reduce traffic flow constraints
  2. reduce transit times
  3. improve safety of road users #UNRAworks
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NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY PROJECT IS MAKING GOOD PROGRESS DESPITE THE PANDEMIC

NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY PROJECT IS MAKING GOOD PROGRESS DESPITE THE PANDEMIC

The Nairobi Expressway is on course to becoming a reality as key project milestones continue to be achieved. On completion, the Expressway will slash commuting time between Westlands and the JKIA from around 2 hours at peak time to just 15 minutes.

The 27.1KM Expressway will enhance Nairobi’s competitiveness as

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BARICHO BRIDGE ON SCHEDULE FOR DEC 2020 COMPLETION

BARICHO BRIDGE ON SCHEDULE FOR DEC 2020 COMPLETION

Baricho Bridge connecting Malindi and Magarini constituencies in Kilifi County is on schedule for Dec 2020 completion. It is among three bridges being constructed along River Sabaki to cure perennial cut-offs caused by heavy rains. Residents will no longer have to risk lives wading through crocodile-infested waters while crossing to …

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KENYA SIGNS €1.3BN PPP HIGHWAY TO FRENCH CONSORTIUM

KENYA SIGNS €1.3BN PPP HIGHWAY TO FRENCH CONSORTIUM

President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently in Paris on an official state visit to French President Emmanuel Macron. Both leaders witness the signing of a €1.3bn highway public-private partnership (PPP) to be constructed in Kenya by VINCI Highways.

VINCI Highways is a leading concessions company and provider of road transport services

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GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR A 66KM ATIAK – LAROPI ROAD, UGANDA

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR A 66KM ATIAK – LAROPI ROAD, UGANDA

President Yoweri K Museveni will officiate at the Ground Breaking ceremony for the construction of Atiak – Laropi road. The project will receive funding from the EU and Govt of Uganda to enable Strabag Int. handle construction of the 66km paved road.

 

According to Strabag Int., site mobilisation
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CONSTRUCTION OF THE GENERAL SEYNI KOUNTCHE BRIDGE – NAIMEY, NIGER

CONSTRUCTION OF THE GENERAL SEYNI KOUNTCHE BRIDGE – NAIMEY, NIGER

The General Seyni Kountché Bridge over the Niger River in Niamey – Niger is progressing well. While visiting the construction site, Niger’s President Issoufou Mahamadou commends the level of progress so far and the quality of work being executed by the Chinese Contractor.

The Chinese-funded project will be the 3rd

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US $2.8 BILLION GAS PIPELINE PROJECT FLAGGED OFF IN NIGERIA

US $2.8 BILLION GAS PIPELINE PROJECT FLAGGED OFF IN NIGERIA

President Muhammadu Buhari flag off the construction of a US $2.8 billion gas pipeline project. The  Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project will be 614km-long stretching across the northern part of Nigeria. 

The US $2.8 billion gas pipeline project is currently being developed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The

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NECKARTAL DAM IS RECEIVING SIGNIFICANT INFLOWS IN NAMIBIA

NECKARTAL DAM IS RECEIVING SIGNIFICANT INFLOWS IN NAMIBIA

The newly built Neckartal Dam near Keetmanshoop is receiving significant inflows following an increase in rainfall activity in its catchment area. Neckartal Dam is currently the largest dam in Namibia and the eight largest dam by storage volume in the Southern African region. Neckartal Dam is a curved gravity dam

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UGANDA DEVELOPING CRITICAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT OIL PRODUCTION

UGANDA DEVELOPING CRITICAL ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT OIL PRODUCTION

Masindi/ Kisanja Park, Tangi & Paraa — Buliisa roads project [159km]. Set to support Oil Production in the Albertine region. It crosses Murchison Falls National Park — a major tourist destination covering about 3,893km and home to several mammal and bird species. 

Uganda discovered commercially viable oil deposits in the

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UPDATE ON ALGERIA’S US$13BILLION 1216KM EAST-WEST HIGHWAY

UPDATE ON ALGERIA’S US$13BILLION 1216KM EAST-WEST HIGHWAY

Algeria East – West Highway construction has resumed after the COVID-19 lockdown. The six lane highway project is regarded as the biggest public works projects now in the world. Upon completion, the project is projected to cost US $13 billion and will be 1216km long spanning from the border at

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