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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GERD NEGOTIATION BETWEEN EGYPT, ETHIOPIA AND SUDAN

GERD NEGOTIATION BETWEEN EGYPT, ETHIOPIA AND SUDAN

GERD – Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is a controversial dam between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan. This mega project is the subject of international deliberations. The United States and other countries are acting as observers and/ or arbitrators as Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agree on the comprehensive filling and operation of

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STADE DE YAMOUSSOUKRO CONSTRUCTION IS PROGRESSING WELL – IVORY COAST

STADE DE YAMOUSSOUKRO CONSTRUCTION IS PROGRESSING WELL – IVORY COAST

The Stade de Yamoussoukro project is a stadium construction project in Ivory Coast. So far, the east, south and north grandstands already completed, the first floor of the western grandstand almost entirely laid. Beginning of the installation of the second floor of the west gallery. The work of installing the

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GHANA COMMISSIONS COMMUNITY ICT CENTRES TO DRIVE DIGITALISATION

GHANA COMMISSIONS COMMUNITY ICT CENTRES TO DRIVE DIGITALISATION

Ghana is proactively enabling rural connectivity with an ambitious plan to construct 30 community ICT centres. Following this plan, the Minister for Communications, Hon. Ursula Owusu Ekuful commissions ICT laboratory at New Century Career Training Institute in the Ablekuma West Municipality. She also commissioned two Community ICT Centers in

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RENOVATION WORKS ALMOST COMPLETED AT NYAYO NATIONAL STADIUM – KENYA

RENOVATION WORKS ALMOST COMPLETED AT NYAYO NATIONAL STADIUM – KENYA

The renovation of the Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi County is nearly complete. The new-look stadium will have modern sports equipment and the football pitch rehabilitated to international standards. This includes the installation of ticketing system and construction of VIP lounge. More so, other works include branding of new seats and 

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45000 METRIC TONNES CASSAVA PROCESSING PLANT COMMISSIONED IN NIGERIA

45000 METRIC TONNES CASSAVA PROCESSING PLANT COMMISSIONED IN NIGERIA

In a bid to diversify investment from Oil, Nigeria’s Oil rich state has recently commissioned a Cassava Processing Plant at Afam, Rivers State. The Governor, Nyesom Wike alongside other government dignitaries were at the opening ceremony. 

According to Ruben Giesen, managing director of the Rivers State Cassava Processing Company, the

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WHY ETHIOPIA-EGYPT GERD DAM WAR IS GOOD

WHY ETHIOPIA-EGYPT GERD DAM WAR IS GOOD

The continue war over the 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) between Ethiopia and Egypt is set to continue with both parties still yet to agree on technical term as Sudan is cut in the middle.

When completed, the Dam will become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. With

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AFDB APPROVES GRANTS FOR SMALL RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

AFDB APPROVES GRANTS FOR SMALL RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

The African Development Bank under its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a US$760,000 grant to Empower New Energy AS (EmNEW), to develop at least eight small renewable energy projects with capacity ranging from1-10 MW, towards bankability and construction.

The grant will support a broad range

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GBARNGA-SALAYEA ROAD PROJECT TO CONTINUE DESPITE CORONA VIRUS FEARS IN LIBERIA

GBARNGA-SALAYEA ROAD PROJECT TO CONTINUE DESPITE CORONA VIRUS FEARS IN LIBERIA

Did the county made the right choice to allow CHICO continue construction work despite corona virus outbreak in Liberia.

Despite the corona virus outbreak in the country, the China Henan International Cooperation Group (CHICO) and the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) has agreed to continue work on the project.

During

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