CAIRO — Egypt is exploring ways to increase its water resources and offset any negative effects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in light of the stalled tripartite negotiations between it, Sudan and Ethiopia.
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have been in a deadlock over the GERD since April. The … Read More
Nigeria’s minister of works and housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, visits the on-going Bodo – Bonny Road with Bridges across the Opobo Channel Project. The new Afa Creek Bridge is one of the three major Bridges, nine mini Bridges, one Pipeline Crossing Bridge and access roads being delivered on the project.… Read More
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. … 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
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 … Read More
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.… Read More
Government of Uganda through National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is putting final touches on a new water treatment plant in Katosi, Mukono district. Works on the 240 million litres per day water production plant are near completion with 95% of project works completed. The new plant will serve over … Read More
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
- reduce traffic flow constraints
- reduce transit times
- improve safety of road users #UNRAworks
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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 … Read More
THE Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Power (BGHES) whose construction is set to begin in 2022 will be a flagship project in southern Africa in terms of international best standards, the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has said.
Zimbabwe and Zambia are working towards constructing two power stations on either side of the … Read More
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 … Read More
The European construction company STRABAG has started work on the further expansion of the water supply system in the Volta region of Ghana. This will give a further 89,000 people access to clean drinking water. The order volume is around € 11.5 million and the project will be completed by … Read More
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 … Read More
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.
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The tarmacking of Brooke Bond – Kaptebeswet– Chepnyogaa in Kericho county is nearing completion. Around 84 km of the 93km-long road have already been tarmacked and the entire project is expected to be complete in six months.
Residents along the road are already enjoying the expected benefits of easy access … Read More
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 … Read More
The New Kipevu Oil and Gas Terminal will increase the capacity of handling imported oil and gas at Mombasa ports. The facility will have a capacity of 100,000 metric tonnes and handle over 4 vessels at a time.
More so, the New Kipevu Oil and Gas Terminal will have a … Read More
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 … Read More