KPA TO COMPLETE PHASE TWO OF MOMBASA PORT TERMINAL NEXT MONTH

KPA TO COMPLETE PHASE TWO OF MOMBASA PORT TERMINAL NEXT MONTH

Phase Two of the Sh32 billion second container terminal at the port of Mombasa is complete and set for commissioning next month.

Construction of the terminal which started in September 2018, is expected to increase the port’s annual capacity by 450,000 containers, bringing the total annual capacity to 2.1 million

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LIBERIA ROAD FUNDS DIVERSION CAUSING SERIOUS PROBLEM

LIBERIA ROAD FUNDS DIVERSION CAUSING SERIOUS PROBLEM

Millions of United States dollars collected as levies from motorists to construct and maintain roads in the country are being diverted from the National Road Fund to other uses despite the deplorable nature of roads in the country.

An Audit of the National Road Fund conducted by the General Auditing

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MAURITIUS CIDB DISCUSSED SME CHALLENGES FOR CONTRACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY

MAURITIUS CIDB DISCUSSED SME CHALLENGES FOR CONTRACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY

The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) held a workshop focussing on the challenges faced by Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) contractors in the construction sector.

The Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mr Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram; the Chairperson of the CIDB, Mr Tarkaswar Cowaloosur; the Executive Director of the

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HOW YOUNG AFRICAN LADY IS CHANGING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN NAMIBIA

HOW YOUNG AFRICAN LADY IS CHANGING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN NAMIBIA

A YOUNG business management graduate has ventured into the manufacturing industry, turning thorns into toothpicks.

Nadapewa Embula (26) said that struggling to find employment as a graduate is what drove her to start her own business, and the solution was the camel thorn tree.

Embula said the inspiration to make

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RWANDA GOVT. SIGN LOAN DEAL FOR NYACYONGA-MUKOTO ROAD

RWANDA GOVT. SIGN LOAN DEAL FOR NYACYONGA-MUKOTO ROAD

Rwanda has signed a loan agreement worth US$18million (approximately Rwf18Bn) with OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) to upgrade the road from Nyacyonga to Mukoto between Gasabo and Rulindo districts.

The upgrade of the 36-km stretch is projected to benefit the population by creating an alternative access road from Kigali

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HANDOVER OF 28-STOREY KENYA PARLIAMENT TOWER SET FOR JULY

HANDOVER OF 28-STOREY KENYA PARLIAMENT TOWER SET FOR JULY

Kenya Clerk of the National Assembly Michael Sialai says the handover of 28-story Parliament Towers will now be done in July.

According to reports last year, it was reported that the Ksh5.8B Parliament Towers Hits Deadlock after the Public Service Commission allegedly breached the law by exceeding the contractual variation

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GEITA REGION ANNOUNCED SPENDING OF 3BN ON CONSTRUCTION OF MODERN LIVESTOCK AUTION MARKET

GEITA REGION ANNOUNCED SPENDING OF 3BN ON CONSTRUCTION OF MODERN LIVESTOCK AUTION MARKET

According to a report from the Geita region, the first phase of the construction of a modern livestock auction market has used over 3.1bn. 

The project is being implemented at a total budget of 4.8bn/- by contractors the National Housing Corporation (NHC) and the Tanzania Building Agency (TBA).

The information

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AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the government for putting the Pokuase Interchange money to the benefit of the country.

The US$84 million the bank gave the Government of Ghana was for a Three-Tier interchange, but that same amount was used to construct all four

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GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

The African Development Bank (AFDB) estimates that of the total of 10,538Km of public roads in Liberia, only a minute portion about 7% (734 Km) are paved.

The Liberian Government has made the construction of roads a top priority and a conduit to achieving the objectives of its development roadmap,

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

The temporary hoisting of the Chinese flag at the construction site of the new Parliament Building in Mount Hampden is standard practice in cases of Government-to-Government contractual agreements as the Chinese are funding the construction through a grant.

Once everything is finished and the building is handed over to the

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FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

Work on the five-kilometer Ningo-Prampram Coastal Protection project is almost 50% complete. According to Osei Sarpong, Project Manager, 24 groynes out of the planned 48 had been constructed so far to reduce, and divert tidal currents which hitherto were destroying property along the coastline.

A groyne is a rigid hydraulic

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT FREEWAY BEGINS IN NAMIBIA

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT FREEWAY BEGINS IN NAMIBIA

The construction of the new freeway between Windhoek and the Hosea Kutako International Airport is expected to be concluded in 2024.

This is according to Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi, who was speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony for the upgrading to dual carriageway standards of the road on Monday.

This

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ESKOM GROUP EXECUTIVE RESIGNED AFTER 26YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

ESKOM GROUP EXECUTIVE RESIGNED AFTER 26YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Eskom Group Executive for Generation, Phillip Dukashe, has resigned from his position, following a 26-year association with the power utility.

The power utility announced Dukashe’s resignation on Monday – just more than a year after his permanent appointment in April 2021.

“A true, loyal asset to Eskom and the country,

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CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BKK FERRIES BEGINS IN UGANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BKK FERRIES BEGINS IN UGANDA

Construction works for two BKK Ferries on Lake Kyoga in Buyende District have kicked off with the keel laying process.

The two ferries will help in the transportation and linking of people living and working in Buyende, Kaberamaido, and Serere Districts.

Speaking during the function, Fred Byamukama, the State Minister

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REHABILITATION OF MUNGO PARK CONTRACT SIGNED IN THE GAMBIA

REHABILITATION OF MUNGO PARK CONTRACT SIGNED IN THE GAMBIA

Touray Kunda Construction Company has been awarded a contract by the National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) to carry out the rehabilitation and conservation works at the Mungo Park Memorial Obelisk located in Sami Karantaba in the Central River Region, which is one of the country’s much cherished historic

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LAGOS STATE GOVT. DEMOLISHED PARTIALLY COLLAPSED THREE STOREY BUILDING

LAGOS STATE GOVT. DEMOLISHED PARTIALLY COLLAPSED THREE STOREY BUILDING

The Lagos State government said it demolished a partially collapsed three-story building along Chris Ngadi Avenue, Ago Palace Way, Okota, on Saturday morning.

A statement by Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman for the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, on Sunday, said the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA)

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NIGERIAN STILL IN DARKNESS DESPITE NERC 2,000MW POWER PROJECT APPROVAL

NIGERIAN STILL IN DARKNESS DESPITE NERC 2,000MW POWER PROJECT APPROVAL

It is well over a year since Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) granted approval for a 2000mw power project but still Nigeria are having Electricity challanges.

According to NERC’s analysis of data released, it showed that between the four quarters spanning June 2020 to June 2021, the industry regulator granted

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WHY IS SOUTH AFRICA NUCLEAR POWER STATION PROJECT RUNNING LATE

WHY IS SOUTH AFRICA NUCLEAR POWER STATION PROJECT RUNNING LATE

What is describe as South Africa’s most complex project ever is running a bit late as oppose to the original plans. Well, the nation knows that the nuclear facility which was commissioned some 36years agos in 1985 will surely pose some challenges.

Plans were made in 2022 and early 2023

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO BLACK LIST SOME CONTRACTORS

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO BLACK LIST SOME CONTRACTORS

Plans are in motion to blacklist some contracted companies performing substandard work under the ongoing Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP)Phase 2. This is due to the poor state of some recently completed road in the cities.

The ERRP phase 2 is to catch up on years of poor maintenance and

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AFRICAN POPULATION TO INCREASE BY 2100- PEW RESEARCH

AFRICAN POPULATION TO INCREASE BY 2100- PEW RESEARCH

African nations population to increase in 2100 but is the continent ready for such explosion in population??

Africa is set for a population explosion in 2100, after PEW Research Centre release its report. According to the report, between 2020 and 2100, Africa’s population is expected to increase from 1.3 billion

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