WHY DAR PORT NEEDS STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS TO BOOST EFFICIENCY IN TANZANIA

WHY DAR PORT NEEDS STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS TO BOOST EFFICIENCY IN TANZANIA

The Dar es Salaam Port has a huge potential to become the regional powerhouse and substantially contribute to the country’s economic growth if it gets the right and strategic investment to improve and boost its operations.

From the strategic point of view, the Dar es Salaam port is well positioned

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VALORE EL THAWRA PROJECT LAUNCHED IN EGYPT

VALORE EL THAWRA PROJECT LAUNCHED IN EGYPT

El Riyad Castle Development launched the Valore El-Thawra project in an event that was attended by the company’s founder, Member of the House of Representatives Ahmed Abdel Mageed, along with several officials and community celebrities.

Tarek Eid — a Member of the Board of El Riyad Castle Development — stated

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ZIMBABWE MINISTER SAYS ELECTRICITY CRISIS TO AFFECT CHRISTMAS SEASON

ZIMBABWE MINISTER SAYS ELECTRICITY CRISIS TO AFFECT CHRISTMAS SEASON

Energy minister Soda Zhemu has said the nation is embroiled in a funding crisis that has made it impossible to swiftly ease the ongoing power blackouts.

Speaking to the media on the current power crisis, Zhemu said the current average daily demand is around 1600 megawatts against a total available

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PCC SAYS SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS R1.5M TO TRANSFORM ENERGY SECTOR

PCC SAYS SOUTH AFRICA NEEDS R1.5M TO TRANSFORM ENERGY SECTOR

South Africa requires an initial funding of about R1.5 trillion to transition to a low carbon and climate resilient society for the five years 2023-2027, says Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) Commissioner Joanne Yawitch.

Addressing a hybrid Special Sitting on Understanding the contents of South Africa’s Just Energy Transition Investment Plan

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SONANGOL BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF SECOND TANKER IN ANGOLA

SONANGOL BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF SECOND TANKER IN ANGOLA

National Oil Company Sonangol has started construction of the second oil tanker to strengthen its fleet.

In its press note, the company informs that the start of construction of the second ship was formalised in Mokpo city, South Korea, with the traditional steel cutting ceremony for hull 8021, the second

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STAKEHOLDERS RAISED CONCERN OVER INSECURITY IN NIGERIA TRANSPORTATION SECTOR

STAKEHOLDERS RAISED CONCERN OVER INSECURITY IN NIGERIA TRANSPORTATION SECTOR

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s transportation industry have raised concerns over the growing security challenges in the sector while calling for urgent intervention to save it from collapse.

Speaking at the on-going 4th edition of the National Transport Summit of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria, CIOTA, chairman of the

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QATAR GOVT. MAKING PLANS TO FINANCE LOFA ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN LIBERIA

QATAR GOVT. MAKING PLANS TO FINANCE LOFA ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN LIBERIA

As part of efforts to curtail the mountainous constraints confronting the over 300,000 residents in northern Liberia due to bad road conditions, the Emir of the Gulf state, in Qatar, Tamin Bin Hamad Al Thani, has committed to providing additional funding for the second phase of pavement of the Gbarnga-Mendikorma

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BOL DREAMS BIG ABOUT COAL TO LIQUID PROJECT IN BOTSWANA

BOL DREAMS BIG ABOUT COAL TO LIQUID PROJECT IN BOTSWANA

Botswana Oil Limited (BOL) is dreaming big with their Ikaegeng Coal to Liquids Project, an undertaking they hope will create 30, 000 temporary jobs. Construction of the mine and production plant is not scheduled until mid-2025 and will take four years to complete.

Set to cost between US$ 3-4 billion,

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EUROPEAN UNION TO SIGN MoU WITH MOROCCO TO ACCELERATE ENERGY TRANSITION

EUROPEAN UNION TO SIGN MoU WITH MOROCCO TO ACCELERATE ENERGY TRANSITION

The European Union has reported plans to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Morocco on the supply of critical raw materials to accelerate the energy transition. 

A recent report on the Africa-EU Green Energy Initiative that is part of the Global Gateway Investment Package noted that the union has

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KENYA PRESIDENT TO INVEST Sh40BILLION IN TECHNOLOGIES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE

KENYA PRESIDENT TO INVEST Sh40BILLION IN TECHNOLOGIES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE

President William Ruto has pledged to invest Sh40 billion in the digital superhighway to facilitate broadband connectivity across the country and in turn boost agriculture.

The government, he said, plans to create an additional 100,000 kilometres of last-mile fibre optic network across the country.

The digital superhighway is expected to

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FOURTH MAINLAND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SHORTLIST THREE BIDDERS IN NIGERIA

FOURTH MAINLAND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SHORTLIST THREE BIDDERS IN NIGERIA

The Lagos State Government, through the Office of Public-Private Partnerships, PPP, weekend, said it has shortlisted three bidders for the construction of the US$2.5 billion Fourth Mainland Bridge project in Lagos.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on PPP, Mr. Ope George, while briefing newsmen in Ikeja, stated that the

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR BALI ISLAND ACCESS IN LIBERIA

ROAD CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FOR BALI ISLAND ACCESS IN LIBERIA

The access road corridor from Battery Factory to Bali Island in Central Monrovia has commenced, Public Works Minister Ruth-Coker-Collins.

The Works Minister and engineers from the Ministry toured the road. The 3.34-kilometers road when completed will give immediate access for the subsequent construction of the Bali Island project. It will

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HSWU TO CONSTRUCT OFFICE COMPLEX IN GHANA

HSWU TO CONSTRUCT OFFICE COMPLEX IN GHANA

Health Service Workers Union (HSWU) in the Western Region is set to construct a GH¢4 million office complex near Twin City Radio at Effia Nkwanta in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis.

The project, including a conference center, will be executed by BINMIC Construction Ltd within two years.

At the sod-cutting ceremony on

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CITY OF KIGALI KICK-OFF CONSTRUCTION OF 10 ROADS PROJECTS

CITY OF KIGALI KICK-OFF CONSTRUCTION OF 10 ROADS PROJECTS

The City of Kigali has kicked off the construction of 10 roads in different parts of the capital.

The roads are part of the Kigali Infrastructure Project (KIP) to build a 215 kilometers road network and several bridges by 2024 according to Merard Mpabwanamaguru, City of Kigali’s vice-mayor in charge

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RICA EXPLAIN BAN ON STEEL BARS IN RWANDA

RICA EXPLAIN BAN ON STEEL BARS IN RWANDA

Substandard steel bars which are said to have a grade of ‘upper yield strength below 500MPa (500N/mm2)’ will no longer be accepted on the Rwandan market according to Rwanda Inspectorate, Competition, and Consumer Protection Authority (RICA).

The said grade means a lack of tensional force resistance per square millimetres.

Operators

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DPF TO CONSTRUCT BOUTIQUE HOTEL WORTH P68MILLION IN BOTSWANA

DPF TO CONSTRUCT BOUTIQUE HOTEL WORTH P68MILLION IN BOTSWANA

The Debswana Pension Fund (DPF) is constructing a P68 million boutique hotel in Jwaneng which will be leased to Cresta Marakanelo Limited.

The 50-bedroomed four-star facility will take 14 months to be completed and is scheduled to be open by the end of 2023.

Speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony yesterday,

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CONCERN AS OVER 300,000 HOUSEHOLDS WITH ELECTRICITY IN NAMIBIA

CONCERN AS OVER 300,000 HOUSEHOLDS WITH ELECTRICITY IN NAMIBIA

Half of Namibia still has no access to electricity, with over 300 000 households, particularly in rural areas, unelectrified.

This was revealed by the executive director of the mines and energy ministry, Simeon Negumbo, who said electricity provision remains a challenge as the country’s overall electrification rate is estimated to

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TURKISH MINING COMPANY TO OPEN US$75K CLINIC IN LIBERIA

TURKISH MINING COMPANY TO OPEN US$75K CLINIC IN LIBERIA

The Management of Turkish Mining Company, MNG Gold, says all is now set for the opening of a clinic for the people of Kokoyah Statutory District.

The cost of the clinic, located in David Dean Town in Kokoyah District, is out at more than US$75,000.

According to the Public Relations

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TCN BLAMES DISCOs, GENCOs FOR POOR ELECTRICITY IN NIGERIA

TCN BLAMES DISCOs, GENCOs FOR POOR ELECTRICITY IN NIGERIA

The electricity Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has said that the lack of capacity in the electricity Generation Companies, GENCOs, and Distribution Companies, DISCOs, is the main reason for the incessant collapses in the national grid.

The country’s power grid has collapsed about seven times this year,  with the last

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