AFRICA LAUNCHES MEDICAL SUPPLIES PLATFORM TO FIGHT COVID-19

AFRICA LAUNCHES MEDICAL SUPPLIES PLATFORM TO FIGHT COVID-19

In solving the global supplies crisis brought by the COVID-19, African leaders are launching and promoting a new platform that will enable African countries to aggregate their orders. Hence, solving the issue of small quantity orders by nations that are not treated the same as large orders from bigger nations.

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MOROCCO SHOWS THE POSSIBILITY OF BRINGING AN AFRICAN RESPONSE TO AFRICAN CHALLENGES

MOROCCO SHOWS THE POSSIBILITY OF BRINGING AN AFRICAN RESPONSE TO AFRICAN CHALLENGES

His Majesty King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco donates medical supplies comprising of masks, visors, hygiene caps, medical coats, sanitiser, chloroquine, among others, to the Kingdom of Eswatini (also known as Swaziland). Eswatini is a landlocked country in Southern Africa that is currently being ruled by His Majesty

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‘THE FUTURE READY YOUNG PROFESSIONAL’ – A Gambeta News Digital Dialogue

‘THE FUTURE READY YOUNG PROFESSIONAL’ – A Gambeta News Digital Dialogue

Gambeta News Digital Dialogue
A series of online discussion with themes that are centred around inspiring the development of Africa’s Infrastructure.

THEME: Post-COVID 19 Survival Strategies
An online discussion aimed at fostering the exchange of ideas as we emerge from this pandemic.

Sir. Winston Churchill says, ‘don’t waste a crisis’.

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BURUNDI’S NEW PRESIDENT, EVARISTE NDAYISHIMIYE

BURUNDI’S NEW PRESIDENT, EVARISTE NDAYISHIMIYE

Burundi’s new president, Evariste Ndayishimiye is ready to unite the country and change its global image. Burundi is one of the poorest countries on the continent and is losing foreign direct investments and aids. More importantly, because there are rampant human rights abuses involving the military.

President Ndayishimiye is 52-year

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THE EXTRAORDINARY CHINA-AFRICA SUMMIT ON SOLIDARITY AGAINST COVID-19

THE EXTRAORDINARY CHINA-AFRICA SUMMIT ON SOLIDARITY AGAINST COVID-19

President Xi Jinping, of the People’s Republic of China and Chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) alongside President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and Chair of the African Union (AU) and President Macky Sall of Senegal and the co-Chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) host African

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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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27,800 METRIC TONNES OF CEMENT CLINKER TO SENEGAL IS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA

27,800 METRIC TONNES OF CEMENT CLINKER TO SENEGAL IS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA

The historic maiden voyage of 27,800 metric tonnes of Cement Clinker to Senegal marks the beginning of a new era in the improvement of intra-regional trade within the ECOWAS region. Dangote export terminal in Apapa Port (Lagos) is taking advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area to boost Africa’s

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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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PERSISTENT FLOODING IN BIETRY – ABIDJAN

PERSISTENT FLOODING IN BIETRY – ABIDJAN

The raining season has returned to Western Africa, and flooding is ravaging most communities. Here are photos of flooding at Biétry – a luxury residential area located in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Apparently, this community suffers from flooding every year, and no permanent solution has been effected yet. These persistent flooding

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ENGINEER AT AGGREKO, GABON

ENGINEER AT AGGREKO, GABON

Engineer

Job Description

Positions holders are expected to work to support the engineering and technical operations of the organisation. This may include a combination of product design engineering, applications engineering and project design engineering

Accountability Level:

  • Entry level professionals

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with client’s technical staff and visit potential job
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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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UGANDA BATTLES WITH FLOODING AS LAKE VICTORIA RISES

UGANDA BATTLES WITH FLOODING AS LAKE VICTORIA RISES

Key among Uganda’s Government considerations is undertaking emergency maintenance of roads & bridges following destruction caused by recent flooding across the country. The rising water levels in Lake Victoria is threatening critical infrastructures. For instance, landing facilities were submerged & operations suspended. However, government is responding with restoration works on

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HOW AFRICAN GOVT’ CAN BRIDGE SKILLS GAP FOR A POST-COVID ECONOMIC RECOVERY

HOW AFRICAN GOVT’ CAN BRIDGE SKILLS GAP FOR A POST-COVID ECONOMIC RECOVERY

In a post COVID-19 world, it will be more urgent than ever to find intelligent, data-driven solutions to the most pressing problems. As African governments battle the immediate response to the coronavirus crisis, there is a parallel focus on the future and what an economic recovery will look like.

The

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INTERVIEW: HOW DO YOU SEE LIFE POST COVID-19?

INTERVIEW: HOW DO YOU SEE LIFE POST COVID-19?

Interview with the 18th President of ACEN, Engr. George C. Okoroma and the Port Harcourt Branch Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Otunte Otueneh. The interview centres around the theme; ‘Post COVID-19 Survival Strategies.’

This is the first series of interviews that Gambeta News has launched in partnership

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PRELIMINARY WORKS ON NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY UNDERWAY IN KENYA

PRELIMINARY WORKS ON NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY UNDERWAY IN KENYA

Kenya’s Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) has announced commencement of Nairobi expressway via their social media handle. The expressway will begins at Mlolongo to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), then move to Nairobi’s Central Business District before terminating at Westlands along Waiyaki Way.

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DRILLING SUBSEA ENGINEER AT TRS STAFFING SOLUTION, SOUTH AFRICA

DRILLING SUBSEA ENGINEER AT TRS STAFFING SOLUTION, SOUTH AFRICA

TRS is looking for Drilling Subsea Engineers with Drill Ship or Semisub offshore experience within Oil and Gas Industry for our upcoming projects Worldwide.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Prepare drilling program and performing all aspects of drilling engineering works for the successful, cost effective and safe implementation of drilling activities.
  • Liaise, communicate
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UGANDA’s PALLISA-KAMONKOLI ROAD PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

UGANDA’s PALLISA-KAMONKOLI ROAD PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

The construction of 44km Pallisa-Kamonkoli road is currently at 45.3% completed according to the latest update from Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA). 

UNRA made the statement via their social media handle that the project has been handed over by the contractor. That cummulative progress of works on the whole project

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WATER SHORTAGE AFFECT SCHOOL RESUMPTION IN KWAZULU-NATAL, SA

WATER SHORTAGE AFFECT SCHOOL RESUMPTION IN KWAZULU-NATAL, SA

As school resume in South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal did not open as water shortage is seriously affecting the area. The fight against Covid-19 is vital for resumption of school but with lack of water, the region was unable to follow others.

According to province’s Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu, over 6,000 schools

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COMMUTER COMPLAIN OF BAD ROUTE IN VAI TOWN, LIBERIA

COMMUTER COMPLAIN OF BAD ROUTE IN VAI TOWN, LIBERIA

Residents of Vai town in Liberia has complained about the bad route from downtown Monrovia en route to the Freeport of Monrovia.

The bad nature of the route keep increasing as commuter complained regularly. However, in bid to tackle this problem, Public Works Minister Mabutu Nyenpan, Minister of State Nathaniel

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KARATINA RESIDENT FACE BUILDING DEMOLITION IN KENYA

KARATINA RESIDENT FACE BUILDING DEMOLITION IN KENYA

The rehabilitation of the Nairobi-Nanyuki line is causing serious problem for residents in Katarina town.

Due to the rehabilitation, several building has been marked for demolition making resident to panic.

Over the weekend, Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) pulled down hundreds of other structures which had been erected by traders near

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