#5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION, AND HOW AFRICA CAN LEVERAGE ON THIS OPPORTUNITY

#5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION, AND HOW AFRICA CAN LEVERAGE ON THIS OPPORTUNITY

Africa is leading the World Trade Organisation, and there is no better time to really understand what the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is all about. This will give you a better understanding of how Africa can leverage this opportunity to build a more prosperous and peaceful continent. 

  1. The WTO helps
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EXPERTS ANALYSE THE KEY TO AFRICA’S POST COVID-19 ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

EXPERTS ANALYSE THE KEY TO AFRICA’S POST COVID-19 ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

Renewable energy will be a critical driver of Africa’s post-COVID-19 growth recovery and economic prosperity,  panelists in a 2021 UK Africa Investment Summit event said Wednesday, as they called for a stronger partnership between the United Kingdom and Africa.

The panel, themed UK & Africa: Partnering in Sustainable and Resilient

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CHINA – AFRICA COOPERATION REMAINS STABLE – CHINESE STATE COUNCILOR REAFFIRMS

CHINA – AFRICA COOPERATION REMAINS STABLE – CHINESE STATE COUNCILOR REAFFIRMS

Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi has reaffirmed that the friendship between China and Africa remains rock-solid and stable no matter what the international situation they faced.

Mr. Yi, who is also Foreign Minister said the difficulties, obstacles, or disruptions encountered cannot change the relationship that exist between the pair.

He

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ETHIOPIA AND KENYA REAFFIRM IT’S PLANS FOR CROSS-BORDER PROJECTS

ETHIOPIA AND KENYA REAFFIRM IT’S PLANS FOR CROSS-BORDER PROJECTS

Ethiopia and Kenya has reaffirm it’s commitment towards the infrastructural projects at the cross-border linking both nations.

Both nations in a joint statement made the announcement shortly after inspecting the ongoing construction of the new 32-berth Lamu Port, when President Kenyatta visited Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed.

According to

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LAMATA COMPLETE IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR RAIL MASS TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION IN NIGERIA

LAMATA COMPLETE IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR RAIL MASS TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION IN NIGERIA

The Lagos State Government, through, the State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, LAMATA has announced it has completed the impact assessment and studies on the proposed construction of a rail mass transit in the state.

The rail project is aimed at moving more than 750,000 passengers daily as it will be

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GLOBAL ECO-INDUSTRIAL PARK PROGRAMME LAUNCHED IN SOUTH AFRICA

GLOBAL ECO-INDUSTRIAL PARK PROGRAMME LAUNCHED IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DITC) and the National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA), in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), has launched the Global Eco-Industrial Parks Programme (GEIPP) in South Africa.

The programme was launched during a virtual ceremony which was officially opened

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UPGRADING WORK ON RWANDA CRICKET FACILITY TO COST Rwf100MILLION

UPGRADING WORK ON RWANDA CRICKET FACILITY TO COST Rwf100MILLION

Rwanda cricket association has announced plan on an oval of it facility at a construction cost worth Rwf100million to meet international standards.

The 140 square-meter facility Upgrade fund is expected to come from the Cricket Association’s development budget, but negotiations with sponsors to support the project are underway.

The first

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UGANDA NEMA APPROVE ESIA FOR EACOP PROJECT IN TANZANIA

UGANDA NEMA APPROVE ESIA FOR EACOP PROJECT IN TANZANIA

Uganda’s state-run National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has approved the Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project.

The US$3.5 billion pipeline is expected to export crude oil from western fields to the Indian Ocean coast in Tanzania.

The EACOP

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OIC GAMBIA READY TO START CONSTRUCTION ON 20 NEW URBAN ROADS

OIC GAMBIA READY TO START CONSTRUCTION ON 20 NEW URBAN ROADS

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Gambia has announced it’s plans for the construction of 50KM of 20 new urban roads in the country.

The project which is funded from a loan of 50 million dollar from the Saudi Fund for Development is expected to kick-off in the first quarter of

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO INVEST US$140 BILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT NEXT YEAR

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO INVEST US$140 BILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT NEXT YEAR

Zimbabwe government has announced it’s plans to invest fund into its public infrastructure next year.

This plan will ensure it’s citizens can participate in Zimbabwe’s social and economic development with investment in energy, transport, water, health, housing, education, ICT and irrigation leading the pack.

The investment plan is under the

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CEMENT FACTORY FAILS TO KICK-OFF AFTER BEEN COMMISIONED 10YEARS AGO IN KENYA

CEMENT FACTORY FAILS TO KICK-OFF AFTER BEEN COMMISIONED 10YEARS AGO IN KENYA

The lack of proper management facing African countries is quite alarming especially when it has to do with the infrastructure industry.

For 10years now, a multi-million-shilling cement factory in Sebit, West Pokot County, has not kicked off after it was commissioned by then Prime Minister Raila Odinga in July 2010.

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HOW AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE LACKING FUND TO PROVIDE GREEN ENERGY

HOW AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE LACKING FUND TO PROVIDE GREEN ENERGY

It quite sad that the African continent with it huge population is still finding it hard to provide Green Energy despite all the wealth of talent the continent have at its disposal.

With less than a decade to meet global energy goals, sub-Saharan Africa is finding it difficult to provide

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AFRICA: CAN THE CONTINENT THIRD INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DECADE DELIVER?

AFRICA: CAN THE CONTINENT THIRD INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DECADE DELIVER?

The African continent is one of the most talked about on the planet at the moment. As it is blessed with so many talents that is putting the continent on a global map, but with poor Industrialization and infrastructural development, it is still very far from reaching it peak as

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MOZAMBIQUE GOVT. TO BUILD 49 HOSPITALS TO HELP THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

MOZAMBIQUE GOVT. TO BUILD 49 HOSPITALS TO HELP THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

Government of Mozambique is looking at the possibility of expanding the health network throughout the country, through investing in building new district hospitals. The aim is to bring better care to the most vulnerable population groups in the country.

Speaking at the opening in Maputo of a meeting of his

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LIBERIA GOVT. TO ERECT MODERN STEEL MARKET FOR IT’S RESIDENCE

LIBERIA GOVT. TO ERECT MODERN STEEL MARKET FOR IT’S RESIDENCE

Liberia government through the Monrovia City Council has begun erection of modern market tables.

This project will be a steel market table one, which is first of its kind in Liberia. It will have the capacity to host over 2,000 marketers thereby, creating a safe, clean and healthy environment for

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ZIMBABWE NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING CONSTRUCTION ON HOLD AS ENGINEERS ARE STUCK IN CHINA

ZIMBABWE NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING CONSTRUCTION ON HOLD AS ENGINEERS ARE STUCK IN CHINA

The pandemic has really affected the global and Zimbabwe new parliament building construction is also suffering due to it.

Currently, the project is on halt as Engineers handling the project are stuck in China due to the pandemic.

President Mnangagwa while speaking to journalists said the Chinese experts working on

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FAAN INSPECT NEW TERMINAL AT KANO AIRPORT IN NIGERIA

FAAN INSPECT NEW TERMINAL AT KANO AIRPORT IN NIGERIA

The Federal Airports Authority (FAAN) has inspected the new terminal ahead of the commissioning of the newly completed, international terminal at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, Nigeria.

FAAN plans to commenced a 10 day facility tour of the nation’s 23 airports to assess the infrastructural needs of the

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DOUALA COUNCIL TO REALISE ITS PROJECT AMBITION IN 2021

DOUALA COUNCIL TO REALISE ITS PROJECT AMBITION IN 2021

Councillors of the Douala II council in Cameroon is making plans to realise its project goals that was disrupted by the Covid19 pandemic outbreak.

During a midterm evaluation and budgetary council session that took place in the council, councillors regretted that the council was unable to realize most of its

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GHANA PRESIDENT INAUGURATE DVLA COMPLEX

GHANA PRESIDENT INAUGURATE DVLA COMPLEX

Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated an ultra-modern Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) complex at Akomadan, in the Offinso North of Ashanti.

The DVLA facility is expected to ease pressure on the Kumasi office of DVLA as it would serve people in the Offinso North, Offinso South

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