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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
The hopper dredger ‘Ilembe’, owned by the South African Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has just arrived in the Mozambican capital to resume dredging in the Port of Maputo access channel, from which it is expected to remove 550,000 cubic meters of sediment.
Ilembe is in Maputo to carry out … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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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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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More