Deputy prime minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah last week visited the Oshana region to familiarize herself with the progress made on the government’s program to construct earth dams.
She visited Okaku village in the Okaku constituency, accompanied by Oshana regional governor Elia Irimari and constituency councilors to identify areas earmarked for the … Read More
Tatu City has completed the Sh1 billion infrastructural development of power, water, and roads at the Kijani Ridge in Kiambu County.
The development involves a 6-kilometer (km) tarmac road, 12-kilometer footpaths, and a 5-kilometer underground piped stormwater work.
Others are a 5 km water supply pipeline, 2.7 km sewer lines, … Read More
MTN Ghana, has cut sod for the construction of the Ghana ICT Hub as part of the broader Ghana Innovation Hub project.
The leading telecom company has therefore committed US$25 million to support the project.
The initiative falls in line with MTN’s broader objectives of leading digital solutions for Africa’s … Read More
The Secretariat of the East African Community (EAC) is set to pick technical persons from the partner states to oversee the groundbreaking of its proposed multi-billion headquarters.
EAC Secretary General, Dr. Peter Mathuki disclosed that he was intending to write to seven partner states to hire the services of technical … Read More
The Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Mozambique’s publicly owned electricity company, EDM, Marcelino Alberto, demanded that contractors comply with the agreed deadlines for undertaking work on electricity projects.
He was speaking during a visit to monitor work on the Temane thermal power station (CTT), in the southern province … Read More
The trade and industrialisation ministry (MIT), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), has invited interest from national, regional and continental private entities to operate an invader bush processing plant.
Through a project, called ‘Promoting Sustainable Bush-Processing Value Chains in Namibia’, the collaborative effort seeks a private … Read More
In a world still grappling with malaria elimination, Rwanda was the first country to integrate and deploy drones in the most malaria-endemic zones of the country for an accelerated outcome.
In 2019, the government partnered with Charis Unmanned Aerial Solutions (UAS) to introduce an innovative approach to tackle the increasing … Read More
Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, Kgosientso Ramokgopa, says workers at Eskom are the ones who will resolve load shedding.
Ramokgopa on Wednesday visited Tutuka Power Station in Mpumalanga to get first-hand experience and understand the challenges workers face.
Ramokgopa said knowing the problems at hand will help in … Read More
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved US$984.7 million for the procurement of maintenance equipment for the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC).
FEC also approved N5 billion for the provision of accommodation to the staff of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, and the Attorney-General … Read More
Energy ministry secretary Gloria Magombo said that African nations, including Zimbabwe, should participate in the value chain for renewable energy technology to support the expansion of their economies. Renewable energy technologies include biofuels, solar, wind, and hydro.
Currently, African nations are the end customers of renewable energy technology products, even … Read More
Plans are currently underway to start a new housing scheme for public servants in Addis Abeba, with homes available for as little as 14,285 birrs per square meter. The proposed rate is significantly less than the average cost of constructing an apartment, which is currently as high as 25,000birrsr a … Read More
The European Union has announced immediate emergency aid to Mozambique of 1.85 million US dollars, in response to devastating floods, the impact of tropical cyclone Freddy, and the current cholera outbreak.
According to an EU press release, “first line response was ensured by European Union Humanitarian Office (ECHO)”, which provided … Read More
The Parliamentary Committee on Education, Culture, and Sports has commenced the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS) for constructing a center for cardiovascular diseases to enable patients to get access to treatment within the country instead of traveling abroad.
The Committee also asked the MUHAS and the government … Read More
Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt, Ambassador Christian Berger, has said that the EU co-funded existing programs that cover 16 governorates in Egypt, providing jobs, mainly in rural areas. This shall help improve the quality of life for nearly 20 million people in Egypt.
Berger’s remarks came on … Read More
As part of efforts to increase access to safe and clean water, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said the government has adopted an innovative approach involving the use of modern technology to get water from a variety of sources.
He stated that the government is implementing several important projects in the … Read More