SUDAN REJECTS ETHIOPIA PROPOSAL FOR RENAISSANCES DAM

SUDAN REJECTS ETHIOPIA PROPOSAL FOR RENAISSANCES DAM

Sudan Government has rejects Ethiopia’s first proposal for the renaissances dam project. The proposal was reject after Sudan Prime Minister Abadalla Hamdok instead called for a tripartite agreement between Khartoum, Addis Ababa and Cairo.

The rejection from Sudan now means that there can’t be any deal that may sideline Egypt,

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HOW RESIDENTS ARE SUFFERING FROM UNFINISHED HOMES IN SOUTH AFRICA

HOW RESIDENTS ARE SUFFERING FROM UNFINISHED HOMES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Hundreds of residents of Velwano in an area known as NU1 are suffering from unfinished building project.

The project which was carried-out by Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality did not finish as they failed to pay the developer, which resulted in the project been abandoned in 2017 with 43 houses still

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CONSTRUCTION OF MIRERANI SPORT COMPLEX ON HOLD DUE TO FLOOD

CONSTRUCTION OF MIRERANI SPORT COMPLEX ON HOLD DUE TO FLOOD

Mirerani Sports Complex has been put on halt after flood invade the construction site. Director of Tanzanite Community Empowerment Organisation (TACEO), Charles Mnyalu while making the announcement said the project will now be move to August.

According to Mnyalu, “the grass is first of all rotting, due to the soaked

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HOW ELECTRICITY IS VITAL FOR AFRICA’s HEALTHCARE SECTOR DURING COVID19

HOW ELECTRICITY IS VITAL FOR AFRICA’s HEALTHCARE SECTOR DURING COVID19

Electricity is one of the most important infrastructure needed at the moment as the world continue its fight against the novel virus. Modern health services require electricity everywhere in the world.

Yet today, health clinics and hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa and much of the developing world still remain underserved by

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ZIMBABWE’s PARIRENYATWA HOSPITAL RENOVATION STILL NEED MANPOWER

ZIMBABWE’s PARIRENYATWA HOSPITAL RENOVATION STILL NEED MANPOWER

Renovation of Parirenyatwa Hospital is making progress but still new more manpower. The hospital which is currently been used as a COVID19 treatment center needs more workers to help speed up progress and meet the target as the pandemic keeps on spreading.

Speaking to the media, Defence and War Veterans

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AGYIRINGANOR ROAD RECONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN GHANA

AGYIRINGANOR ROAD RECONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN GHANA

The 40-kilometre Agyiringanor Township roads is set to begin in Accra Ghana. The project which is worth US$25million (GH¢149 million) will involve the construction of culverts and widening of critical link roads within East Legon in the Ayawaso West Municipality and ARS and Agyiringanor in the Adentan Municipality.

Minister for

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CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION SET TO KICK OFF IN TANZANIA

CRUDE OIL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION SET TO KICK OFF IN TANZANIA

The construction of the pipeline is set to link Uganda and Tanzania which will take the two nations into a new height.

The announcement was made by Energy Minister Dr Medard Kalemani when tabling his ministry’s 2.196trn/- budget estimates and expenditures for the financial year 2020/21.

Kalemani said Tanzania has

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RWANDA GOVT. TO RESTORE KANYONYOMBA BRIDGE

RWANDA GOVT. TO RESTORE KANYONYOMBA BRIDGE

Rwanda Governmemt is discussing plans to restore kanyonyomba Bridge which was ruptured last week following heavy rains that left the river flooded. The bridge has for more than a week paralyzed movement between the two Eastern Province districts.

Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA) officials after visiting the site said Bugesera

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GHANA ESSIPUN SPORT STADIUM GETS RENOVATION FUNDS

GHANA ESSIPUN SPORT STADIUM GETS RENOVATION FUNDS

The renovation plans for Essipun Sports Stadium is set to kick-off after funds were approved. Minister of Youth and Sports (MoYS), Isaac Kwame Asiamah made the announcement of the US$3,086,206 (GH¢17,969,447) for the renovation.

The initial phase of the renovation will be the replacement of defective roofing sheets and works

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MALAWI GOVT. TO CONSTRUCT BRIDGE AFTER GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

MALAWI GOVT. TO CONSTRUCT BRIDGE AFTER GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

Malawi Minister of Transport and Public works Ralph Jooma has performed the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a bridge at Phalombe District.

The bridge which will be along Phalombe River is at a construction cost of K99 million.

According to the Minister, the bridge will not only allow

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CONSTRUCTION OF INTERCHANGES SET TO KICK-OFF IN GHANA

CONSTRUCTION OF INTERCHANGES SET TO KICK-OFF IN GHANA

Ghana government has announced plans for the construction of four interchange in Kumasi. Minister of Roads and Highways Kwasi Amoako-Atta made the statement while speaking with the media during a two day tour of Ashanti.

The aim of the project is to ease traffic in these areas and fast-track businesses

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ERITREA PRESIDENT VISIT ONGOING PROJECTS

ERITREA PRESIDENT VISIT ONGOING PROJECTS

President Isaias Afwerki has visited ongoing projects as the nation aim to improve its infrastructure development.

The President was accompany by Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed as the tour round a number of agricultural and water development project in Zuway area of the Oromia Regional State.

The delegates that joined

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CALLS FOR RESIDENT TO BE CAUTION DURING RAINY SEASON

CALLS FOR RESIDENT TO BE CAUTION DURING RAINY SEASON

The rainy season is upon us which brings flood to some area here in Africa. That is why we need to start taking serious steps towards preventing it.

In Edo state which is on the Western region in Nigeria, the government has enjoined residents to be cautious and take proactive

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AFRICAN LEADERS PROPOSED REQUEST TO CANCEL EXTERNAL DEBTS

AFRICAN LEADERS PROPOSED REQUEST TO CANCEL EXTERNAL DEBTS

The novel virus has cause African nations to dedicate more resource to their various health care sector more than ever. With that in mind, the continent leaders plans to request for their external debts to either be reduced or totally removed.

If the nations are dedicating between 15% and 30%

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WATER TREATMENT PLANT TO UNDERGO UPGRADE IN ZIMBABWE

WATER TREATMENT PLANT TO UNDERGO UPGRADE IN ZIMBABWE

Plans are in motion for the upgrading of the Morton Jaffray water treatment plant in Harare, Zimbabwe. The plant was shut down on 30th April 2020 to undergo the much needed upgrade.

According to Corporate and communications manager Michael Chideme, the upgrade will have the temporary shutdown from 4pm to

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DRIVE THROUGH BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON IN GHANA

DRIVE THROUGH BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON IN GHANA

The construction of a drive-through over Chemu lagoon is set to kick-off. This was announced by Metropolitan Chief Executive of Accra Metro, Mohammed Adjei Sowah.

According to the major, the government plans to construct a permanent concrete bridge over the Chemu Lagoon to connect Ablekuma West and Ablekuma South constituencies

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UNRA CLOSE NTUNGAMO-KABALE HIGHWAY DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL

UNRA CLOSE NTUNGAMO-KABALE HIGHWAY DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL

The Ntungamo-Kabale Highway has been closed after rain fell on it which resulted in the destruction of crops as well as other items around the area. These prompted Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) to close the area.

According to reports, the rain trigger mudslide that have blocked several roads.

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HOW TO AVOID BUILDING COLLAPSE

HOW TO AVOID BUILDING COLLAPSE

THE WAY FORWARD

Government needs to increase its supervision on building project. This might come at a cost, but it will save life and economic materials. 

We should not ignore the importance of a technical consulting engineering when carrying out project of such magnitude and importance. The Engineering body has

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HOW CHINA EXPENSIVE BET ON AFRICA HAS FAILED

HOW CHINA EXPENSIVE BET ON AFRICA HAS FAILED

As the novel pandemic keeps spreading, China’s commercial activities in Africa has seriously been affected.

The prospects for China-funded projects look bleak as the prices of oil, copper and minerals found in Africa have plunged in the global economic meltdown. China is now facing growing pressure to forgive the tens

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GHANA’s BONGO DISTRICT ASSEMBLY AWARD CONTRACT ON FIVE PROJECTS

GHANA’s BONGO DISTRICT ASSEMBLY AWARD CONTRACT ON FIVE PROJECTS

Bongo District Assembly, located in the eastern region of Ghana has awarded contract for five projects. The projects which is worth US$334k (GH¢1,943,000) will be used for  the provision of mechanised boreholes, renovation of teachers quarters, construction of nurses’ quarters and a Community-based Health Planning Services [CHPS] compound.

The project

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