ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

The Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (ZINARA) has hiked toll fees by 73% in line with obtaining exchange rate dynamics.

The developments are in line with recent fluctuations of the Zimbabwean dollar on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) foreign exchange auction platform, which saw the value of the local currency

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KPA TO COMPLETE PHASE TWO OF MOMBASA PORT TERMINAL NEXT MONTH

KPA TO COMPLETE PHASE TWO OF MOMBASA PORT TERMINAL NEXT MONTH

Phase Two of the Sh32 billion second container terminal at the port of Mombasa is complete and set for commissioning next month.

Construction of the terminal which started in September 2018, is expected to increase the port’s annual capacity by 450,000 containers, bringing the total annual capacity to 2.1 million

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MALAWI GOVT. AWARDS MARKA-BANGULA RAILWAY TO CONTRACTOR

MALAWI GOVT. AWARDS MARKA-BANGULA RAILWAY TO CONTRACTOR

Malawi Government has handed over the construction of the K69 billion Marka-Bangula Railway line project to the contractor, China Railway Bureau Group 20 fondly known as CR20.

The ceremony took place at the Malawi Mozambique border at Marka in Nsanje where Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Public

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LIBERIA ROAD FUNDS DIVERSION CAUSING SERIOUS PROBLEM

LIBERIA ROAD FUNDS DIVERSION CAUSING SERIOUS PROBLEM

Millions of United States dollars collected as levies from motorists to construct and maintain roads in the country are being diverted from the National Road Fund to other uses despite the deplorable nature of roads in the country.

An Audit of the National Road Fund conducted by the General Auditing

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MAURITIUS CIDB DISCUSSED SME CHALLENGES FOR CONTRACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY

MAURITIUS CIDB DISCUSSED SME CHALLENGES FOR CONTRACTORS IN THE INDUSTRY

The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) held a workshop focussing on the challenges faced by Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) contractors in the construction sector.

The Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mr Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram; the Chairperson of the CIDB, Mr Tarkaswar Cowaloosur; the Executive Director of the

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NIGERIA GOVT. TO TACKLE HOUSING HOUSING CHALLENGES AFTER PARTNERSHIP WITH OAK HOME

NIGERIA GOVT. TO TACKLE HOUSING HOUSING CHALLENGES AFTER PARTNERSHIP WITH OAK HOME

Oak Homes, a Lagos-based top notch-housing firm, has made its debut in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, in a bid to redefine the concept of luxury living in the city.

The company’s entry into the FCT was heralded on Tuesday by a ground-breaking ceremony, performed by the FCT Minister

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HANDOVER OF 28-STOREY KENYA PARLIAMENT TOWER SET FOR JULY

HANDOVER OF 28-STOREY KENYA PARLIAMENT TOWER SET FOR JULY

Kenya Clerk of the National Assembly Michael Sialai says the handover of 28-story Parliament Towers will now be done in July.

According to reports last year, it was reported that the Ksh5.8B Parliament Towers Hits Deadlock after the Public Service Commission allegedly breached the law by exceeding the contractual variation

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ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Zimbabwe’s road reconstruction and maintenance programs and other efforts by the Government to sort out transport infrastructure are attracting attention with a 10-member delegation from Zambia’s Parliament arriving yesterday for a five-day visit to see how this was done and done with internal funds.

The Zambian delegation is made up

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NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY: MORE THAN 11,000 VEHICLES REGISTERED

NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY: MORE THAN 11,000 VEHICLES REGISTERED

More than 11,000 vehicles have already been registered to use the Chinese-built Nairobi Expressway which was opened to the public on a trial basis on Saturday.

Motorists seeking to have a driving experience on the eight-lane elevated dual carriageway trooped to the road early full of excitement.

Transport Minister James

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AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the government for putting the Pokuase Interchange money to the benefit of the country.

The US$84 million the bank gave the Government of Ghana was for a Three-Tier interchange, but that same amount was used to construct all four

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GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

The African Development Bank (AFDB) estimates that of the total of 10,538Km of public roads in Liberia, only a minute portion about 7% (734 Km) are paved.

The Liberian Government has made the construction of roads a top priority and a conduit to achieving the objectives of its development roadmap,

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

The temporary hoisting of the Chinese flag at the construction site of the new Parliament Building in Mount Hampden is standard practice in cases of Government-to-Government contractual agreements as the Chinese are funding the construction through a grant.

Once everything is finished and the building is handed over to the

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FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

Work on the five-kilometer Ningo-Prampram Coastal Protection project is almost 50% complete. According to Osei Sarpong, Project Manager, 24 groynes out of the planned 48 had been constructed so far to reduce, and divert tidal currents which hitherto were destroying property along the coastline.

A groyne is a rigid hydraulic

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT FREEWAY BEGINS IN NAMIBIA

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT FREEWAY BEGINS IN NAMIBIA

The construction of the new freeway between Windhoek and the Hosea Kutako International Airport is expected to be concluded in 2024.

This is according to Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi, who was speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony for the upgrading to dual carriageway standards of the road on Monday.

This

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LAGOS STATE GOVT. DEMOLISHED PARTIALLY COLLAPSED THREE STOREY BUILDING

LAGOS STATE GOVT. DEMOLISHED PARTIALLY COLLAPSED THREE STOREY BUILDING

The Lagos State government said it demolished a partially collapsed three-story building along Chris Ngadi Avenue, Ago Palace Way, Okota, on Saturday morning.

A statement by Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman for the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, on Sunday, said the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA)

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NAMIBIA CONSTRUCTION NIGTHMARE: WHY THE MASSIVE DECLINE?

NAMIBIA CONSTRUCTION NIGTHMARE: WHY THE MASSIVE DECLINE?

For the past three years, Namibia construction sector has witness a rapid decline in the sector. This is as a result of project not completed on time and the banks having difficulty to extend credit which has seriously affected the sector.

The construction sector has been a major driver of

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RUSSIA TO DEVELOP A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN RWANDA

RUSSIA TO DEVELOP A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN RWANDA

Russia takes a practical step by building a nuclear power plant for Rwanda.

After the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia and Rwanda finalized on a deal to promote the use of nuclear energy in Rwanda. The deal was first initiated in December 2018, but was concluded after the summit. The …

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CONSTRUCTION OF THE CAMEROON-NIGERIA ROAD TO COMMENCE SOON.

CONSTRUCTION OF THE CAMEROON-NIGERIA ROAD TO COMMENCE SOON.

Cameroon signs US $20 million loan form African Development Bank (AfDB) for the construction of the Cameroon-Nigeria road.

This project is in line with the government’s vision to build a harmonized and efficient road network in the country as well as linking other neighboring countries. This vision is aimed at …

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AFRICA’s LARGEST METRO STATION

AFRICA’s LARGEST METRO STATION

Egypt’s National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) has launched Africa’s largest metro station in Cairo.

The middle East’s largest metro station Heliopolis station was constructed to better facilitate Egypt’s fastest means of transportation. The Egyptian Transportation Minister Kamel al-Wazir  during the launching ceremony said the facility was built on 10,000 square …

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CONSTRUCTION OF ETHIOPIA’S GERD CONTINUES

CONSTRUCTION OF ETHIOPIA’S GERD CONTINUES

Construction of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will continue because of it’s economical benefits.

The decision was made by the Prime Minister in response to the query from the members of the House of People Representative (HPR).

 “Nobody can stop the completion of the flagship project, Ethiopia will continue

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