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
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
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 African Development Fund’s Board of Directors has approved a US$3.9 million grant to finance an upgrade of Liberia’s payments infrastructure and systems project.
The approval of the grant from the Bank’s concessional lending window was made on 17 March. The project’s primary objective is to strengthen the payments ecosystem … 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
The Mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council, Talib Ahmed Bensouda laid the foundation stone for the construction of the new recreational park in Kotu.
The park project, a part of a bigger project called the ‘KETEK Project’, comprises seven parks that need development within the Kanifing Municipality. These parks are, Bakau, … Read More
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has announced that Runway 18R and 36L of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, will be shut for eight weeks down for maintenance.
The Runway 18R and 36L are specifically dedicated to international flights. Following the development, the Federal Government has diverted all international … Read More
Ethiopia said it is dismayed by the resolution issued by the Arab League regarding the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
A statement released by the Foreign Affairs Ministry said that “the management and utilization of the Nile River, including the filling and operation of the … Read More
The year 2022 was an extraordinarily difficult one for the KwaZulu-Natal. Floods ravaged the province in April of that year, leaving in its wake a trail of death and destruction.
While Mhlathuze Water did not experience any major disturbances to its water infrastructure during the floods, they are not immune … Read More
Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad has met with the CEO of the Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) Basil Rahmi to discuss issues related to financing environmental investment projects.
The Ministry of Environment has established a unit for environmental and climate investment that undertakes the task of … Read More
The Japanese government has disbursed US$ 7.4 million to support a project on youth empowerment and peace construction in cases of conflict in the northern Mozambican provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado.
According to Maria Fornara, a representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), cited by the Maputo daily … Read More
Africa-focused energy exploration company Chariot announced that it has completed the “Front-End Engineering Design” (FEED) for its flagship Anchois offshore gas project in Morocco. This process aims to assess the project’s expenses and extensively plan before placing a bid submission.
The project, which covers an area of more than 2,300 … Read More