EGYPT HOPES FOR RUSSIA’S NUCLEAR PLANT CONSTRUCTION

EGYPT HOPES FOR RUSSIA’S NUCLEAR PLANT CONSTRUCTION

Last October 2019, during the first Russia-Africa Summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reaffirmed commitment to scale-up cooperation in various economic sectors and particularly expedite work on the special industrial zone and the construction of proposed four nuclear power plants, raising hopes for an increased

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STADE DE YAMOUSSOUKRO CONSTRUCTION IS PROGRESSING WELL – IVORY COAST

STADE DE YAMOUSSOUKRO CONSTRUCTION IS PROGRESSING WELL – IVORY COAST

The Stade de Yamoussoukro project is a stadium construction project in Ivory Coast. So far, the east, south and north grandstands already completed, the first floor of the western grandstand almost entirely laid. Beginning of the installation of the second floor of the west gallery. The work of installing the

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UGANDA BATTLES WITH FLOODING AS LAKE VICTORIA RISES

UGANDA BATTLES WITH FLOODING AS LAKE VICTORIA RISES

Key among Uganda’s Government considerations is undertaking emergency maintenance of roads & bridges following destruction caused by recent flooding across the country. The rising water levels in Lake Victoria is threatening critical infrastructures. For instance, landing facilities were submerged & operations suspended. However, government is responding with restoration works on

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PRELIMINARY WORKS ON NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY UNDERWAY IN KENYA

PRELIMINARY WORKS ON NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY UNDERWAY IN KENYA

Kenya’s Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) has announced commencement of Nairobi expressway via their social media handle. The expressway will begins at Mlolongo to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), then move to Nairobi’s Central Business District before terminating at Westlands along Waiyaki Way.

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UGANDA’s PALLISA-KAMONKOLI ROAD PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

UGANDA’s PALLISA-KAMONKOLI ROAD PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

The construction of 44km Pallisa-Kamonkoli road is currently at 45.3% completed according to the latest update from Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA). 

UNRA made the statement via their social media handle that the project has been handed over by the contractor. That cummulative progress of works on the whole project

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WATER SHORTAGE AFFECT SCHOOL RESUMPTION IN KWAZULU-NATAL, SA

WATER SHORTAGE AFFECT SCHOOL RESUMPTION IN KWAZULU-NATAL, SA

As school resume in South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal did not open as water shortage is seriously affecting the area. The fight against Covid-19 is vital for resumption of school but with lack of water, the region was unable to follow others.

According to province’s Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu, over 6,000 schools

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COMMUTER COMPLAIN OF BAD ROUTE IN VAI TOWN, LIBERIA

COMMUTER COMPLAIN OF BAD ROUTE IN VAI TOWN, LIBERIA

Residents of Vai town in Liberia has complained about the bad route from downtown Monrovia en route to the Freeport of Monrovia.

The bad nature of the route keep increasing as commuter complained regularly. However, in bid to tackle this problem, Public Works Minister Mabutu Nyenpan, Minister of State Nathaniel

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KARATINA RESIDENT FACE BUILDING DEMOLITION IN KENYA

KARATINA RESIDENT FACE BUILDING DEMOLITION IN KENYA

The rehabilitation of the Nairobi-Nanyuki line is causing serious problem for residents in Katarina town.

Due to the rehabilitation, several building has been marked for demolition making resident to panic.

Over the weekend, Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) pulled down hundreds of other structures which had been erected by traders near

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NNPC ANNOUNCED PLANS TO BUILD HOSPITAL IN 12 STATES

NNPC ANNOUNCED PLANS TO BUILD HOSPITAL IN 12 STATES

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced plans to build hospitals in 12 states across the six geopolitical zone in the country.

The project is a joint venture between the NNPC and its partners, with a budgeted construction cost set for US$53.9m (N21 billion).

Minister for Health Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora,

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ABDI KARIYE HAIL PORT CONSTRUCTION IN SOMALIA

ABDI KARIYE HAIL PORT CONSTRUCTION IN SOMALIA

The construction of a port in Somalia has been hailed by Galmudug regional state president Ahmed Abdi Kariye (Qoor-Qoor).

According to Kariye, the port construction in the city of Habyo will be a game changer for his country economy.

Galmudug president said “The people of Galmudug can construct the port

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NCX COMMISSIONED 12 WAREHOUSE BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA

NCX COMMISSIONED 12 WAREHOUSE BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA

Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX) has commissioned 12 warehouses as part of plans to support trading activities in the nation.

Speaking during the commissioning, Managing Director/CEO of the Exchange, Zaheera Baba-Ari said the warehouses were being established to support trading activities on its trading floor for the benefit of Nigerian commodity

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TANZANIA’s ZPC TO INVEST IN PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

TANZANIA’s ZPC TO INVEST IN PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

ZANZIBAR Ports Corporation (ZPC), has invested 8bn for the port development. The fund will enhance service efficiency in passenger and cargo handling at its ports.

According to Infrastructure, Communication and Transport Minister Dr Sira Ubwa Mamboya, ” the corporation is finalising procurement procedures for the purchase of one reach stacker,

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KENYA’s NMS BEGINS ROAD IMPROVEMENT

KENYA’s NMS BEGINS ROAD IMPROVEMENT

Kenya Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) has kick-off it’s plans to start improving the road network in the state capital.

The aim of the project is to develop an efficient non-motorised transport, recarpet roads and improve drainage and streetlights.

NMS Transport, Roads and Public Works director Michael Ochieng said “The journey

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CONTRACTOR RETURN TO SITE FOR COMPLETION OF ENUGU AIRPORT IN NIGERIA

CONTRACTOR RETURN TO SITE FOR COMPLETION OF ENUGU AIRPORT IN NIGERIA

Nigeria Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika has announced that contractors for the Enugu Airport construction has returned to work.

He said via his social media handle that “We announce our full remobilization to Enugu despite COVID lockdown. Even with challenges like heavy rains, opening up of quarries and bitumen sources

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KIZIGURO GENOCIDE MEMORIAL SITE UPGRADE BEGINS IN RWANDA

KIZIGURO GENOCIDE MEMORIAL SITE UPGRADE BEGINS IN RWANDA

The upgrading of Kiziguro Genocide Memorial Site has kick-off in Rwanda. The Kiziguro Genocide Memorial which was created on 11th April 1995, is a resting place to more than 14,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

Mayor of Gatsibo District, which is part of former Murambi Commune, Richard

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SA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY URGE TO PRACTICE SAFETY MEASURES

SA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY URGE TO PRACTICE SAFETY MEASURES

After the resumption of construction activities in South Africa, experts has calls for safety measure to be practice all the time.

The appeal was made by the nation Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille as the nation move to level 3 of the lockdown regulation.

According to De

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GHANA VP SAY CONSTRUCTION OF 88 DISTRICT HOSPITALS TO KICK-OFF IN JULY

GHANA VP SAY CONSTRUCTION OF 88 DISTRICT HOSPITALS TO KICK-OFF IN JULY

The construction of 88 district hospitals has been announced by Ghana Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.

According to Dr Bawumia, the project is aimed at improving access to healthcare in the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

He made this announcement during the launching of a scholarship scheme for postgraduate

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PICTURES OF KENYA’s THIBA DAM PROGRESS

PICTURES OF KENYA’s THIBA DAM PROGRESS

The construction of Thiba Dam is peaking up pace after Kenya’s Presidential Delivery Unit team visited the project.

The visit to the site is part of plans to  find-out details of the project that was put to halt last year by the contractor Strabag after they suspend the work due

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CONSTRUCTION OF 8.75KM LONG REGION ROAD FLAG-OFF IN LAGOS

CONSTRUCTION OF 8.75KM LONG REGION ROAD FLAG-OFF IN LAGOS

Lagos state Governor has flag-off the construction of 8.75km long region road project in the state.

During the flag-off, Governor Sanwo-olu said it is a critical infrastructure proposed in the Lekki-Epe masterplan aimed at decongesting gridlocks in the entire Eti Osa Local Government.

According to the project plan, the road

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KENYA’s KASARANI-MWIKI ROAD REPAIR BEGINS

KENYA’s KASARANI-MWIKI ROAD REPAIR BEGINS

Residents are finally relief to see the Kasarani-Mwiki road repair kick-off. The road repair which is long over due was announced by Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA).

In January, transport was paralysed in Kasarani and Mwiki areas for four days as matatu operators protested over the poor state of the

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