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
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 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
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
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
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
Work is set to commence soon on the construction of the Bright Future Sporting and Education Village following the sod-cutting ceremony held at Komenda-Domenase in the Central Region.
The ceremony was performed by the Chief of Domenase, Nana Kwao Beisi II, and US-based Ghanaian Coach and Founder of the Village, … Read More
Tanzania government has signed a loan agreement of 161.47 million US dollars (about 374.9bn/-) with the African Development Bank (AfDB), to implement Kakono Hydropower Project (Kakono HPP).
The approximate cost of execution of the Kakono HPP is 325 million US dollars (about 750bn/-).
Speaking during the signing ceremony in Dar … Read More
A minimum of $30 billion is needed to develop Ghana’s entire railway network.
However, of the expected amount, the government has so far invested $2 billion into the sector accounting for almost 75 percent of the country’s 4,000 kilometers of the railway network, unconstructed.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO… Read More