GHANA COMMISSIONS COMMUNITY ICT CENTRES TO DRIVE DIGITALISATION

GHANA COMMISSIONS COMMUNITY ICT CENTRES TO DRIVE DIGITALISATION

Ghana is proactively enabling rural connectivity with an ambitious plan to construct 30 community ICT centres. Following this plan, the Minister for Communications, Hon. Ursula Owusu Ekuful commissions ICT laboratory at New Century Career Training Institute in the Ablekuma West Municipality. She also commissioned two Community ICT Centers in

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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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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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GHANA GOVT. TO ORDER 35 TRAINS IN JUNE

GHANA GOVT. TO ORDER 35 TRAINS IN JUNE

Ghana Government though the ministry of Railway has announced plans to order 35 trains to the nation.

Minister of Railway development, Joe Ghartey made the statement during a Port’s interactive programme on national television. According to Ghartey, about US$130m has been approve to purchasd the trains from a company in

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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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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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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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RESIDENT FLEE COMMUNITY AFTER CAMEROON MILITARY BEGAN CONSTRUCTION OF BASE

RESIDENT FLEE COMMUNITY AFTER CAMEROON MILITARY BEGAN CONSTRUCTION OF BASE

Construction of a military base in northwestern village of Ngarr-buh see resident flee the area.

In February, troops massacred at least 13 civilians in the area as military says the base is needed to stop separatists from getting supplies in neighboring Nigeria.  But, villagers fear they may once again be

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ZED SHEIKH ZAYED MEGA-PROJECT APPOINT CONTRACTOR IN EGYPT

ZED SHEIKH ZAYED MEGA-PROJECT APPOINT CONTRACTOR IN EGYPT

The construction of Zed Sheikh Zayed mega project in Egypt is making progress after a contractor was appointed.

The contractor Orascom Construction will be tasked to build the first phase of the mega project after WATG International finished completion of the master plan and architectural design work.

According to the

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KWAZULU-NATAL GETS WATER SUPPLY BOOST IN SOUTH AFRICA

KWAZULU-NATAL GETS WATER SUPPLY BOOST IN SOUTH AFRICA

The novel virus around the world has affected so many lives making South Africa having serious water supply problem across the nation.

Over the last three months, water tanks had been distributed to different areas to help resident have good drinking water but more still need to be done.

In

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TAZAMA SEEK FUND FOR PIPELINE UPGRADE

TAZAMA SEEK FUND FOR PIPELINE UPGRADE

Tanzania Zambia Mafuta (Tazama) is seeking for funds to upgrade its pipeline diameter to 12 inches. The fund in question for the upgrade is proposed to be US$400million.

Speaking to media, Tazama’s Tanzania Regional Manager, Abraham Saunyama said “What we want is to make the whole pipeline from Dar to

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MARINA BEACH BRIDGE TO BE REPAIRED SOON IN NIGERIA

MARINA BEACH BRIDGE TO BE REPAIRED SOON IN NIGERIA

Lagos state government in Nigeria has announced plans to repair the marina beach bridge. Speaking during a statement by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, he said the repair works by the Federal Ministry of Works, is long overdue and vital for the safety of residents, especially motorists that

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142 STORES TO BE CONSTRUCTED AT HO MARKET IN GHANA

142 STORES TO BE CONSTRUCTED AT HO MARKET IN GHANA

Plans has been announced by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) to construct a total of 142 stores at Ho market in Ghana.

Speaking to the media, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ho, Prosper Pi-Bansa said the construction which will be in two separate project will commence simultaneously in three weeks,

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KIAMBU-RUAKA WATER SUPPLY PROJECT KICK-OFF IN KENYA

KIAMBU-RUAKA WATER SUPPLY PROJECT KICK-OFF IN KENYA

The construction of Kiambu-Ruaka water supply has kick-off in Kenya. The project will benefit over 100,000 residents of Ruaka and Kiambu town with improved supply of clean drinking water and sanitation services.

The Africa Development Bank is funding the project which will be under the Kenya Towns Sustainable Water Supply

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TWO NEW SCHOOLS UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN ERITREA

TWO NEW SCHOOLS UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN ERITREA

Construction of two new primary schools is underway in Ribda and Alet administrative areas, Forto Sawa sub zone. The project is aimed at reinforcing the teaching and learning process in the area according to Abubakar Idris, administrator of the sub zone.

These development is a major boost to the area

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