RWANDA AND ZIMBABWE SIGN MINING DEAL

RWANDA AND ZIMBABWE SIGN MINING DEAL

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signed between Rwanda and Zimbabwe to boost mining sector.

Rwanda and Zimbabwe has sign an MoU that will aim to spur business and private sector involvement. This MoU will help the mining sector in promoting and creating more opportunities for citizens in both nations. The mining …

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HEAVY RAIN AFFECT WA WEST DISTRICT, CUTS OFF 19 COMMUNITIES IN GHANA

HEAVY RAIN AFFECT WA WEST DISTRICT, CUTS OFF 19 COMMUNITIES IN GHANA

Why are the government ignoring the request and what can resident in such communities do to tackle this inhumane treatment?.

Wa West District which is in the Upper West Region of Ghana has been affected by heavy rainfall. This has resulted in at least 19 communities having difficult access the …

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KENYA GUSII STADIUM STILL LACKS PROPER RUNNING TRACKS DESPITE FACELIFT

KENYA GUSII STADIUM STILL LACKS PROPER RUNNING TRACKS DESPITE FACELIFT

Will contractors in africa ever get thing right without people complaining about each project after completion?

Gusii Stadium which was refurbish a year ago stands as the one of the best sports facilities in Kenya but there are concerns over its poor running track. This is after athletics complained about …

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ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT LAUNCH NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR ROAD REHABILITATION

ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT LAUNCH NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR ROAD REHABILITATION

President Mnangagwa launch road rehabilitation under Japan US$21 million infrastructural development grants.

President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has launch the north-south corridor road rehabilitation. The road rehab will fall under the US$21 million grants from the Japanese Government. This grant will help support the Japanese engineers and the Ministry of …

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REVOLTA AND ValU LAUNCH ELECTRIC CAR RECHARGE CARD SERVICE IN EGYPT

REVOLTA AND ValU LAUNCH ELECTRIC CAR RECHARGE CARD SERVICE IN EGYPT

Revolta Egypt plans to provide recharge cards for electric cars with support from ValU

ValU and Revolta Egypt are set to launch an electric car recharge cards finance service. The aim of the project is to help customers benefit using the company’s online platform.

Speaking during the signing ceremony, Chief …

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ZIMBABWE NEGOTIATE MORE POWER DEAL WITH MOZAMBIQUE

ZIMBABWE NEGOTIATE MORE POWER DEAL WITH MOZAMBIQUE

Minister Advocate Fortune Chasi announced negotiation deal with Mozambique for electricity generation.

Zimbabwe is negotiating a deal with Mozambique for electricity generation in the country. The 400 MW deal will enable the country prevent more power shortage which they are facing at the moment. This was according to Energy and …

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KENYA PRESIDENT TO FLAG-OFF CRUDE OIL SHIPMENT

KENYA PRESIDENT TO FLAG-OFF CRUDE OIL SHIPMENT

President  Uhuru Kenyatta to flag-off US$11.6million crude oil shipment which will enable kenya enters the league of oil exporters.

Kenya President  Uhuru Kenyatta will commission the flag off for the first shipment of crude oil from the port of Mombasa. The first shipment of crude oil which is worth US$11.6million …

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PICTURES OF KERICHO BYPASS CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

PICTURES OF KERICHO BYPASS CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

Kenya’s President’s Delivery Unit team announce progress of US$4.3m (Ksh.445.7m) Kericho bypass project.

Kericho is the biggest town in Kericho County as it is located in the highlands west of the Kenyan Rift Valley. The place has a warm and temperate climate making it an ideal location for agriculture and …

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INTERCHANGE AT SENTEMA ALONG KAMPALA-NORTHERN BYPASS AT 60%

INTERCHANGE AT SENTEMA ALONG KAMPALA-NORTHERN BYPASS AT 60%

Sentema interchange at 60% complete according to UNRA Uganda.

The construction of an interchange at sentema which is along Kampala – Northern Bypass is at 60%. This was announced by Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA).

According to UNRA, the Sentema is now widened to ensure future free flow of traffic …

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SADC LEADERS AND GOVERNMENT REACH AGREEMENT

SADC LEADERS AND GOVERNMENT REACH AGREEMENT

SADC Leaders and Government reach agreement on measures to drive regional development

The 39th ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) which held at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, on the 17th

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RWANDA GOVT. TO INCREASE FUND FOR HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME

RWANDA GOVT. TO INCREASE FUND FOR HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME

Mutuelle de santé scheme set to get extra fund from Rwanda government.

Rwanda Government is providing extra funds for community-based health insurance scheme. The scheme which is known as mutuelle de santé, will raised the country’s prospects of attaining universal health insurance coverage.

The fund which is worth US$10million (Rwf10billion) …

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ZIMBABWE TO BORROW US$1.9BN FROM G7 NATIONS TO PAY DEBTS

ZIMBABWE TO BORROW US$1.9BN FROM G7 NATIONS TO PAY DEBTS

Zimbabwe plans to borrow fund from G7 nations but is that a wise choice?

Zimbabwe Government is planning to borrow US$1,9 billion from G7 nations in order to pay their debts. The G7 nations which are France, Italy, Canada, Germany, United States, Japan and United Kingdom.

The funds will be …

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EGYPT AND SOUTH KOREA IN TALKS OVER FREE TRADE AGREEMENT

EGYPT AND SOUTH KOREA IN TALKS OVER FREE TRADE AGREEMENT

Egypt and South Korea making plans to sign FTA but will the host nation be ready to face both pros and cons of the FTA agreement.

Egypt and South Korea are currently in talks over a free trade agreement (FTA). This agreement will help boost trade exchange and joint economic …

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CONSTRUCTION OF BED WARDS AND DOCTOR QUARTER BEGINS IN OGUN, NIGERIA

CONSTRUCTION OF BED WARDS AND DOCTOR QUARTER BEGINS IN OGUN, NIGERIA

Ogun State kick-off construction of 120 bed wards and 30 doctors quarters at the state specialist hospital.

Ogun state Governor in western part of Nigeria has announced plans to improve the health care sector in the state. The plans is to construct 120 bed wards and 30 doctors quarters at …

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KIENI CONSTITUENCY SECURE FUNDS FOR HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION

KIENI CONSTITUENCY SECURE FUNDS FOR HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION

Kieni constituency to build level four hospital after securing funds from Ministry of health in Kenya.

Kenya’s  Kieni constituency has secure fund for the construction of a level four hospital. The fund which is worth US$541k (Sh30 million) will help them have another existing level four hospital in the constituency.…

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WORLD BANK TO INVEST US$300M INTO GHANA COCOA INDUSTRY

WORLD BANK TO INVEST US$300M INTO GHANA COCOA INDUSTRY

World Bank making plans to invest in Ghana Cocoa industry.

Cocoa is Ghana chief agricultural export and cash crop. This is why the World Bank is investing fund to help shore up production of the crop over the next five years.

The project which is under the Cocoa Sector Value …

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ZIMBABWE GOVERNMENT AGREES COAL EXPORT DEAL

ZIMBABWE GOVERNMENT AGREES COAL EXPORT DEAL

Zimbabwe to export coal to Japan and India with new deal

Zimbabwe government has agreed a deal with Dubai-based company, Victoria Consultant for coal export. This deal will enable the country to secure markets for coal exports in India and Japan.

Meanwhile, Victoria Consultant will assist Zimbabwe according to the …

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FCDA SAYS NIGERIA NEEDS US$3TRN TO SOLVE INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT

FCDA SAYS NIGERIA NEEDS US$3TRN TO SOLVE INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT

Federal Capital Development Authority says nigeria need US$3trn but can they manage and use the money wisely to solve this problem if they eventually get the fund?

Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) announced in Abuja that Nigeria needs US$3trn to solve their infrastructure deficit problem. This fund will be for …

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FERRY SERVICE FACING CHALLENGES DUE TO GAMBIA SENEGAMBIA BRIDGE

FERRY SERVICE FACING CHALLENGES DUE TO GAMBIA SENEGAMBIA BRIDGE

Ferry service losing revenue due to Senegambia Bridge commission in Gambia

The commissioning of Senegambia Bridge in Gambia pose a ferry challenge according to Deputy Managing Director of the Gambia Ferry Services, Hall Abdoulie Gai. The ferries over the last couple of years has made great stride but has been …

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BUILDON AND RAISING MALAWI TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR KASUNGU SCHOOL

BUILDON AND RAISING MALAWI TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR KASUNGU SCHOOL

buildOn and Raising Malawi to improve quality of teaching in Kasungu with construction of new facilities.

buildOn, a US based charity Organisation is partnering with Raising Malawi to provide funds for improving learning in Kasungu, Malawi. The fund which is worth US$ 250,000 will be use to improve the quality …

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