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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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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CONSTRUCTION DEAL BOOST HOUSING IN YOBE STATE, NIGERIA

CONSTRUCTION DEAL BOOST HOUSING IN YOBE STATE, NIGERIA

Gov buni sign deal with Family Homes Fund for the construction of 2600 housing units in the state.

Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has signed a deal with management of Family Homes Fund for the construction of 2600 housing units. This housing unit will be spread across Yobe …

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QATAR TO INVEST IN SOMALIA PORT

QATAR TO INVEST IN SOMALIA PORT

Qatar representatives meet with Somalia’s prime minister over plans to build a new seaport in Hobyo, Somalia.

The Qatari group arrived in Mogadishu, the capital, on Monday and is led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

In a press …

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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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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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LAMU PORT FIRST BERTH COMPLETED IN KENYA

LAMU PORT FIRST BERTH COMPLETED IN KENYA

First of 32 berths of Lamu port completed in Kenya with the second and third set for completion in december 2020.

Lamu port which is a transport and infrastructure project in Kenya has completed it first Berth. The port when completed will be Kenya second transport corridor. The first berth …

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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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DEVELOPMENT BANKS JOIN FUNDS FOR NAMIBIA INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRESS

DEVELOPMENT BANKS JOIN FUNDS FOR NAMIBIA INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRESS

Will the new partnership help Namibia resolve its infrastructural problem or will lack of private capital unavailability stop them.

Infrastructure development is a key driver for progress across any developing nation. This is why the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA) is combing to …

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UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED ELECTRONIC FENCE AT KESESE

UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED ELECTRONIC FENCE AT KESESE

Uganda President commission fence at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese.

President Yoweri Museveni has announced via his official twitter account the commissioning of an electronic fence. This fence will be located at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese.

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PICTURES OF BIDCO INDUSTRIAL PARK LAUNCH IN KENYA

PICTURES OF BIDCO INDUSTRIAL PARK LAUNCH IN KENYA

President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils Bidco Industrial Park but can the manufacturing plants be maintained to achieve its 2022 goals?

The Bidco Industrial Park in Ruiru has been officially unveiled by President Uhuru Kenyatta. During the ceremony, President Uhuru said the project will help growth the manufacturing sector in the nation.…

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SMART AFRICA INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE 2019

SMART AFRICA INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE 2019

KPM leading solution is taking a step to address key infrastructure challenges in Africa. This is through the launch of Smart Africa Infrastructure Conference. It will be held in DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dar es Salaam – Oyster Bay, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Smart Africa Infrastructure Conference 2019 is a

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