GERD NEGOTIATION BETWEEN EGYPT, ETHIOPIA AND SUDAN

GERD NEGOTIATION BETWEEN EGYPT, ETHIOPIA AND SUDAN

GERD – Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is a controversial dam between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan. This mega project is the subject of international deliberations. The United States and other countries are acting as observers and/ or arbitrators as Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agree on the comprehensive filling and operation of

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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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PERSISTENT FLOODING IN BIETRY – ABIDJAN

PERSISTENT FLOODING IN BIETRY – ABIDJAN

The raining season has returned to Western Africa, and flooding is ravaging most communities. Here are photos of flooding at Biétry – a luxury residential area located in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Apparently, this community suffers from flooding every year, and no permanent solution has been effected yet. These persistent flooding

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INTERVIEW: HOW DO YOU SEE LIFE POST COVID-19?

INTERVIEW: HOW DO YOU SEE LIFE POST COVID-19?

Interview with the 18th President of ACEN, Engr. George C. Okoroma and the Port Harcourt Branch Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Otunte Otueneh. The interview centres around the theme; ‘Post COVID-19 Survival Strategies.’

This is the first series of interviews that Gambeta News has launched in partnership

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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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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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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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THE UNIQUE MODEL OF THE GHANA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND – SOLOMON ASAMOAH

THE UNIQUE MODEL OF THE GHANA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND – SOLOMON ASAMOAH

The Ghana Infrastructure Fund is a unique model in Africa that has recorded huge successes with over USD 2 billion raised for infrastructure projects in the country. The Government in Ghana invested USD 325 million to a fund that is being managed by professionals towards infrastructure in the nation. This

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KAMPALA NORTHERN BYPASS EXPANSION PROGRESS REPORT

KAMPALA NORTHERN BYPASS EXPANSION PROGRESS REPORT

Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) has announced that progress on the Kampala Northern Bypass project is at 72% completed.

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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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