SA RESIDENT DEMAND SAHRC’s INVESTIGATION INTO WATER CRISIS

SA RESIDENT DEMAND SAHRC’s INVESTIGATION INTO WATER CRISIS

The Nelson Mandela Bay Water Crisis Committee are demanding that the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) investigate allegations of corruption and mismanagement against the municipality. They also warned that they are prepared to shut down the metro should the municipality continue to ignore their demands.

In a recent statement, the

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TANZANIA GOVT. TO REVIEW RURAL WATER CHARGES

TANZANIA GOVT. TO REVIEW RURAL WATER CHARGES

Tanzania government plans to review rural water charges to enable Tanzanians living in rural areas to have access to the service at a much more affordable price.

Minister for Water Jumaa Aweso expressed the government’s intention to continue bringing relief in water charges to rural dwellers on Friday as he

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RESIDENT COMPLAIN OVER ABANDON ROAD PROJECTS IN GHANA

RESIDENT COMPLAIN OVER ABANDON ROAD PROJECTS IN GHANA

Residents and road commuters in the Tempane District of the Upper East Region, have raised a red flag over abandoned road projects in the district by contractors. The residents feared the roads would deteriorate further if the rains set in.

The residents described the broken culverts on the 10-kilometer stretch

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NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY TO OPEN SOON IN KENYA

NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY TO OPEN SOON IN KENYA

President Uhuru Kenyatta says the Nairobi Expressway will be opened next Saturday to motorists on a trial basis. President Kenyatta announced the conclusion of the inaugural edition of the Nairobi City marathon dubbed Uhuru Classic.

The head of state pointed out that the opening of the Highway will reduce the

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CONSTRUCTION OF BADAGRY SEAPORT TO RESUME AFTER REACHING ADVANCED STAGE

CONSTRUCTION OF BADAGRY SEAPORT TO RESUME AFTER REACHING ADVANCED STAGE

Lagos State Government on Thursday said plans have reached an advanced stage to begin the construction of Badagry Seaport in the state.

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the disclosure in Lagos at the All Markets Conference 2022 (AMC’22), organised by the Ndigboamaka Progressive (Markets) Association, whose theme was “Development and Sustainability

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UK’s MacDONALD TO SUPPORT ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN MOZAMBIQUE

UK’s MacDONALD TO SUPPORT ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN MOZAMBIQUE

The British company Mott MacDonald has announced that it will be supporting the Mozambican government’s efforts to improve the country’s road network and other infrastructure.

The funding for this assistance will come from the United States foreign aid agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), which will provide US$4.3 million over

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TARURA IDENTIFIES ROADS FOR RECONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE IN TANZANIA

TARURA IDENTIFIES ROADS FOR RECONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE IN TANZANIA

The Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) in Geita District has identified about 1059.2 kilometres of roads which require reconstruction and proper maintenance.

TARURA’S Geita District Manager, Engineer Bahati Subeya, made the remarks last week in her report over maintenance of road infrastructures from January to March this year.

Eng

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SA GOVT. ANNOUNCED NEW BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AT EMPANGENI, KWAZULU-NATAL

SA GOVT. ANNOUNCED NEW BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AT EMPANGENI, KWAZULU-NATAL

Public Works and Infrastructure, Minister Patricia de Lille, will hand over the latest bridge to the community of Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal.

De Lille will hand over the Nsimbakazi Bridge on Thursday as part of the ongoing Welisizwe Rural Bridges program.

The National Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) in

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NAMIBIA GOVT. TO PROCURE SECOND MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR DESALINATION PLANT

NAMIBIA GOVT. TO PROCURE SECOND MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR DESALINATION PLANT

Namibia government is set to proceed with the procurement of a second multi-billion-dollar desalination plant to be constructed at the coast in partnership with NamWater.

Agriculture minister Calle Schlettwein during the commissioning of water reservoirs by the RЪssing Uranium mine indicated the next step is to proceed with the procurement

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UGANDA WATER MINISTRY TO RESTORE REGULAR WATER SUPPLY IN SOME COUNTY

UGANDA WATER MINISTRY TO RESTORE REGULAR WATER SUPPLY IN SOME COUNTY

The Dokolo water project contractor M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group has restored regular water supply through Amwoma sub-county, Dokolo district after a brief disruption.

The Ministry of Water & Environment and M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group were informed of leakage on DN 250 DI Pipe in Akalodong Swamp in Amwoma sub-county on

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RWANDA, DRC & BURUNDI US$25M INITIATIVE CLIMATE CRISIS

RWANDA, DRC & BURUNDI US$25M INITIATIVE CLIMATE CRISIS

Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Burundi are set to benefit from a regional initiative dubbed “Transforming Agri-Food Systems in West and Central Africa (TAFS-WCA)” which is aimed to increase food security and combating the climate crisis.

The US$25 million initiative has been launched by CGIAR, a global

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HO TEACHING HOSPITAL US$3.2M UPDGRADE CADIO CENTRE IN GHANA

HO TEACHING HOSPITAL US$3.2M UPDGRADE CADIO CENTRE IN GHANA

An estimated amount of US$3.2 million is required to equip the cardiothoracic centre of the Ho Teaching Hospital, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the hospital, Dr John Tampuori, has said.

Dr Tampuori, who was speaking at the centre’s fundraising meeting and press launch in Accra noted that equipping the centre

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MORE COLLAPSED BUILDING DILEMMA IN LAGOS STATE

MORE COLLAPSED BUILDING DILEMMA IN LAGOS STATE

The building collapsed challenges facing Nigeria especially Lagos state is gradually becoming alarming. Despite the effort from the government and regulatory bodies, more building collapse is still been observed.

Earlier this morning, it was reported that a building collapsed at 24, Ibadan Street (East), Off Muritala Mohammed Way, Ebute-Metta, Lagos.

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THE RISE OF GREEN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING IN KENYA

THE RISE OF GREEN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING IN KENYA

The effect of climate change has been felt majorly across the globe in recent years with increased impacts that have taken a toll on the day-to-day activities of human beings.

Several activists and organizations have taken lead in encouraging humans to adopt environmentally friendly activities and initiatives that will reduce

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ZINARA DISBURSES US$6BILLION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

ZINARA DISBURSES US$6BILLION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has distributed nearly US$6 billion to all provinces and local authorities for road maintenance in the first quarter of this year under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP).

The development comes after in February this year, Zinara said it was setting aside $17 billion

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CONSTRUCTION OF MTWARA-MASASI ROAD ON COURSE IN TANZANIA

CONSTRUCTION OF MTWARA-MASASI ROAD ON COURSE  IN TANZANIA

Construction of the 358 kilometers of the road at tarmac level from Mtwara-Newala-Masasi to Songea in the Ruvuma region, is set to begin. 

However, currently, the government through Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) is working on opening up the road while still at gravel level.

The Deputy Minister for Works

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TWO BUILDING DEMOLISH IN NIGERIA FOR NOT MEETING STANDARD

TWO BUILDING DEMOLISH IN NIGERIA FOR NOT MEETING STANDARD

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has demolished two distressed buildings for not meeting its standard. Its General Manager, Gbolahan Oki, said the two, three-floor structures were at 151, Itire Road and 14, Akinwunmi Street, in Mushin.

Oki said: “The affected buildings were identified as being highly distressed as
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CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE AT YAR RIVER TO BEGIN SOON IN LIBERIA

CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE AT YAR RIVER TO BEGIN SOON IN LIBERIA

Nimba County Senator, Jeremiah Kpan Koung has broken ground for the construction of a bridge on Yar River, Yarpea Chiefdom.

The bridge with the estimated cost of US$500,000, according to Senator Koung, will connect towns and villages between Electoral Districts #4 and 3; as well as Districts #2 and #5

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ENRH TO REDEVELOP ULTRA-MODERN FACILITY IN GHANA

ENRH TO REDEVELOP ULTRA-MODERN FACILITY IN GHANA

The Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital (ENRH) is to be redeveloped into an ultra-modern facility to make it the center of excellence in health delivery in the Western Region.

The project would include a clinical and support services unit, renovation of catering (laundry and kitchen) building, administration block, and renovation of

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REPAIR OF DAMAGED SA’s WATER INFRASTRUCTURE TO BEGIN SOON

REPAIR OF DAMAGED SA’s WATER INFRASTRUCTURE TO BEGIN SOON

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says work is underway to repair damaged water and sanitation infrastructure in communities affected by the floods in KwaZulu-Natal.

Mchunu, together with the mayors from the affected municipalities, including eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, iLembe District Municipality and uMgungundlovu District Municipality, briefed the media on Sunday

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