The FIDIC-GAMA 2019 Annual Conference is one of the biggest networking events for African engineers. It provides a forum for consulting engineers, contractors, government officials, state-owned entities, funding agencies, suppliers of construction equipment and materials, investors and other stakeholders in the built-environment from the public and private sectors to share … Read More
China offered to help in the rebuilding of different infrastructure in Chimanimani town, Zimbabwe after Cyclone Idai.
Chinese Government has offered to rebuild infrastructure in Chimanimani town, Zimbabwe. This is after the town was hit with Cyclone Idai that swept through the country during last weekend disaster.
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President Kaguta Museveni will later today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam
Uganda Government will today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam project. The 183MW Isimba Hydropower Dam will help address the shortage of power and also increase the nation capacity to 1000MW.
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Kenya seeks for another funds to complete stage three of the standard gauge railway.
Kenya is seeking for fund from China to complete the third phase of the standard gauge railway. The negotiating is a loan worth Sh 370 billion that will ensure passengers, goods and equipment are secure during … Read More
Germany issues grants worth 200,000 Euros to two tertiary institution in Ghana.
Ministry of Culture and Science of the North-Rhine Westphalia State in Germany has issues grant worth 200,000 Euros to Ghana. This will be use to enhance technical education in the country for two universities.
The grants will be … Read More
Beitbridge-Harare Road rehabilitation on track in Zimbabwe
Rehabilitation process is on track for the Beitbridge-Harare Road in Zimbabwe. The project will help connect resident in Harare to different part of the nation. Meanwhile, It will be under the Central Mechanical Equipment Department (CMED).
The rehabilitation which is worth US$700 000 … Read More
President Al-Sisi appoints military general as new Minister of Transportation after deadly Cairo Railway Station accident.
Egypt President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has appointed Major General Kamel Al-Wazir as Minister of Transportation. This is after the deadly Cairo Railway Station accident that claimed 22 lives with 40 injured people.
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French Development Agency (AFD) supports access to water and sanitation in Uganda with €270 million
The Ugandan government and the French government via French Development Agency (AFD); have signed a loan deal to help support access to water and sanitation in Uganda. The loan deal comprises of two separate financing … Read More
IFA gets fund for infrastructure development in six African nations
Investment fund Africa IFA has secure US$6 billion for infrastructure development in Africa. This IFA fund is the first phase of its drive towards infrastructure development in Africa. The deal was announced during an interview with investment fund’s chairperson and … Read More
In this article, we would be discuss the longest bridges in Africa. We would take a look at the top 5 longest bridges in the continent.
But first what are bridges?
Bridges are structures built to span over physical obstacles without closing the way underneath it. It is one of … Read More
Rwanda signs deal to extract methane gas from Lake Kivu
The Rwanda government have signed a US$400 million deal with Gasmeth Energy Ltd to extract, process, compress and also bottle methane gas from Lake Kivu. The signing of the seven years deal took place on Friday 1st February 2019 but … Read More
RMB gives report on best countries to invest in Africa for 2019
Many investors are in search of the best countries to invest in Africa; as Africa is fast rising to become a very fertile investment destination. The continent is in dire need of roads, rails, ports, airports, power grids … Read More
Rwanda calls for African partnership to help boost African economy.
Rwanda, the landlocked East African country recently held a Trade Facilitation and Manufacturing forum in Kigali. At the forum, Rwandan top officials stressed on the need for deeper African partnership especially between its fellow East African neighbours. The Forum served … Read More
KfW development Bank supports Nigeria’s Infrastructure development with €31 million investment.
To help boost infrastructure development in Nigeria; the largest investment bank in Europe, KfW Development Bank have invested €31 million. Receiving the €31 million investment is Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Ltd (InfraCredit). InfraCredit is a specialised infrastructure credit enhancement … Read More
Infrastructure is vital for any economy to grow. It is also essential that for any developing countries to grow, then Infrastructure must be at the forefront. We all know that Africa has a huge potential but lack or inadequate infrastructure is affecting it.
This inadequate infrastructure remains a major obstacle … Read More
AFC acquires US$300m loan facility from CEXIM
Leading infrastructure development finance institution in Africa, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) successfully acquired a US$300 million loan from Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM). Making up the loan is a US$200 million 5-year loan and also a US$100 million 5-year stand-by facility. The loan … Read More
China’s CCCC to construct a US$398 million oil port in Mombasa, Kenya
The Kenyan Ports Authority has confirmed the award of a US$398million oil facility in Mombasa. The contract award recipient is China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).
This US$398 million oil port facility will certainly boost the nation’s oil handling … Read More
Highlights of the just concluded FIDIC Conference in Berlin (9th -11th September 2018).
FIDIC have just concluded this year’s 2018 conference in Berlin, Germany. FIDIC in conjunction with VBI (German Association of Consulting Engineers) organised the conference with its focus on Mobility and Smart Infrastructure.
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Nigeria and Japan sign MoU on Infrastructure Investment.
For the promotion of quality infrastructure investment between Nigeria and Japan, both countries have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Representing both countries for the MoU signing in Abuja was Nigeria’s minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi and Japan’s State Minister of Land, … Read More
Reconstruction deadline for Apapa road project, Lagos, Nigeria set to July 2018
The deadline for the reconstruction of the US$12m Apapa road project in Lagos state, Nigeria is now July 2018. There have been delays on the project due to logistical constraints and also heavy presence of underground utilities.
This … Read More