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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
The Egyptian government has taken concrete steps to revamp Greater Cairo’s first metro line as it signed a contract with Alstom to supply 55 air-conditioned trains, and an agreement with the French government to acquire funding worth €776.9 million.
The development of the line includes introducing an automatic operation system … Read More
The government has already spent up to Shs 400 billion on the stalled Lubowa International Specialized Hospital Uganda.
This was revealed by Henry Musasizi, the state minister of Finance and Planning in charge of general duties while appearing before parliament’s finance committee to defend the ministry’s budget for the financial … Read More
The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has acquired a total of 1,510 acres of land in seven regions for the construction of Fire Colleges and Training Schools to train adequate personnel for the service.
Three hundred acres each are at Kyebi, Eastern; Mion, Northern; AkatsiGefia, Volta; TongoBeo, Upper East, with … Read More
The Cabinet approved Wednesday legalizing 238 unlicensed churches and affiliated buildings turning the total to 2,401. The status and requests of that batch have been examined, since January 6, by the committee in charge of legalizing unlicensed churches, which is headed by Minister of Justice Omar Marwan.
The government made … Read More
The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) is working with stakeholders to urgently repair damaged buildings and provide support to install bridges in communities in need, following recent flooding in KwaZulu-Natal.
DPWI Minister, Patricia de Lille, and Deputy Minister Noxolo Kiviet made the statement on Tuesday and inspected damages … Read More
The Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, assisted by the Municipal Chief Executive of Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly, George Cyril Bray, on Tuesday inaugurated two newly constructed classroom blocks at Dansoman in Accra.
The projects funded by the assembly were a two-storey nine-unit classroom block with a 10-seater … Read More