REPORT ON SAFETY OF DAMS SHOWS 300,000 LIVES AT RISK IN KENYA

REPORT ON SAFETY OF DAMS SHOWS 300,000 LIVES AT RISK IN KENYA

A report released in August 2019 shows the need for Kenya Authority to take serious action before numerous life’s were lost, however they failed to respond and are in a serious dilemma.

The Dam safety report by a 15 member taskforce commissioned by the Ministry of Water had expressed concerns

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TWO HOUSING PROJECTS HAS BEEN ABANDONED IN SA FOR TWO DECADES

TWO HOUSING PROJECTS HAS BEEN ABANDONED IN SA FOR TWO DECADES

The construction of two housing projects has now received new contractors after it has been abandoned for over two decades in South Africa.

According to reports, the first was in Mlungisi when the department cancelled builders’ contracts in 2006. While the second in Cenyulands was abandoned by a contractor in

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CONTRACTOR HANDOVER COMPLETED PLEEBO DISTRICT MODERN MARKET IN LIBERIA

CONTRACTOR HANDOVER COMPLETED PLEEBO DISTRICT MODERN MARKET IN LIBERIA

The Pleebo district modern market is now ready for use after contractor handover the completed project to the government.

The ceremony brought joy to Marketers and some citizens in Pleebo, Maryland County Electoral district#2, Southeast Liberia who lauded the government and its partner for the completion of the market.

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BUILDING MATERIALS LAB CONSTRUCTION TO KICK-OFF AFTER FUNDS WAS SECURED IN UGANDA

BUILDING MATERIALS LAB CONSTRUCTION TO KICK-OFF AFTER FUNDS WAS SECURED IN UGANDA

The plans to have a building material laboratory is going to be realised after fund for the project was secured.

The laboratory construction will aimed at reducing the usage of substandard Materials by ensuring that quality materials are used when it comes to the construction of building and roads in

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QUAY WALL CONSTRUCTION COMMENCE AT LEKKI DEEP SEAPORT IN NIGERIA

QUAY WALL CONSTRUCTION COMMENCE AT LEKKI DEEP SEAPORT IN NIGERIA

Construction of the 680m long quay wall with the driving of the first pile has kick-off in Lagos State, Nigeria.

The project is expected to symbolises a significant step towards the timely delivery of it.

Speaking during the ceremony, Chief Executive Officer of Lekki Port, Mr. Ruogang Du stated that

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KARLOKEN-FISH TOWN ROAD CONSTRUCTION NEARING COMPLETION IN LIBERIA

KARLOKEN-FISH TOWN ROAD CONSTRUCTION NEARING COMPLETION IN LIBERIA

Liberia’s Karloken-Fish Town road construction is nearing completion after management of China Henan International Cooperation Group (CHICO) says the project will be completed in May 2021.

The project which is currently 80% complete began in 2012 with Africa development bank (AFDB) funding the road.

Currently speaking, the 80.5km road will

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PROPOSED ROCK QUARRY PROJECT AWAITS PUBLIC COMMENT IN SEYCHELLES

PROPOSED ROCK QUARRY PROJECT AWAITS PUBLIC COMMENT IN SEYCHELLES

After conducting an Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) on a proposed plan to develop a new quarry at Montagne Posee, the public are being asked to investigate before the proposal is submitted to the government.

For over 15-years, the United Concrete Products Seychelles (UCPS), has been in negotiations with the government

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DAR-ISAKA RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AT FINAL STAGE IN TANZANIA

DAR-ISAKA RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AT FINAL STAGE IN TANZANIA

The construction of Dar es Salaam- Isaka railway is at it final stage according to the nation Minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Engineer Isack Kamwelwe.

Speaking during the commissioning of one locomotive among the seven locomotives that are being repaired at Morogoro’s state-of-the-art workshop, he noted that the project

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ANGOLA FIRST LOCAL AUTHORITY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

ANGOLA FIRST LOCAL AUTHORITY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

The construction of a local authority building the first of its kind has kick-off in Angola.

State Secretary for the Local Authorities, Márcio Daniel made the announcement as the first administrative and municipal infrastructure will be estimated at a construction cost worth US$6.9m (4.5billion kwanzas).

It will be under the

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TANZANIA GOVT. TO OPEN TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION OF STADIUM

TANZANIA GOVT. TO OPEN TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION OF STADIUM

Tanzania govt. has announced its plans to open the tender process for contractors to bid for the construction of the biggest state-of-the-art stadium in Dodoma.

According to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Hassan Abbasi which said that mapping works of the area are

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TRINITY ENERGY TO BUILD US$500M REGIONAL REFINERY IN SOUTH SUDAN

TRINITY ENERGY TO BUILD US$500M REGIONAL REFINERY IN SOUTH SUDAN

Trinity Energy which is South Sudan biggest oil marketing giant is making plans to build a refinery that will refine petroleum products.

The project will see an increase in the nation barrels per day (bpd) to 40,000 at Paloch in the oil-rich Upper Nile State.

It will also increase the

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STAKEHOLDERS CALLS FOR DELAY IN CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES TO STOP IN ETHIOPIA

STAKEHOLDERS CALLS FOR DELAY IN CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES TO STOP IN ETHIOPIA

Stakeholders has called for special attention to be paid to the causes of delay in construction activities.

Speaking during a construction tour round the metropolis, Deputy Mayor Adanech Abebe made the statement in the presence of Finance Minister Ahmed Shede and National Bank Governor Dr. Yinager Dessie.

Quoting Abebe, “Road

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CONTRACTOR HANDOVER COMPLETED ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING IN GHANA

CONTRACTOR HANDOVER COMPLETED ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING IN GHANA

The Accra Academy Senior High School has gotten a new administration block after the contractor hands over the building.

The project which was funded by the government was at a construction cost of US$188k (GH¢1,089,564) with Masuab Consult as contractor.

Speaking during the handover ceremony, Senior Architect for Masuab Consult,

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MALL BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MALL BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

Smart Partnership Enterprises (SPE) has released a statement about the commencement of a new mall in Botswana. The 26000m2 retail centre mall will be called The Fields Mall.

Speaking during the ceremony SPE chairperson, Sam Mpuchane said the specific purpose of the project is  to ensure that major retail

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NAIROBI-NAKURU ROAD EXPANSION TO BEGIN SOON IN KENYA

NAIROBI-NAKURU ROAD EXPANSION TO BEGIN SOON IN KENYA

Kenya government has announced plans to expand Nairobi-Nakuru road.

The expansion which is set in motion after the government entered into a public private partnership (PPP) with French Consortium of Companies to build the 233-kilometre highway at a cost of Sh160 billion.

According to the partnership, Vinci Highways/Concession will design,

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KPC ABANDONED PLANS TO REPLACE OLD PIPELINE IN KENYA

KPC ABANDONED PLANS TO REPLACE OLD PIPELINE IN KENYA

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has abandoned it’s plans to replace part of its old Mombasa-Nairobi line which has been leaking recently.

According to KPC Managing Director Macharia Irungu, the plan was halted after the company realised that it could still be served by the Sh48 billion new line launched in

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CONSTRUCTION OF OKAVANGO RIVER BRIDGE SET FOR COMPLETION AFTER TWO YEARS DELAY IN BOTSWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF OKAVANGO RIVER BRIDGE SET FOR COMPLETION AFTER TWO YEARS DELAY IN BOTSWANA

The Okavango river bridge construction which kick-off in November 8, 2016 with an original completion date of July 7 last year now has a completion date in May 2021. The project which is worth US$93m will enable the road network to be linked to the bridge.

Speaking during a site

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ETHIOPIA HAS NO PLANS TO HARM SUDAN AND EGYPT IN NILE DAM

ETHIOPIA HAS NO PLANS TO HARM SUDAN AND EGYPT IN NILE DAM

Ethiopia Prime Minister has announced that his nation has no plans to use its massive hydroelectric power project to harm Sudan and Egypt dispite contributing 85% to the water resources to the Nile River.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made the statement in his virtual address to the 75th session of

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KWESIMINTSIM STORM DRAIN CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN GHANA

KWESIMINTSIM STORM DRAIN CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN GHANA

Construction of Kwesimintsim storm drain has kicked off in Ghana. The project which is worth GH¢3.2 million will be able to control the drains at Effia-Kwesimitsim municipality in the Western Region of the nation.

The initiative is part of the Ghana Secondary Cities Support Programme funded with an Urban Development

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