ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Zimbabwe’s road reconstruction and maintenance programs and other efforts by the Government to sort out transport infrastructure are attracting attention with a 10-member delegation from Zambia’s Parliament arriving yesterday for a five-day visit to see how this was done and done with internal funds.

The Zambian delegation is made up

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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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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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ROAD REHABILITATION AT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY TO BEGIN SOON IN ZIMBABWE

ROAD REHABILITATION AT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY TO BEGIN SOON IN ZIMBABWE

Road Rehabilitation is to start soon at Marondera Municipality after receiving US$10,3 million from Government through the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (ZINARA) recently.

This was revealed by Marondera Municipality engineer Itai Mashonganyika during an interview with the media in Marondera recently.

Eng Mashonganyika said they will focus on the roads

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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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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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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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EGYPT GOVT. TO REVAMP GREATER CAIRO METRO LINE

EGYPT GOVT. TO REVAMP GREATER CAIRO METRO LINE

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

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UGANDA’s GOVT SPEND Shs400B ON LUBOWA INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL

UGANDA’s GOVT SPEND Shs400B ON LUBOWA INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL

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

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GHANA NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE TO BUILD SEVEN COLLEAGES AND TRAINING SCHOOLS

GHANA NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE TO BUILD SEVEN COLLEAGES AND TRAINING SCHOOLS

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

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KENYA POWER SECURE Sh6bn TO CONNECT MORE CUSTOMERS

KENYA POWER SECURE Sh6bn TO CONNECT MORE CUSTOMERS

The government has raised the allocation for subsidized connection of homes to the national grid by Sh1.48 billion in the year starting July, raising hope for thousands of households yet to get power supplies.

The latest expenditure plans by the National Treasury show that Sh5.8 billion has been allocated for

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EGYPT CABINET APPROVED LEGALISING UNLICENSED BUILDINGS

EGYPT CABINET APPROVED LEGALISING UNLICENSED BUILDINGS

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

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DPWI CALLS ON STAKEHOLDERS FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE IN SA

DPWI CALLS ON STAKEHOLDERS FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE IN SA

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

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TWO CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS INAUGURATED IN GHANA

TWO CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS INAUGURATED IN GHANA

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

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