GHANA GOVT. ANOUNNCED COMPLETION OF TAMALE AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT

GHANA GOVT. ANOUNNCED COMPLETION OF TAMALE AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT

The Tamale Airport Development Phase II Project has been completed and is awaiting inauguration by the President this year.

The expansion works, costing US$70 million, including the construction of a modern terminal building and other ancillary facilities such as a VIP lounge, two boarding gates, four self-service check-in kiosks, eight

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BANK OF KIGALI APPROVED RWF30M TO CONSTRUCT YOUTH-LED PROJECT

BANK OF KIGALI APPROVED RWF30M TO CONSTRUCT YOUTH-LED PROJECT

Bank of Kigali (BK) has sponsored a youth-led organization, Our Past Initiative, with over Rwf 30 million to construct and equip a menstrual hygiene room at Ngeruka Primary School, located in Ngeruka Sector, Bugesera District.

The inauguration of the construction activities took place at the school on September 24, where

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ZIMBABWE AND CHINA SIGNED BATTERY METAL INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION

ZIMBABWE AND CHINA SIGNED BATTERY METAL INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION

Chinese investors signed a deal to build a $2.8 billion battery metals industrial park. Zimbabwean authorities say the lithium, platinum, and nickel production will be used to make solar batteries.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the project, about an hour’s drive northwest of Harare, would help turn around the decline of

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RECONSTRUCTION OF KAILAHUM-BUEDU ROAD BID HELD IN SIERRA LEONE

RECONSTRUCTION OF KAILAHUM-BUEDU ROAD BID HELD IN SIERRA LEONE

The Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA) held a pre-bid meeting and site visit with construction firms that intend to bid for the reconstruction of the Kailahun – Buedu Road.

The purpose of the meeting was to enable intended bidders to have a proper understanding of the key requirements in the

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ZANZIBAR AND UK FIRM SIGN ROAD PROJECT DEAL IN TANZANIA

ZANZIBAR AND UK FIRM SIGN ROAD PROJECT DEAL IN TANZANIA

Zanzibar government has signed a 587.8bn/- agreement with the UK firm ‘Propav Infrastructures’ in partnership with local al company- MECCO, for the construction of three main roads in Unguja and Pemba Islands, measuring about 103.5 kilometers.

The signing ceremony was held at the office of the Zanzibar Ministry of Infrastructure,

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ESKOM LAUNCHES POWER PURCHASE PROGRAM IN SOUTH AFRICA

ESKOM LAUNCHES POWER PURCHASE PROGRAM IN SOUTH AFRICA

Eskom launches power purchase programme to secure 1 000MW to bolster constrained generation capacity

As part of the broad measures to address the load-shedding crisis, Eskom has today launched three programmes to procure much-needed power for the national grid.

Initially, the programmes will focus on generators capable of supplying more

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RECONSTRUCTION OF BAILY BRIDGE COMMENCED IN GHANA

RECONSTRUCTION OF BAILY BRIDGE COMMENCED IN GHANA

Re-construction works have commenced on the Baily Bridge over the Kpeshie Lagoon in Accra.

The work being undertaken by China Gansu International Construction Company is expected to be completed by December 15, 2022. It forms part of the 16-kilometer Tema-Accra Beach road project under construction.

This came to light when

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CONTRACTOR ABANDONED KISII-ISEBANIA ROAD PROJECT OVER OUTSTANDING DEBT IN KENYA

CONTRACTOR ABANDONED KISII-ISEBANIA ROAD PROJECT OVER OUTSTANDING DEBT IN KENYA

The contractor constructing the Kisii-Isebania road has abandoned the project over an outstanding debt of Sh1.5 billion.

The China Henan International Corporation Group was awarded the contract to build the 86-kilometer road by the national government at the cost of Sh8.6 billion.

The contractor has said he will only resume

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SOUTH SUDAN ACQUIRE LANDS AT PORT OF DJIBOUTI TO CONSTRUCT NEW FACILITY

SOUTH SUDAN ACQUIRE LANDS AT PORT OF DJIBOUTI TO CONSTRUCT NEW FACILITY

South Sudan has acquired three acres of land at the port of Djibouti for the construction of a facility to handle the import and exportation of goods initially channeled through Mombasa port in Kenya.

The Vice President and Chairperson for Infrastructure Development Cluster, Taban Deng Gai said he was directed

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PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT KEY TO ACHIEVING WATER EFFICIENCY IN SA

PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT KEY TO ACHIEVING WATER EFFICIENCY IN SA

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says there is a need to increase private sector involvement in water services to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Mchunu was speaking at the International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The congress, held from 11 – 15

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GHANA GOVT. TO DUALIZE PEDUASE-KOFORIDUA ROAD

GHANA GOVT. TO DUALIZE PEDUASE-KOFORIDUA ROAD

The government is considering the dualization of the Peduase to Koforidua stretch of the Madina-Koforidua road, the Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Seth Kwame Akyeampong, has disclosed.

He said the decision apart from completing the dualization of the full Medina-Koforidua road would also open up the region for investment and tourism.

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UGHE UNVEIL INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY RESEARCH IN RWANDA

UGHE UNVEIL INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL HEALTH EQUITY RESEARCH IN RWANDA

The Institute of Global Health Equity Research (IGHER) which is part of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) was officially launched on September 16, with an ambition to become the epicenter of the creation and dissemination of global knowledge focused on the eradication of global health inequities.

IGHER which

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LUMUMBA HALL TO BE RENOVATED AFTER 50YEARS IN UGANDA

LUMUMBA HALL TO BE RENOVATED AFTER 50YEARS IN UGANDA

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has ordered students residing in Lumumba Hall of residence to immediately vacate and pave way for its renovation.

A section of students had stayed in Lumumba hall to finish their recess period but in a letter dated September, 12th 2022 by the Vice

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GHANA PRESIDENT INSPECT CONSTRUCTION OF ASIKUMA-HAVE STRETCH ROAD

GHANA PRESIDENT INSPECT CONSTRUCTION OF ASIKUMA-HAVE STRETCH ROAD

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inspected ongoing construction works on the Asikuma-Have stretch of the Eastern Corridor Road which is expected to be completed in September 2023.

This is part of the 58 road projects being constructed in the Volta region, out of which 129 kilometers have been completed.

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NIGERIA TO ABOLISH KEROSINE USEAGE BY 2023 DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

NIGERIA TO ABOLISH KEROSINE USEAGE BY 2023 DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Nigeria’s energy transition journey gained a milestone on Tuesday, with President Muhammadu Buhari announced the federal government’s readiness to junk kerosene consumption by 2030 when gas penetration would have been total. Meanwhile, also on the cards are plans to ditch dirty fuels, to address the problems associated with climate change.

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LOCAL COUNCIL UNDERTAKING INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN CAMEROON

LOCAL COUNCIL UNDERTAKING INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN CAMEROON

Many Local Councils in Cameroon are undertaking infrastructure projects expected to meet the priorities set out in their development plans and programmes. The Law No. 2019/024 of 24 December 2019 to Institute the General Code of Regional and Local Authorities empowers Regions and Councils as local authorities to carry out

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CONSTRUCTION OF TAEC HEADQUARTER BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN TANZANIA

CONSTRUCTION OF TAEC HEADQUARTER BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN TANZANIA

The parliamentary committee on Social Services and Community Development has expressed satisfaction over the ongoing construction of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC) headquarters at Kikombo vicinity in Dodoma.

The commission, currently based in Arusha, is expected to complete the construction at the end of September and will start providing

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CLIMATIC CHANGE COSTING AFRICA 15% PER CAPITA GDP

CLIMATIC CHANGE COSTING AFRICA 15% PER CAPITA GDP

Kevin Urama, African Development Bank’s acting chief economist, recently said that Africa has been losing between 5% to 15% of its GDP per capita year-on-year growth due to climate change.

Speaking during a panel discussion at Egypt International Cooperation Forum (Egypt-ICF 2022), Urama stated that African countries need to mobilize

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INCREASE IN POPULATION TO AFFECT WATER SHORTAGE SAY EGYPT MINISTER

INCREASE IN POPULATION TO AFFECT WATER SHORTAGE SAY EGYPT MINISTER

Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sweilam said that many countries of the world suffer from water shortage, especially with the continuous increase in the population in conjunction with the stability of freshwater quantities at the global level. 

This came during his participation on Sunday in the opening

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CONSTRUCTION OF R100M SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE COMMENCE IN SA

CONSTRUCTION OF R100M SKILL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE COMMENCE IN SA

Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr. Blade Nzimande, is expected to mark the beginning of construction of the KwaMpumuza Skills Development Centre in Elandskop, Pietermaritzburg, with a sod-turning ceremony on Friday.

The R105 million project is the first intra-SETA (Sector Education and Training Authority) collaboration infrastructure project undertaken by the

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