TWO SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS SET FOR CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

TWO SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS SET FOR CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

Radiant and Eldosol plants set to commence after consortium companies agrees financial deal.

Construction of two solar photovoltaic plants is set to kick-off after deal was agreed. The deal which is worth US$147m will diversify Kenya’s electricity supply away from both rain-dependent hydro and fossil fuels. It will also contribute …

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GHANA HEALTH MINISTER ANNOUNCE 80 BED CAPACITY POLYCLINIC AT KASOA

GHANA HEALTH MINISTER ANNOUNCE 80 BED CAPACITY POLYCLINIC AT KASOA

Why did it take so long for Ghana ministry of health to intervene after project has been abandoned.

Construction of 80-bed capacity Polyclinic at kasoa will soon kick-off according to Ghana Health Minister. The project will aim to help resident of Kasoa have access to good health care facilities.

Speaking …

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HEAVY RAIN AFFECT WA WEST DISTRICT, CUTS OFF 19 COMMUNITIES IN GHANA

HEAVY RAIN AFFECT WA WEST DISTRICT, CUTS OFF 19 COMMUNITIES IN GHANA

Why are the government ignoring the request and what can resident in such communities do to tackle this inhumane treatment?.

Wa West District which is in the Upper West Region of Ghana has been affected by heavy rainfall. This has resulted in at least 19 communities having difficult access the …

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KENYA GUSII STADIUM STILL LACKS PROPER RUNNING TRACKS DESPITE FACELIFT

KENYA GUSII STADIUM STILL LACKS PROPER RUNNING TRACKS DESPITE FACELIFT

Will contractors in africa ever get thing right without people complaining about each project after completion?

Gusii Stadium which was refurbish a year ago stands as the one of the best sports facilities in Kenya but there are concerns over its poor running track. This is after athletics complained about …

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ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT LAUNCH NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR ROAD REHABILITATION

ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT LAUNCH NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR ROAD REHABILITATION

President Mnangagwa launch road rehabilitation under Japan US$21 million infrastructural development grants.

President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has launch the north-south corridor road rehabilitation. The road rehab will fall under the US$21 million grants from the Japanese Government. This grant will help support the Japanese engineers and the Ministry of …

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ZIMBABWE NEGOTIATE MORE POWER DEAL WITH MOZAMBIQUE

ZIMBABWE NEGOTIATE MORE POWER DEAL WITH MOZAMBIQUE

Minister Advocate Fortune Chasi announced negotiation deal with Mozambique for electricity generation.

Zimbabwe is negotiating a deal with Mozambique for electricity generation in the country. The 400 MW deal will enable the country prevent more power shortage which they are facing at the moment. This was according to Energy and …

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KENYA PRESIDENT TO FLAG-OFF CRUDE OIL SHIPMENT

KENYA PRESIDENT TO FLAG-OFF CRUDE OIL SHIPMENT

President  Uhuru Kenyatta to flag-off US$11.6million crude oil shipment which will enable kenya enters the league of oil exporters.

Kenya President  Uhuru Kenyatta will commission the flag off for the first shipment of crude oil from the port of Mombasa. The first shipment of crude oil which is worth US$11.6million …

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PICTURES OF KERICHO BYPASS CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

PICTURES OF KERICHO BYPASS CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

Kenya’s President’s Delivery Unit team announce progress of US$4.3m (Ksh.445.7m) Kericho bypass project.

Kericho is the biggest town in Kericho County as it is located in the highlands west of the Kenyan Rift Valley. The place has a warm and temperate climate making it an ideal location for agriculture and …

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QATAR TO INVEST IN SOMALIA PORT

QATAR TO INVEST IN SOMALIA PORT

Qatar representatives meet with Somalia’s prime minister over plans to build a new seaport in Hobyo, Somalia.

The Qatari group arrived in Mogadishu, the capital, on Monday and is led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

In a press …

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INTERCHANGE AT SENTEMA ALONG KAMPALA-NORTHERN BYPASS AT 60%

INTERCHANGE AT SENTEMA ALONG KAMPALA-NORTHERN BYPASS AT 60%

Sentema interchange at 60% complete according to UNRA Uganda.

The construction of an interchange at sentema which is along Kampala – Northern Bypass is at 60%. This was announced by Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA).

According to UNRA, the Sentema is now widened to ensure future free flow of traffic …

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ZIMBABWE TO BORROW US$1.9BN FROM G7 NATIONS TO PAY DEBTS

ZIMBABWE TO BORROW US$1.9BN FROM G7 NATIONS TO PAY DEBTS

Zimbabwe plans to borrow fund from G7 nations but is that a wise choice?

Zimbabwe Government is planning to borrow US$1,9 billion from G7 nations in order to pay their debts. The G7 nations which are France, Italy, Canada, Germany, United States, Japan and United Kingdom.

The funds will be …

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WORLD BANK TO INVEST US$300M INTO GHANA COCOA INDUSTRY

WORLD BANK TO INVEST US$300M INTO GHANA COCOA INDUSTRY

World Bank making plans to invest in Ghana Cocoa industry.

Cocoa is Ghana chief agricultural export and cash crop. This is why the World Bank is investing fund to help shore up production of the crop over the next five years.

The project which is under the Cocoa Sector Value …

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ZIMBABWE GOVERNMENT AGREES COAL EXPORT DEAL

ZIMBABWE GOVERNMENT AGREES COAL EXPORT DEAL

Zimbabwe to export coal to Japan and India with new deal

Zimbabwe government has agreed a deal with Dubai-based company, Victoria Consultant for coal export. This deal will enable the country to secure markets for coal exports in India and Japan.

Meanwhile, Victoria Consultant will assist Zimbabwe according to the …

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FCDA SAYS NIGERIA NEEDS US$3TRN TO SOLVE INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT

FCDA SAYS NIGERIA NEEDS US$3TRN TO SOLVE INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT

Federal Capital Development Authority says nigeria need US$3trn but can they manage and use the money wisely to solve this problem if they eventually get the fund?

Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) announced in Abuja that Nigeria needs US$3trn to solve their infrastructure deficit problem. This fund will be for …

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DEVELOPMENT BANKS JOIN FUNDS FOR NAMIBIA INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRESS

DEVELOPMENT BANKS JOIN FUNDS FOR NAMIBIA INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRESS

Will the new partnership help Namibia resolve its infrastructural problem or will lack of private capital unavailability stop them.

Infrastructure development is a key driver for progress across any developing nation. This is why the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA) is combing to …

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UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED ELECTRONIC FENCE AT KESESE

UGANDA PRESIDENT COMMISSIONED ELECTRONIC FENCE AT KESESE

Uganda President commission fence at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese.

President Yoweri Museveni has announced via his official twitter account the commissioning of an electronic fence. This fence will be located at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese.

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CONSTRUCTION OF KHONJENI ROAD COMMISSIONED IN MALAWI

CONSTRUCTION OF KHONJENI ROAD COMMISSIONED IN MALAWI

Malawi’s Minister commission the construction of Khonjeni road but can contractor deliver the project on time?

Road is an essential infrastructural development for every nation in the world. As it connects people to different location which makes it an important asset to the economy. However, every road constructed needs proper …

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NIGERIAN GOVT SIGNS ELECTRICITY DEAL WITH SIEMENS

NIGERIAN GOVT SIGNS ELECTRICITY DEAL WITH SIEMENS

Will this new deal help solve the nation’s problem or is this another project that will look amazing but end up being a waste of time?

Electricity is an unavoidable prerequisite to any nation’s development. These is due to its role in the socio-economic and technological development of every …

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TIMBO RIVER BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO BE COMPLETED SOON IN LIBERIA

TIMBO RIVER BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO BE COMPLETED SOON IN LIBERIA

Will the Government provide a maintenance plan that can ensure the Timbo River bridge last for the said 80-100 years?

Timbo river bridge which collapsed on January 8, 2011 is set for completion. The Bridge which recorded one death during the collapse connects Rivercess and Grand Bassa Counties in Liberia. …

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AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK APPROVED FINANCING PROGRAM FOR DESCOs

AFRICA DEVELOPMENT BANK APPROVED FINANCING PROGRAM FOR DESCOs

Sub-Saharan Africa need funds for electricity production but will financial providers stop worrying about political, regulatory and administrative barriers?

Sub-Saharan Africa’s energy systems face an enormous challenge due to low electricity generated. This has made Africa Development Bank (AfDB) to approve an innovative multinational financing program for Distributed Energy Service …

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