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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GHANA’s ODAW RIVER DRAIN TO BE FIXED SOON

GHANA’s ODAW RIVER DRAIN TO BE FIXED SOON

Will the proposed rehabilitation and Construction solve Odaw River drain menace?

Odaw river drain which is ” The Central Tree Water of Accra”  runs through the Accra metropolis. It flows through numerous communities and then into the Korle Lagoon and finally enters the Atlantic Ocean. However, the Odaw river drain …

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EGYPT TO IMPLEMENT JOINT DESALINATION PROJECT WITH PRIVATE SECTOR

EGYPT TO IMPLEMENT JOINT DESALINATION PROJECT WITH PRIVATE SECTOR

Why is the Egyptian Government mulling over private sector involvement for the joint desalination project

Desalination is vital for Egypt, especially in the provision and production of drinking water. Over the years, Egypt has been suffering from severe water scarcity. This has been from Uneven water distribution, misuse of …

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GHA TO CONSTRUCT DRAINAGE ON ACCRA-NSAWAM HIGHWAY

GHA TO CONSTRUCT DRAINAGE ON ACCRA-NSAWAM HIGHWAY

GHA to construct drainage at Hebron-Dobro section of the Accra-Nsawam Highway

Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) is making plans to construct a drainage that will help solve the problem on Accra-Nsawam Highway. The aim is to prevent sand and mud from being dumped onto the road.

The statement was announced when …

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RWANDA PRIVATE SECTOR TO BE FINANCED BY CHINA EXIMBANK

RWANDA PRIVATE SECTOR TO BE FINANCED BY CHINA EXIMBANK

Eximbank of China to support Rwanda private sector after meeting.

China Eximbank is making plans to extend financial support to Rwanda Private sector. Minister for Finance and Economic Planning Uzziel Ndagijimana made the statement after holding talks with the bank executives.

The meeting was part of China-Africa relations, existing challenges …

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RUIRU-NAIROBI ROUTE GETS 40 COACHES FOR RAILWAY

RUIRU-NAIROBI ROUTE GETS 40 COACHES FOR RAILWAY

Kenya Railway added 40 coaches to Ruiru-Nairobi route to ease congestion and reduce travel time

Kenya Railways has added 40 coaches to Ruiru-Nairobi route. This 40 coaches will ease congestion on the Thika superhighway and drastically reduce travel times for workers.

Kenya Railway Managing Director Philip Mainga said “This is …

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SOUTH AFRICA MINISTER CALLS FOR MAINTENANCE OF WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

SOUTH AFRICA MINISTER CALLS FOR MAINTENANCE OF WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

Minister calls for prioritization of water and sanitation maintenance among municipalities.

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu has calls to priorities the maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure. The minister who made the remark during a briefing by water and sanitation department acting director general Squire Mahlangu.…

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MALAWI GOVT. URGE TO CHOOSE NEW CONTRACTOR FOR WATER PROJECT

MALAWI GOVT. URGE TO CHOOSE NEW CONTRACTOR FOR WATER PROJECT

Malawi Government urged to make decision on Lilongwe-Salima water project

Malawi government has been advise to find new contractor or continue with Khato civil for the water project. The Lilongwe-Salima water project will seek to pump water from lake Malawi to Lilongwe and its surrounding district. This will help ease …

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SIERRA LEONE TO CONSTRUCT BRIDGE FOR FREETOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

SIERRA LEONE TO CONSTRUCT BRIDGE FOR FREETOWN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

President Julius Maada Bio announce tender plans for bridge construction that will link Freetown International Airport

Plans has been announced by Sierra leone Government to construct a bridge that will link the nation international airport. The project which is currently at its tender stage will help citizens when boarding any …

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