RECONSTRUCTION OF SHURUGWI-MHANDAMABWE ROAD BRINGS EXCITEMENT TO ZIMBABWE RESIDENTS

RECONSTRUCTION OF SHURUGWI-MHANDAMABWE ROAD BRINGS EXCITEMENT TO ZIMBABWE RESIDENTS

The reconstruction of the Shurugwi-Mhandamabwe Road in the Midlands province of Zimbabwe is indeed a significant development, expected to bring about positive changes for motorists, residents, and businesses along the route. The project worth US$41 million will entails widening and constructing the 43km road, which connects Beitbridge Border Post to major towns and cities which include Gweru, Kwekwe, Chegutu, Kadoma, Chinhoyi, Karoi and Chirundu Border Post. According to reports, this infrastructure project not only improves…

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HOW ETHIOPIA CITIZENS RAISED 19BILLION BIRR IN 13YEARS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ABAY DAM

HOW ETHIOPIA CITIZENS RAISED 19BILLION BIRR IN 13YEARS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ABAY DAM

Ethiopia Public raised over 19 billion Birr for the construction of Abay dam over the past 13 years, according to Coordination Office. The Office of National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of the Abay Dam launched Bond Week yesterday to augment contribution to the construction of the dam via bond sales, 8100 SMS, donation and others schemes. Yesterday, the Office, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and Ethiopian Development Bank (DBE)…

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TOGO GOVT. TO KICK-OFF CONSTRUCTION OF 21 BRIDGES

TOGO GOVT. TO KICK-OFF CONSTRUCTION OF 21 BRIDGES

The government will kick-off today, the construction of 21 bridges in the countryside. Togo First learned from a reliable source that President Faure Gnassinbé would launch the project. Matière, a French company, is in charge of the works.   The project is set to begin in Kolidè, in the Ogou 2 municipality (Plateaux region).  With the bridges, rural people in the concerned areas will be able to access basic socio-economic facilities and services with more ease….

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HOW OVER 100 LAWSUIT PREVENT THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 18.1KM OFANKOR-NSAWAM ROAD IN GHANA

HOW OVER 100 LAWSUIT PREVENT THE RECONSTRUCTION OF 18.1KM OFANKOR-NSAWAM ROAD IN GHANA

More than 100 lawsuits, ranging from human rights cases to ownership of portions of the road earmarked for the reconstruction of the 18.1 km Ofan­kor-Nsawam dual carriage­way project, are hindering the completion of work on schedule.  With some of the cases dating back to 2022, the Chief Resident Engineer, Kwabena Bempong, told the Daily Graphic that his team would not be able to meet the government’s August deadline. “These cases have dragged on for quite…

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WHY NIGERIANS MAY OPT FOR CONTAINER HOUSE DUE TO HIKE IN CEMENT PRICE

WHY NIGERIANS MAY OPT FOR CONTAINER HOUSE DUE TO HIKE IN CEMENT PRICE

As the economic downturn continues, all areas of Nigerian lives and plans are also striving to grapple with the situation, as areas like housing and rent are also being affected. Nigerians are used to building with cement, but now have to go for other alternatives, as the price of cement is now on the high side Gone are the days when a quarter plot owner who earns N50,000 monthly can hurriedly place one or two…

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IRDP SET TO IMPLEMENT CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR NEW BUILDING PROJECTS IN TANZANIA

IRDP SET TO IMPLEMENT CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR NEW BUILDING PROJECTS IN TANZANIA

The Institute of Rural Development Planning (IRDP) is implementing a mega project for the construction of four new buildings to accommodate students. The Institute has already set aside 11bn/- in the project which includes adding buildings for academic and student hostels, focusing on improving and widening accommodation facilities and training infrastructures at the stateowned education facility. Speaking during an interview with the `Daily News,’ the Institute’s Deputy Rector, Planning, Finance and Administration, Prof Canute Hyandye,…

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CONSTRUCTION OF ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SET TO BEGIN IN TUNISIA

CONSTRUCTION OF ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SET TO BEGIN IN TUNISIA

The construction works of King Salman bin Abdulaziz University Hospital in Kairouan are expected to begin before the end of the first half of 2024, after the resolution of problems and difficulties, said a Prime Ministry statement The same source added that the progress rate of the road-works and external infrastructure of this hospital has reached 20%. The fourth meeting of the High Committee for Accelerating Public Projects, chaired on Monday by Prime Minister Ahmed…

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KILLARNEY GARDEN HOUSING PROJECT ON HOLD ON SOUTH AFRICA

KILLARNEY GARDEN HOUSING PROJECT ON HOLD ON SOUTH AFRICA

The Killarney Gardens housing project, intended to alleviate overcrowding in Dunoon’s informal settlemen has ground to a halt. Announced by former Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu in April 2020 at the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was initially going to provide accommodation for 1,500 families. After lengthy delays and legal wrangling over town planning objections and appeals, site works eventually got under way by July 2022, raising the hopes of housing beneficiaries. But the…

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MBAMBA BAY PORT CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN TANZANIA

MBAMBA BAY PORT CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN TANZANIA

The long-awaited Mbamba Bay Port construction and development project on Lake Nyasa in Ruvuma Region has kicked off. An official event for the handing over of the project took place on Sunday between the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and a consultant, Anova Consulting Company Ltd, at the construction site, and was witnessed by various leaders and stakeholders of the transport sector. Speaking on behalf of the TPA Director General, Manager of Lake Nyasa Ports, Mr…

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HOW SOME MALAWIANS NEWLY CONSTRUCTED ROAD ARE SERIOULY BAD

HOW SOME MALAWIANS NEWLY CONSTRUCTED ROAD ARE SERIOULY BAD

Malawians have taken up in various social media platforms to condemn Blantyre City Council (BCC) for substandard works on the construction of some roads which is costing the country billions of money. This comes after some sections of newly-constructed roads in Blantyre have been already damaged, a few months after being opened for public. Some of the roads include Chipatala Avenue to Kamba and Lali Lubani, which are yet to be officially opened. Blantyre City…

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CONSTRUCTION OF DATCHA UNIVERSITY TO KICK OFF SOON IN TOGO

CONSTRUCTION OF DATCHA UNIVERSITY TO KICK OFF SOON IN TOGO

Togo will kickstart the first phase of its regional university construction program this year. In this phase, the country will start building a university in Datcha, Plateaux region, and continue delocalizing the University of Kara. The news was announced by Sani Yaya, Minister of Economy and Finances. “The first phase of the project to build new universities in each region begins in 2024 and concerns the University of Kara and the University of Datcha,” said…

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NGOMA-NYANZA ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON TRACK IN RWANDA

NGOMA-NYANZA ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON TRACK IN RWANDA

Nyanza district residents are already reaping the benefits of the ongoing Ngoma-Nyanza road construction. The road will link the Southern Province to the Eastern Province, enhancing accessibility without the need to traverse through the City of Kigali. The Ngoma-Nyanza road upgrading project, spanning around 123 kilometers and connecting Ngoma, Bugesera, and Nyanza districts, is progressing in phases, including the Ngoma-Ramiro road (52.8 km) and Kibugabuga – Gasoro (66.55 km). This crucial infrastructure is expected to…

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NIGERIA SENTOR SAYS PRISONERS FROM FOREIGN COUNTIRES WORKING AT CONSTRUCTION SITES

NIGERIA SENTOR SAYS PRISONERS FROM FOREIGN COUNTIRES WORKING AT CONSTRUCTION SITES

The chairman of the Senate Committee on Interior, Adams Oshiomhole, has raised the alarm that prisoners from foreign countries are working at construction sites in Nigeria. He spoke in Abuja on Wednesday when the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, appeared before the National Assembly Joint Committees on Interior for a budget defense session. “Your ministry needs to regulate the issuance of the quotas very well as I have it on good authority that prisoners from…

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CONSTRUCTION OF KANYE STADIUM BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF KANYE STADIUM BEGINS IN BOTSWANA

The construction of the much anticipated Kanye stadium is underway and scheduled to be completed in February 2024. Kanye District Council Chairman, Mr Mpho Dithole announced this during a full council meeting on Monday. Mr Dithole said EH Construction Company, trading as Excavator Hire, has been awarded the contract for the esteemed project at a cost of more than P8.4 million He confirmed that the contractor has already mobilized on-site to commence the first phase,…

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KENYA GOVT. ANNOUNCED PLANS TO EXPAND JKIA AIRPORT

KENYA GOVT. ANNOUNCED PLANS TO EXPAND JKIA AIRPORT

The government plans to modernize and expand Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) as it seeks to make it competitive regionally. Caleb Kositany, Chairman of the Kenya Airport Authority (KAA), said that the new facility will reduce congestion at Kenya’s main port of entry and exit. Kositany said that the facility will reinforce JKIA’s status as Africa’s premier hub and gateway into East and Central Africa. The KAA Chair spoke on Sunday when he presided over…

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ANGOLA AND EGYPT SIGNED INFRASTRUCTURAL DEAL

ANGOLA AND EGYPT SIGNED INFRASTRUCTURAL DEAL

Egypt aims to increase the number of companies operating in Angola in the infrastructure sector, the country’s ambassador to Angola, Mohamed Safwat said Wednesday in Luanda. The diplomat, who was speaking to the press following a meeting with National Assembly Speaker Carolina Cerqueira, said his country is working closely with the Angolan government to increase the number of Egyptian companies in the Angola infrastructure sector. The Egyptian ambassador expressed satisfaction with the level of cooperation…

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CONSTRUCTION OF KAUXWI CLINIC COMPLETED IN BOSTWANA

CONSTRUCTION OF KAUXWI CLINIC COMPLETED IN BOSTWANA

Construction of the Kauxwi clinic, which was among projects behind schedule in the Okavango District, is complete and will be handed over shortly. This was revealed by the Okavango District Council chairperson, Mr Gaopalelwe Ronald when opening the full council meeting recently. “It is commendable that the clinic is finally complete since it was among projects behind schedule in the district. Twenty-six potter cabins have been procured and handed over to be used for staff…

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SCZONE & TEDA LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TEXTILE FACTORY IN EGYPT

SCZONE & TEDA LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TEXTILE FACTORY IN EGYPT

The Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) and the Chinese industrial developer TEDA-Egypt have laid the foundation stone for a new textile factory in the Sokhna Integrated Industrial Zone. The factory, named Egypt Cady Textiles, will produce high-quality and environment-friendly fabrics and clothing using smart manufacturing methods. The factory is part of the expansion of TEDA-Egypt in the Sokhna zone, where it has over 130 industrial and service facilities with investments of $1.6bn. The factory is…

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MOROCCO LAUNCHED US$52M VEGETABLE OIL PLANT

MOROCCO LAUNCHED US$52M VEGETABLE OIL PLANT

Morocco has launched a one-of-a-kind vegetable oil production plant in theindustrial park of El Marsa in the province of Laâyoune, the southern region of the country. At a total investment of 190 million dirhams (US$52 million), the plant was inaugurated by El Moussaoui, the project’s investor on August 20, on the sidelines of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the people. Built on an area of 19,000 m2,…

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TOGO PRIME MINSTER ANNOUNCED PROGRESS ON CONSTRUCTION OF HOSPITAL

TOGO PRIME MINSTER ANNOUNCED PROGRESS ON CONSTRUCTION OF HOSPITAL

Togolese Prime Minister Victoire Tomegah-Dogbe recently visited the construction site of the Togblékopé Mother & Child Hospital. The official, on the occasion, said the works for these facilities, which are being built in all five regions of the country, were “moving well”. “Together with the ROK Development company, I visited the Togblékopé Mother & Child Hospital worksite. I salute the good progress of this project, which will be replicated in the 5 regions of our…

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