Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Nigeria Completes Payment for Lagos-Ibadan Railway

Nigeria has concluded the payment of its counterpart obligation for the Lagos-Ibadan railway project which is co-funded by China. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi made this known at the quarterly Presidential Business Forum...

AfDB to Finance Construction of Uganda- Rwanda Highway

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently signed loan agreements of $151 million to finance the construction of the Multinational Busega-Mpigi Express Highway that links Uganda and Rwanda on a new alignment with four grade-separated...

Railway Commissioning opens High Speed Link Between Djibouti and Ethiopia

The commissioning of the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway, has opened a new high speed 752km track linking Ethiopia’s capital with the Port of Djibouti. The ceremony at Nagad Railway Station in Djibouti, Tuesday, January 10th 2016...
Tema Port

Takoradi Port Undergoes Expansion for Container Handling

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has partnered with Ibistek Crowley for the construction of a 7500TU off-dock container terminal at the Takoradi Port. The container terminal, when completed, is expected to help ease...
Infrastructure

EU Grants Rwanda €10m to Rehabilitate Rural Roads

The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Rwanda has approved a 10 million EUR grant payment to the government of Rwanda for the continued rehabilitation and maintenance of 200 kilometres of rural roads...

Kenya: Konza Smart City set For Launch on Monday

The Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Mr Joe Mucheru and ICT Principal Secretary Victor Kyalo will on Monday morning, December 19, 2016 unveil Konza City’s Phase one 5-year strategy aimed at...

Zambia Weighbridge to be Modernised with UK Funding

Zambia has received a 30 million kwacha grant from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) for the modernization of a weighbridge in Kafue. "The Kafue weighbridge is one element of UK support to...

$74m AfDB Financing to Fix Mozambique/Tanzania Link Road

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $71.8 million grant and $3.1 loan to the Government of Mozambique towards the reinforcement of the Muenda- Negomano road section on the transport corridor between Mozambique...

Kenyan Scholars hail Chinese Efforts in Africa’s Rail Development

The launch of the Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway has shown China's special position in the modernization of Africa's infrastructure, Kenyan scholars have said. "The launching of the Ethiopia-Djibouti standard gauge railway line is expected to spur...
Railway

China to Build Africa a High-Speed Railway Network

Africa’s dream to connect all its capital and major cities with an Integrated High-speed Railway Network has taken another critical step following the signing of a Five-Year Action Plan between the African Union Commission...