Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Housing

Nigeria: PPP Construction of 5,000 Housing Units to Commence Soon – Minister

The construction of 5,000 units of low-cost buildings across the country, under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model will soon commence the Nigerian government has said. The Government also announced its intention to inject N500...

Flight Diversion: Kaduna International Airport Set for Abuja’s Closure

With three weeks to the temporary closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for repair works, The Airport Manager, Kaduna International Airport, Hajiya Amina Ozi-Salami, said that Kaduna was set to fully function...

Nigeria Prioritises 2017 Highway Construction on Economic Basis

Nigeria's Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has stated that development of highway projects across the country in 2017 has been ordered on the basis of economic importance. Mr. Fashola appeared before the...

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...