Tuesday, March 28, 2017

South African Locomotive Manufacturer Installs In Cameroon

The South African firm ‘Grindrod’ that provides locomotives for railway companies in 43 countries in Africa, has opened an office in Cameroon. According to APA, Dubbed Grindrod Rail Cameroon Limited, this representation has been operational...

Ethiopian Railway Corporation takes delivery of 315 trains

The Ethiopian Railway Corporation has taken delivery of 315 locomotives that carry passengers and freight along the Ethio-Djibouti railway. APA reports that a total of 1,171 trains are required to start full service on the...

Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway Project Near Completion

Some 95 per cent of the Meiso-Dewele section, which is part of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway project, has been completed. According to the Ethiopia Railways Corporation the Ethio-Djibouti railway project, linking Addis Ababa with the port...

Dangote Cement To Expand Business

Managers of Dangote Cement said the company is in the process of expanding its business and employing more locals in Ghana, Footprint to Africa reports. The assurance is coming on the heels of allegations by...
Mercy Torkwase Iyortyer

Mercy Torkwase Iyortyer Emerges First Female President, Nigerian Institute Of Quantity Surveyors

A first female President, Mercy Torkwase Iyortyer (FNIQS) has emerged at the 26th biennial conference and general meeting of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. The five-day event which theme was “Politics, Policies and National...

Cement Firm To Set Up $30m Plant In Namibia

The Cheetah Cement is on the comeback trail to the Namibian market, with plans to establish a $30 million manufacturing plant at Otjiwarongo in Erongo region. The cement factory, a partnership between Whale Rock Cement...

Afreximbank To Partner Dangote Group On Intra-African Trade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has promise to partner with Dangote Group, one of Africa’s leading indigenous multinational corporations, in promoting intra-African trade. According to NAN, Afreximbank President, Dr. Benedict Oramah, made the promise while...

European Union Allocates Funds for Rural Road Construction ‎

The European Union (EU) has promised is to provide 540 million euros in support of Ethiopia's road construction in rural areas for the next five years. Since 1997 the EU has reportedly been financing rural...

Aliko Dangote Wins 2015 Clinton Global Citizen Award For Leadership In Private Sector

Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group has been honoured with this year’s the Clinton Global Citizen Award for leadership in private sector, Footprint to Africa reports. Aliko Dangote is the founder, president, and CEO of...

U.S.$3 Million ADB Project Launched‎ In Gambia

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (MOFEA) through its Project Coordinating Unit yesterday launched a US$3 million ADB-funded project at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. The project is the third phase funded by the African...