Sunday, March 26, 2017

UN expert calls for budget plans to tackle “unacceptable” water crisis in Lagos

A United Nations expert has urged the authorities in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, to ensure the 2017 budget improves funding for water and sanitation access for the estimated 21 million residents. The comments from the...

UK Invests £1.5m to Revamp Infrastructure in Somalia

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is providing £1.5 million towards the establishment of a fund for infrastructure projects in Somalia. The support will be delivered through the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) multi-partner...

Ghana: KATH Proposes $300m Facility Upgrade

The  Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the Ghana’s second largest referral facility, is to build a US$300 million medical centre of excellence – to provide up-to-date clinical services. The 20-storey structure to be known as...

Entrepreneurship, Vocational College Handed-Over to Kwara Govt in Nigeria

Following the completion of the construction of International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC) at Ajase-Ipo, the contractor in charge has handed over the edifice to the Kwara State Government. Speaking during the formal handing-over...

ECA, NEPAD Launch an Investors’ Guide for Infrastructure in Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) have launched an expert guide book for investing in infrastructures on the continent. “16 infrastructure projects for African integration” is a...
GARIA

Ghana to Pass Protectionist Bill for Businesses

The Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA) says it will continue its advocacy to have a new insolvency bill passed into law to protect businesses in distress from collapse. Mr Felix Addo, the...

Ethiopia Extols China on Development Cooperation

Ethiopia and China have been cooperating in various development areas, benefiting the people of both countries, and such cooperation would be a model for bilateral relations between countries. Ethiopian finance minister said. Abraham Tekeste, Ethiopian...

Swiss International Bolster Africa Growth with Nairobi Hotel

Swiss International Lenana Nairobi is now open for business, the opening further reinforcing the global chain’s presence in Africa. “As we expand our footprint in Africa, we are exceptionally thrilled to announce the opening of...
Brexit

Infrastructure Investment Tool set for Launch in Senegal

A global tool dubbed 16: Infrastructure Projects for African Integration, designed to attract and increase private sector investment in Africa’s transboundary infrastructure is set to be launched in Dakar, Senegal. It contains a profile of...
Migration Global Forum in 2017

‎Germany, Morocco to Co-Chair Migration Global Forum in 2017

Germany and Morocco will jointly assume the chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) on 1 January 2017. The symbolic hand-over of the chairmanship to Moroccan State Secretary El Nadir of the...