MOROCCO: Government sets aside $US58.9bn for National Water Plan

Speaking at a forum early this week, Madam Charafat Afilal, Minister of Water and Sanitation; made it known that the national water plan (PNE) will cost a sum of US$58.9 billion. According to the Minister, financial resources for the project will come from the public and private sources. She added that 41% of the total […]

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NIGERIA: East-West road to be completed soon

The Minister for Niger Delta Affairs; Dr. Stephen Oru recently announced the state of the East-West road construction project. At a 90% completion stage, the road is set to be ready in a couple of months. The road which stretches from Warri in Delta state through Bayelsa and Rivers, all the way to Eket in […]

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RWANDA: 7,480 housing units construction begins in Kigali

On 26th February, James Musoni Rwanda’s Minister for Infrastructure took part in the ground breaking ceremony of 7,480 housing units in Kigali. The Batsinda II will involve the construction of 2,000 units each in Kanombe and Ndera Affordable Housing Project, 2,743 units in Rugarama and 128 units for the Ziniya Pilot Project. The construction of […]

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NIGERIA: Construction of Abuja City Center to commence in May

Senator Bala Mohammed, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja recently revealed plans to commence construction work on the Abuja City Center. With a budget of US$3.5bn, the two-phased construction project will consists of four international hotels, residential houses, offices, shops and condominiums; all on 17 hectares of land. According to Executive Director-Africa, Eagle […]

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ETHIOPIA: Eleven public universities to be built

Plans to construct 11 new universities have been announced by the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. Through this, the country will experience an increase in enrolment capacity. Dr. Kaba Urgessa, the Education Minister stated that the new projects would be undertaken in the next growth and transformation plan named the GTP II, whose implementation starts next fiscal […]

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EGYPT: Pyramid-inspired skyscraper to be built in Cairo

Plans to construct a 200-metre-high skyscraper: The Zayed Crystal Spark has been revealed by the Government of Egypt. The 49-storey building tower would be a composed of two pyramids, thereby surpassing the 143-metre-high Ministry of Foreign Affairs by over 50 metres and making it the country’s tallest building. Although the name of the architect involved […]

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