Equitorial Guinea and China sign deal for infrastructural development

The government of Equatorial Guinea and China have signed an agreement that will see the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) provide US$2bn for infrastructural development in Guinea. This exercise was held in Beijing. Teodor Obiang, President of Equatorial Guinea visited China at the invitation of  President Xi Jinping. China follows the policy of non-interference in other […]

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NAMIBIA: Works of Young Architects on display till May 9

The works of Young Architects in Africa are currently on display at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre Gallery. This exhibition which is a production by AS Architecture Studio is a showcase of selected projects from the competition they took part in France in 2014. It highlights the plight of young architects in their search for an architectural language that emphasises and encompasses […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: CDC plans sanitation upgrade for schools in Southern Cape

Coega Development Corporation (CDC) on behalf of the Department of  Education (DoE) in Eastern Cape of South Africa has set up a sanitation upgrade project for rural schools in the region at an estimated cost of US $10.41M. Through this project, 108 schools in Transkei will get 947 toilets as part of an initiative to […]

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ETHIOPIA: Seven new factories to be built in Debre Berhan

Seven companies from different sectors of the nation’s economy are to construct manufacturing factories in Debre Berhan Industrial Area. The Mayor of Debre Birhan stated that the factories will help create jobs and welcome other manufacturing units into the region. The cornerstones for the different factories were laid down on the 24th day of April at […]

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Kenya: National Power Company to upgrade street lights in Nairobi

Kenya Power- the nation’s utility company has commenced the upgrade of 4,200 street lights to help transform Nairobi into a 24-hour economy and also save on the costs of energy. Ben Chumo, Managing Director of the company stated that teams have been put in place to speed up the project. The project will involve improving the lights […]

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NAMIBIA: Gas cleaning and acid plant construction due in June

The construction of the million gas-cleaning and sulphuric acid plant at the Tsumeb smelter has reached its final phase. The project which commenced 18 months ago will be the biggest in the country’s mining sector. Estimated to produce between 270 000 and 340 000 tonnes of acid annually, the gas-cleaning/sulphuric acid plant project will help curb the […]

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IVORY COAST: China to finance the construction of a 60,000 capacity stadium

China has announced plans to sponsor the construction of a 60,000 capacity stadium in Anyama suburb of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. This project is in readiness for the 2021 African Cup of Nations. Construction work is expected to commence in January 2016 through to 2018. According to a sport official, the Ebimpe stadium will be a “gift” from […]

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NIGERIA: Construction of Bornu State University in full gear

The Borno State government recently awarded a contract of N3.6bn  for the construction of five faculties and senate building at the proposed State University in Maiduguri. This announcement was made by Governor Kashim Shettima in an interactive session with stakeholders in Maiduguri. “We are not in a haste to start the university because we believe that […]

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UGANDA: 10-storey parking lot coming soon

Mercantile Properties has revealed plans to provide a 10-storey building parking lot on Colville street in Kampala Central Business District. KCCA Deputy Public Relations Officer, Robert Kalumba stated that the Shs 27.3bn investment will help decongest the city. Figures by Uganda Revenue Authority show that Uganda has over 800,000 vehicles with about half of them in […]

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ZAMBIA: Construction of the UTH emergency unit still in progress

Contrary to reports, the construction of the Adult Medical Emergency Unit (AMEU) at University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has not come to a stand still. Hau Chan Infrastructure Engineering Limited, the contractor supervising the construction project has said through its Site Manager: Wang Hu that the construction project would be completed behind schedule as a result […]

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