Tanzania Plans New Airport In Dodoma

Tanzania has secured a $272 million loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to build a new international airport in its administrative capital Dodoma. The airport will be built in Msalato, 12 km (7 miles) from Dodoma and will take four years to build, the Abidjan-based lender said in a statement. The airport will have […]

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Morocco granted US$61.8m for water projects

Water projects in Morocco are to recieve a boost following the recent grant of US$61.8m by the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) for various water projects to be carried out by ONEE, the National Office for Electricity and Drinking Water, Morocco. […]

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Sea crossing bridge of the Lagos Blue Line Light Rail project completed in Nigeria

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has finished the Sea Crossing Bridge segment of Lagos Blue Line Light Rail project traversing from Mile 2 to Marina hub in Lagos State. The completion of the 380-meter long consistent bar extension of the sea crossing project has raised hopes of finishing the project by end of 2020. […]

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African Development Bank funds solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, a multi-donor fund managed by the African Development Bank, has granted just shy of US$1 million for the development of a 9MW solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi. […]

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Kenya Set to Unveil New Cruise Ship Terminal

Kenya’s new 3.5 million dollar cruise ship terminal is set to be unveiled in early 2020, even as construction works are currently 95% complete. The new terminal encompasses duty -free shops, restaurants, conference facilities and offices for key stakeholders in the industry. It also has modern high-roofed structures whose primary source of energy is solar, […]

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Nigeria: Lagos opens bid for fourth Mainland bridge

Lagos State government will be hosting a live ceremony on Wednesday to open bids from prospective firms that expressed interest in construction of the fourth Mainland Bridge. It will also complete and test-run the blue rail line project by December 2020, as part of its commitment to providing intermodal transportation for residents. Speaking at a […]

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Burkina Faso: Samendeni hydroelectric dam officially inaugurated in Bama

The Samendeni hydroelectric dam was inaugurated by the Burkinabe president at the end of November 2019. With an electricity production capacity of 2.6 MW, this dam is the third largest in Burkina Faso, after the Kompienga and Bagré dams. Its cost is estimated at more than 94 million euros. This infrastructure, with a total capacity […]

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Kenya Unveils Affordable Housing Scheme

The Kenyan Government has launched one of the housing projects under the “Habitat Heights” Housing Scheme. This scheme is the first project of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) that will see the delivery of 8,888 affordable housing units to Kenyans when complete. The project will be located at Lukenya in Machakos County […]

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Nigeria: Construction of Transport University Kicks Off

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, as part of its corporate social responsibility is building a transportation university in Nigeria. The university which would be the first of its kind in Africa is located in Daura, Kastina State, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari. The scheme which is set to cost about $50 million would […]

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