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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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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KENYA: First public paediatric hospital to be built

Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), Kenya’s oldest and largest public hospital has decided seek for funds from the private sector to enable them construct a US$ 182m public paediatric hospital. This project will ease the issue of congestion experienced in the children wing of the hospital. Apparently,the hospital has just 200 beds in the children ward. […]

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Rwanda: Multi-Million Park Complex to be built in Kigali

In a few months time, a park which will worth about $200million (Rwf138 billion) is to be constructed in Kigali. The park will be built on the site of the former Kigali City Park near Kigali Golf Course in Nyarutarama. It will comprise of villas, up-market apartments and a five-star Sheraton hotel on about 9.6 […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: Scatec Power wins bid to build solar plants

Scatec Solar- a Norwegian solar power producer has won the bid for the construction of three solar power plants in Upington, Nothern Cape Province in South Africa. The plants will be built close to each other and will produce 285MW of electricity. This project is the fourth phase of the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Procurement […]

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NIGERIA: Japan to build 30 primary schools in Oyo State

Mr. Kazunori Ogaguchi, Japan’s Grant Aid 2014 project supervisor recently revealed plans to construct 30 primary schools in Oyo state, Nigeria at a cost of 8.5million US dollars. He made this announcement at the tender opening ceremony of the project in Abuja. This project is between the Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) and the Universal Basic […]

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KENYA: Phase II of Standard Gauge Railway Project to commence in July

The second phase of the Standard Gauge Railway project in Kenya is expected to kick-off this July. The 398km line will be constructed from Nairobi to Lake Victoria port, Kisumu and further to Uganda; as against the previously planned Nairobi-Malaba. Rwanda, Sudan and Burundi are also going to be linked through the railway line. Construction work […]

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NIGERIA: Plans to construct four power plants

For decades, Nigeria has been battling the issue of inadequate power supply which has greatly affected their economy. To counter this problem, consultation talks are ongoing between the government of Nigeria and Rasatom- a Russian company, to put up nuclear power plant in the country. The company will design, construct, operate and decommission the plants […]

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ETHIOPIA: Massive road projects to be carried out

Three new roads are to be constructed in Ethiopia. The projects which will be funded by the government has been estimated to cost US$ 240m. The first project: the construction of the Sodo Tercha Asphalt Road will take place both in the rural and urban area. The road project which is to take 42 months […]

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