ETHIOPIA: Roads to be constructed to link several housing units

Plans are set to construct roads to link 40/60 condominium. This agreement was reached by the Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA) in conjunction with four companies, 3 local and one international. They include: IFH Engineering, Melcon Construction, Hafcon Construction and Aser Construction. The roads will connect Kuye Fiche, Yeka Abado, Tulu Dimtu and Kilinto Housing projects. […]

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ZAMBIA: Mobile network towers to be built across the country

Mobile networks towers are to be set up in various parts of the country. This project is an initiative of the Zambian government to improve internet and mobile phone connectivity across the country. Construction bid for the project was won by Huawei Technologies, and it is to be supervised by Zambia Information and Communication Technology […]

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MOZAMBIQUE: Beira-Zimbabawe road project kicks off

Work has commenced on the construction of a second bridge over River Pungue. This is in line with the upgrade of the Beira-Zimbabwe road. The bridge will link the districts of Dondo and Nhamatanda in the central of Mozambican province of Sofala. The bridge which will be 250 metres long will have two lanes. The contractor: […]

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Gambia: Construction of Basse Sabi road project launched

The European Union funded Basse Sabi bypass road construction and rehabilitation project has been launched in Gambia. Annes Guillaud, the EU’s representative in the country, stated that this is in support of the National Gambia Transport Plan. A sum of US$83m is to be expended on this project, alongside other projects which include: Mandinaba-Seleti Road, […]

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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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