World’s largest power plant to be built in Ghana

Cenpower Generation Limited has signed an agreement for the construction of Kpone Independent Power Plant (KIPP) in the Tema Industrial Zone in, Ghana. Upon completion, this would be the largest independent power plant in the world. The Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant is projected to start stream in 2017. It will be amongst […]

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NIGERIA: Festac phase II on the way

The Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development in a public-private partnership (PPP) with Messrs New FESTAC Property Development Company Limited (NFPDCL) plans to deliver 50,000 new housing units in the Phase II of the developing FESTAC Town in Lagos. This was disclosed by Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi- the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development at […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: US$ 70m to be spent on infrastructure development in Gauteng

The Government of Gauteng in South Africa has set aside US$ 70M to help build and improve upon the infrastructure in the province. This is to boost the township’s economy within the next five years. According to David Makhura, the Premier of the province; this is in a bid to make the township a critical […]

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Nigerian government to privatize road construction projects by 2019

The Nigerian government is planning to hand over the construction and maintenance of roads to the private sector by 2019, as is the case in many countries across the world. This announcement was made by the Minister of Information: Mr. Labaran Maku during a press briefing in Abuja, organised by his ministry on behalf of […]

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From Grande To Petite

Originally known for its impressive concrete spans, its fluidity and its overall size in the cosmopolitan era of 1960s Portuguese colony; the Grande Hotel situated in the Ponta Gea district of Beira now stands as a concrete modernist ruin. It now hosts about 2500 residents-one of the largest communities of squatters in the country. After […]

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