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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São Tomé and Príncipe launches international public tender for construction of deepwater port

The São Tomé and Príncipe government has launched an international public tender for the construction of a deepwater port in Fernão Dias, in the Lobata district, north of São Tomé, under a public-private partnership. The Minister of Works, Osvaldo de Abreu, said that the purpose of the public tender is the construction of a port […]

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Adam Solar Photo-voltaic Plant inaugurated in Tunisia

The Adam Solar Photo-voltaic Plant with a capacity of five MW in Tunisia has been inaugurated. The plant has been set up by Eni’s subsidiary, Eni Tunisia in partnership with the national company, Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières (ETAP). The plant was inaugurated on 19 December 2019. The plant has been setup within the Adam concession […]

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KENYA: President Kenyatta unveils 50MW Solar Power Plant in Garissa.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched one of the largest photovoltaic electricity stations in Africa. the 50 MW solar power plant is located in Garissa, northeast region of Kenya. The project, jointly funded by the government of Kenya and China was designed and built by the EPC contractor China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and […]

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Ghana: Construction of Forward Operating Naval Base Kicks Off

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo attended a ceremony to mark the start of construction of a new naval base in the Western Region on 16 December, in the process revealing more details about his country’s plans to improve its maritime security. In his speech at Ezinlibo, Akufo-Addo noted that Ghana’s oil production had increased to more […]

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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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