Using aerial drones in construction

Drone, also known as unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or several other names, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. It is usually operated with various degrees of autonomy such as remote control by a human operator, or fully or intermittently autonomously by on-board computers in conjunction with GPS. Although, drone’s […]

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David Adjaye unveils designs for children’s cancer treatment centre in Rwanda

The architect, who was born in Tanzania, is designing the Gahanga International Children’s Cancer Hospital for a four-hectare site in Gahanga, a region to the south of Rwandan capital Kigali. sign Group, a nonprofit US firm, plans to start an architecture and design training centre in Kigali, Rwanda, to help address the “dearth of professional […]

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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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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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RWANDA: Wheat Stems to Be Transformed Into Construction Bricks

   Tony Nsanganira, State Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources in an interview with The New Times on Friday stated that there were many initiatives to increase wheat production such as land consolidation and use of hybrid seeds and fertilizers. Soon, wheat farmers will benefit from both wheat output and its residues which will be […]

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RWANDA: Additional 7,192km of roads to be upgraded

Plans have been announced by the Rwandan Government to rehabilitate and pave more roads across the country. This is in line with achieving the nation’s second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS) goals through upgrading and repairing additional 7,192Kms of roads. This initiative aims at reducing the cost of doing business in the country, scale down […]

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RWANDA: Transport sector gets US$74.7m boost from AfDB

A sum of USD 74.7m has been approved by The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance the upgrade of Rwanda’s transport system. The entire construction project will cost US$78.99m with counterpart funding of US$4.52m from the Rwandan Government The project is the first phase of Rwanda’s Transport Sector Project. It involves the rehabilitation of the Base-Rukomo road […]

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