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Proctor East Africa banks on Sh2b factory to meet demand

Proctor East Africa banks on Sh2b factory to meet demand

Food processing firm Proctor & Allan East Africa hopes that its new plant in Limuru will help the firm meet growing demand especially from growing middle class and Kenyans looking for convenient food offerings. The...
Gambia builds conference centre at Bijilo National Park

Gambia builds conference centre at Bijilo National Park

The Gambia has kicked off construction of a major conference centre at Bijilo National Park despite opposition from conservationists. The conference centre will help the tiny country host prominent leaders from the Islamic world at...
Nigeria starts work on Imperial International Business City

Nigeria starts work on Imperial International Business City

Nigeria has begun construction work of Imperial International Business City that has been described as a 'truly first smart city in Africa.' Located at Ikate-Elegushi in Lagos the multi-million naira project is an eco-friendly city...
KPA says Mombasa port cargo traffic up12%

KPA says Mombasa port cargo traffic up12%

Latest data from Kenya Ports Authority(KPA) shows that Mombasa port cargo traffic registered an 11.9 per cent growth in the first six months of 2017. KPA attributed the impressive growth to the construction of the...
Tanzania releases damning report on diamonds mining

Tanzania releases damning report on diamonds mining

In summary Reports show deep seated corruption in diamonds mining in Tanzania It also reveals government officials' involvement in the scandal Some government officials have resigned over the report A parliamentary committee tasked to investigate...
Kenya urged to adopt sustainable building materials

Kenya urged to adopt sustainable building materials

Kenya has been advised to adopt use of sustainable building materials that are more cost effective and environmental friendly. National construction Authority Director Daniel Manduku says the use of sustainable building materials will help to...
Kusile Power Station in SA gets boiler

Kusile Power Station gets first boiler

One of the world's largest ongoing thermal power generation projects in South Africa has received a boiler for its first unit. The unit at the Kusile power station a supercritical-pressure boiler is part of an order...
Planned Uganda SGR to boost traders

Planned Uganda SGR to boost traders

Head of Uganda SGR project Kasingye Kyamugambi has expressed confidence that the standard gauge project being planned in the country will boost local traders. Mr Kyamugambi has told reporters that Uganda traders are losing up...
Settlement charge costs South Africa's WBHO earnings

Settlement charge costs South Africa’s WBHO earnings

South African construction giant Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO)has announced a 2.5% decline in full-year earnings. The firm attributed the downward trend to its payment towards a fund to develop skills in the sector and give...
China builds $5.8b hydropower plant in Nigeria

China builds $5.8b hydropower plant in Nigeria

Nigeria has confirmed that Chinese firm China Civil Engineering Corp. will help construct  a $5.8 billion hydropower plant in the country’s eastern Mambila region with a capacity to generate 3,050 megawatts. Minister of Power, Works...

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