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Kenya's Moi International Airport goes solar

Kenya’s Moi International Airport goes solar

Solarcentury signs contract with ICAO to install East Africa’s largest airport solar PV plant at Moi International Airport, Mombasa. International solar company, Solarcentury, will install a ground-mounted 500kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system at Kenya’s Moi...
Work starts on huge LPG import and storage facility in Durban

Work starts on huge LPG import and storage facility in Durban

Construction is underway for a major LPG import and storage facility in Richards Bay, north of Durban in South Africa, the firms behind the project have confirmed. South Africa’s Bidvest Tank Terminals (BTT), a unit of...
Egyptian firm Arab Contractors wins tender to build huge dam in Tanzania

Egyptian firm Arab Contractors wins tender to build huge dam in Tanzania

Egyptian construction firm Arab contractors has won the tender to design and build  huge dam on Rufiji river in Tanzania, Egyptian presidency said in a statement on Sunday. The tender for the $3 billion hydroelectric dam were advertised...
Plan for more coal plants in South Africa faces stiff opposition

Plan for more coal plants in South Africa faces stiff opposition

NGOs have expressed their opposition to plans by South Africa to introduce more coal-fired power plants into the energy grid saying the country should be investing in renewable energy. In their submission to the Energy Portfolio Committee...
South Africa revitalizes train manufacturing with huge Benoni plant

South Africa revitalizes train manufacturing with huge Benoni plant

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow officially launch a new R1-billion train manufacturing factory at Dunnottar Park in Benoni which will manufacture, assemble, test, commission and deliver 580 new commuter trains. The plant is scheduled to...
Africa's largest hydropower plant Inga 3 gets financial impetus

Africa’s largest hydropower plant Inga 3 gets financial impetus

 Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) this week signed a deal worth  $14 billion with a consortium of Chinese and European companies to move forward with the Inga 3 project, expected to be Africa's largest hydropower plant. The Chinese...
African businesses urged to embrace technology

African businesses urged to embrace technology

African businesses must adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution or risk becoming obsolete, an expert has cautioned. Dr Gustav Rohde, Chief Operating Officer of global engineering company Aurecon said that new technology enables a society to...
Proposed Africa's tallest building gets contractor

Proposed Africa’s tallest building gets contractor

Plans to kick-start construction work on Africa's tallest building has gone a notch higher with the appointment of the contractor for the project. Belgium-based contractor Besix and Travaux Generaux de Construction de Casablanca (TGCC) have...
Uganda banks on iconic Nile bridge to boost traffic flow, road safety

Uganda banks on iconic Nile bridge to boost traffic flow, road safety

Uganda hope that the newly inaugurated smart bridge will help ease traffic flow and boost road safety in country that has been grappling with high frequency of road accidents. But more importantly, authorities hope that...
Construction work on Berbera port in Somaliland begins

Construction work on Berbera port in Somaliland begins

Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera port in the Republic of Somaliland has started with a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the occasion. H.E. President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi...
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