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Steel plant project in Kwale creates employment for 1500 people

Devki launches Steel plant construction in Kwale

The Devki group of companies  has kicked off construction of a major steel plant in Kenya's Kwale County a move that chairman Narendra Raval says is expected to create employment for 1500 people. The Ksh 50...
Tanzania mulls dry port to serve East Africa, Great Lakes region

Tanzania mulls dry port to serve East Africa, Great Lakes region

Tanzania plans to construct a dry port in the western part of the country to serve East Africa and the Great Lakes region the country's ports authority has said. An official from Tanzania Ports Authority...
Siemens Gamesa secures 262-MW order in Egypt

Siemens Gamesa secures 262-MW order in Egypt

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a new order for the installation of 125 of its G97-2.1MW turbines (total capacity of 262.5 MW) at the Egyptian wind farm Gulf of Suez, of Ras...
Tanzania starts legal action against 'rogue' UK contractor

Tanzania starts legal action against ‘rogue’ UK contractor

Tanzania has kicked of legal actions against a UK contractor it hired to carry out road works but dissapeared with millions of dollars without starting the work, chief executive of the country's roads agency...
Standard Chartered Bank boosts Tanzania SGR construction

Standard Chartered Bank boosts Tanzania SGR construction

Standard Chartered Bank is releasing a total of $1.46 billion to boost second phase construction of Tanzania SGR, Bill Winters the Standard Chartered Bank Group Chief Executive has confirmed. The Railway will connect Morogoro to Makutupora...
South Africa plans mega bridge construction

South Africa plans mega bridge construction

International construction firm Mota-Engil and South Africa's Concor have joined forces to build one of the longest bridges in Africa. South African National Roads Agency(Sanral) says that the joint venture won the tender to construct the...
Cote d'Ivoire inaugurates Chinese-built biggest hydropower dam

Cote d’Ivoire inaugurates Chinese-built biggest hydropower dam

Source: Xinhua Cote d'Ivoire on Thursday inaugurated a Chinese-built hydropower dam, the largest of its kind in the West African country. The 4.5-km-long Soubre hydroelectric power station, at Naoua Falls on the Sassandra River, with an...
Miners meeting with Kabila fails to stop DRC mining code

Miners meeting with Kabila fails to stop DRC mining code

A meeting between miners and Congolese president Joseph Kabila that sought to halt the signing of a controversial mining code failed to persuade such a move and now the law will be signed off the...
Ghana's Accra-Kumasi railway line construction to start

Ghana’s Accra-Kumasi railway line construction to start

Construction of the Accra-Kumasi railway line in Ghana is set to start in earnest, a statement from a German-French Railway Consortium (GFRC) that is spearheading the project has said. The statement signed by Mr Ralf...
Zambia banks on new power plant to become regional electricity hub

Zambia banks on new power plant to become regional electricity hub

Zambia hopes that a new power plant being constructed in the southern part of the country will catapult it to a regional electricity hub, Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa has said.
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