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Construction of first phase of Zohr gas field nears completion

Construction of first phase of Zohr gas field nears completion

Construction of first phase of the Zohr gas field project will be completed in the coming month, Engineer Tarek al-Mulla, Minister of Oil and Mineral Wealth has announced. Speaking while inspecting the final preparations for...
construction of Bagamoyo port right on track

Construction of Bagamoyo port right on track

Bagamoyo Port which upon completion is expected to be the largest in East Africa is expected to kick off operations between 2020 and 2021. Deputy Minister for Trade, Industries and Investment, Engineer Stella Manyanya told...
Zimbabwe has lowest rentals in sub-Saharan Africa-report

Zimbabwe has lowest rentals in sub-Saharan Africa-report

Zimbabwe has the lowest rentals in sub-Saharan Africa, a report by international property firm Knight Frank has shown. The 2017 Africa report attributes the problem to protracted economic problems leading to depressed demand for properties...
Ethiopia mulls 100MW solar power plant in Metehara

Ethiopia mulls 100MW solar power plant in Metehara

A consortium led by Italian utility Enel Green Power will construct a 100 megawatt solar power plant in Metehara, Ethiopia, Antonio Cammisecra, head of Enel Green Power has confirmed. The consortium which also includes Ethiopian...
UK firm buys stake in Kenya's quantity surveying firm YMR

UK firm buys stake in Kenya’s quantity surveying firm YMR

A UK-based global construction and consultancy firm Mace, has acquired a major stake of East African quantity surveying company YMR. Mace’s chief operating officer for consultancy Jason Millett  says the move is aimed at strengthening ...
South Africa's Robben Island gets solar mini-grid

South Africa’s Robben Island gets solar mini-grid

South Africa’s Robben Island infamous for the imprisonment of Nelson Madela has launched a R25 million solar-powered mini-grid plant in what Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa calls the first step in turning the world heritage...
Kenya to construct Sh37b runway at JKIA

Kenya to construct Sh37 billion runway at JKIA

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) says construction of a Sh37 billion runway at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport(JKIA) will start June 2018. The African Development Bank (AfDB)will provide a loan of Sh19 billion for the  runway project. AfDB...
South Africa's freight operator Transnet now ready to expand

South Africa’s freight operator Transnet now ready to expand

South Africa’s main freight operator Transnet is now ready and well positioned to spread its wings elsewhere on the continent, the company’s group Chief Executive Siyabonga Gama has said. Speaking at the just concluded African...
China Wu Yi to open construction material complex in Kenya

China Wu Yi to open construction material complex in Kenya

China Wu Yi, a Chinese conglomerate says its construction material complex in Kenya which is being set up in Athi River will be completed in March 2018. The construction material complex in Kenya whose construction...
Xina Solar One CSP plant completes first month of operation

Xina Solar One CSP plant completes first month of operation

The US$880 million Xina concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Pofadder, South Africa has successfully completed its first month of commercial operation. Mott MacDonald was lenders’ technical advisor during the project’s financing and construction stages...
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