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Kenya begins construction of tallest building in Africa

Kenya begins construction of tallest building in Africa
Construction of what would be, upon completion, the tallest building in Africa has kicked off in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Spearheaded by two large Dubai-based investors, Hass Petroleum and White Lotus the project is located at Upper hill a fast growing financial hub in Nairobi. The...

Cytonn embarks on Sh2.5b mixed-use development in Ruaka

Cytonn embarks on Sh2.5b mixed-use development in Ruaka
Diversified investment firm Cytonn  has broken ground on a Sh2.5 billion housing project in Ruaka area as it seeks to deepen real estate market portfolio in the area. Known as Taraji Heights the mixed-use development is Cytonn’s second similar project in Ruaka. The firm has lined...

First berth of Kenya’s Lamu port to be completed in mid 2018

First berth of Kenya's Lamu port to be completed in mid 2018
Kenya has expressed confidence that the Chinese construction firm- China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) will complete the construction of the first berth of the Lamu port in mid 2018. Sylvester Kasuku the LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority Director General told a media briefing in Nairobi that...

Tanzanian president John Magufuli launches SGR project

Tanzanian president John Magufuli launches SGR project
Tanzania has officially launched the construction of the country’s 2561km standard-gauge railway project. President John Magufuli  launched construction of the SGR project on April 12 to mark work on the first phase of the project. The SGR will eventually link the port of Dar es...

Mega Peat to power project in Rwanda reaches financial close

Mega Peat to power project in Rwanda reaches financial close
Plans to finance a $350-million 80 megawatt (MW) peat to power project in Rwanda is in final stages. The peat to power project is expected  to improve access to electricity for the Rwanda's  population that is largely off the grid. Fastest growing country in Africa While...

Park Station revamp to revolutionise transport in southern Africa

Park Station revamp to revolutionise transport in southern Africa
The ongoing revamp of the iconic Johannesburg’s Park Station is expected to enhance the image of the facility and revolutionise transport in Souther Africa Johannesburg Transport MMC‚ Nonhlanhla Makhuba has hinted. Makhuba said that total of R400-million will be spent to revamp the Park Station. The...

Work on Zambia’s Kazungula Bridge in good shape

Work on Zambia's Kazungula Bridge in good shape
Construction work on the Kazungula Bridge connecting Zambia and Botswana is ongoing and is at 35% complete, a consultant with Daewoo Engineering Company the firm behind the project has said. Mr Joseph Nyirenda assured said that the works will be completed on schedule as extra...

Construction set to start on Zambia’s first wind power plant

Construction set to start on Zambia’s first wind power plant
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has approved a $1.05 million grant to Zambia to support a feasibility study for the construction of first wind power plant in the country. The funding will help renewable power project developer, Access Power, and its strategic partner,...

KeNHA cautions lazy road contractors

KeNHA cautions lazy road contractors
Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has cautioned road contractors who take long to complete their projects that they lose losing their deal. Chairman Erastus Mwongera has raised concerns that some contractors were taking too long to complete their projects therefore inconveniencing road users and causing...

Zambia’s international airport on Copperbelt to be completed on time-Avic

Zambia's international airport on Copperbelt to be completed on time-Avic
A Chinese firm engaged in the construction of a US$522 million Zambia's international airport on Copperbelt has pledged to complete construction of the project on time. AVIC International Engineering Corporation contractor behind the project assured the government Tuesday that work on the project will be...

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