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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...

China partners with Morocco to construct Africa’s tallest tower

China partners with Morocco to construct Africa’s tallest tower
Chinese News Agency Xinhua has reported that Construction firms from China and Morocco will form a a joint venture to construct Africa's tallest tower in Morocco's capital Rabat. The joint venture will be set up by China Railway Construction Corp and Morocco's leading construction company...

Ethiopia constructs premier convention centre in Addis

Ethiopia's constructs premier convention centre in Addis
In Summary The project is expected to be the biggest convention centre in East Africa A Chinese firm is the main contractor of the project The project is the result of a public-private partnership Plans to construct a world class convention centre in Ethiopia...

Ethiopia Renaissance Dam marks seventh years since construction started

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam marks seventh years since construction started
In summary The hydro electric dam was launched six years ago The dam will be capable of generating 6,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity when it is fully operational. Dam has also elicited diplomatic issue pitting Ethiopia and Egypt Renaissance Dam will be the biggest...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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