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Coronavirus in China affects Africa construction industry

Coronavirus in China affects Africa construction industry

The coronavirus has been slow to take root in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but the number of cases is now beginning to grow and the construction industry is facing disruption stemming from the China shutdown. From...
China to fund construction of huge medical research centre in Kenya

China to fund construction of huge medical research centre in Kenya

Kenya will soon host the biggest medical research centre in Africa thanks to China's financial support. The Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Centre (CDC) will be constructed at an estimated cost of Sh8.3 billion. The...
Coronavirus disrupts African Utility Week event

Coronavirus disrupts African Utility Week event

African Utility Week and Powergen Africa, an exhibition and conference for the African power, energy and water industry that was to take place in South Africa in May has been postponed, its organisers have...
Egypt completes work on first skyscraper in new capital

Egypt completes work on first skyscraper C03 in new capital

A Chinese contractor working on the first skyscraper C03 in Egypt's new administrative capital has completed capping work on the project paving way for more buildings to be completed, an official has said. Chang Weicai,...
Globeleq's Azito power plant celebrates phase IV construction

Globeleq’s Azito power plant celebrates phase IV construction

Globeleq, the leading independent power company in sub-Saharan Africa, officially celebrated construction of the 253 MW expansion of its existing Azito gas-to-power plant near Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The final nominal capacity of the plant will...
Zimbabwe considers financial implications of Kazungula Bridge

Zimbabwe considers financial implications of Kazungula Bridge

Zimbabwe is evaluating the financial implications following its integration into the Kazungula Bridge, transport minister Joel Matiza has said. Zimbabwe and Namibia were roped into Kazungula Bridge Project in in 2018 as equity partners to...
DRC now seeks regional support to revive Grand Inga Dam

DRC now seeks regional support to revive Grand Inga Dam

Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) is seeking the support of regional countries to bolster the stalled Grand Inga Dam project expected to be the biggest in Africa. President Félix Tshisekedi is expected to hold a conference...
US corporation Railnet eyes Africa with modern railway line

US corporation Railnet eyes Africa with modern railway line

By Reuters U.S.-based Railnet International plans to invest an estimated $11 billion in a modern railway line and high speed trains linking Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, its chief executive said on Sunday. Railnet CEO Donald Kress...
Tanzania seeks tenders for SGR project to connect Rwanda, DR Congo

Tanzania seeks tenders for SGR project to connect Rwanda, DR Congo

By Xinhua The government of Tanzania said on Sunday it was in final touches of inviting international tenders for the construction of a standard railway gauge(SGR) from Isaka dry port to neighbouring countries of Rwanda...
Africa's tallest skyscraper The Leonardo now ready for occupation

Africa’s tallest skyscraper The Leonardo now ready for occupation

Africa's tallest building The The Leonardo has opened its doors and is now ready for occupation, its developer has said. Legacy Group announced Tuesday that the 240-suite hotel and residences were ready for occupation in...
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