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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...
Kenya bets on technology to build a million houses

Kenya bets on technology to build a million houses

Kenya plans to construct 1 million houses in the next five years to curb the existing deficit, Transport and Housing Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has said.  As part of this plan, the government intends...
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 ...
AfDB revitalizes affordable housing in Zambia

AfDB revitalizes affordable housing in Zambia

The Zambia National Building Society (ZNBS) has received US$ 25 million from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) aimed at enhancing affordable housing in Zambia. A statement from AfDB sad that the loan is aimed...
Kenya to export crude oil in 2018-Tullow Oil

Kenya to export crude oil in 2018-Tullow Oil

Oil exploration firm Tullow Oil now says that the export of crude produced in Turkana County to international market has been set for  2018. Initial plan was to have Kenya ship out the first barrel...
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...
Botswana Coal mine construction stalls over compensation issues

Botswana coal mine construction stalls over compensation issues

A compensation dispute is causing delays to the construction of a coal mine in Botswana a statement from Morupule Coal Mine the developer of the project has said. The Botswana coal mine project has...
Tema-Akosombo rail project starts December

Tema-Akosombo rail project starts December

Construction of the Tema-Akosombo rail project in Ghana is set to start in December this year, Fredmef Group Limited, a building and civil-electromechanical engineering company spearheading the project has said. The company will be working...
Sika acquires US firm Butterfield Color as part of expansion plan

Sika acquires US firm Butterfield Color as part of expansion plan

Chemical giant Sika has acquired Butterfield Color, Inc. a US-based market leader in the production of decorative concrete floor products and systems. The firm said that the acquisition will accelerate Sika's growth by bringing the...
Tanga Cement announces net loss amid stiff competition

Tanga Cement announces net loss amid stiff competition

A major cement maker in Tanzania Tanga Cement has announced a half year net loss and consequently declared no dividend to shareholders, Daily News has reported. The firm, trading at Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange...

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