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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...

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...

6 largest construction projects in Nigeria

6 largest construction projects in Nigeria
Nigeria holds the largest number of projects in West Africa with 21 projects (28%), valued at US$54.2bn (67.1% in US dollar value terms). This is according to the Africa Construction trends 2019. Here are the largest construction projects in Nigeria and their value. Centenary City Centenary...

Top 4 largest construction projects in Ethiopia

Top 4 largest construction projects in Ethiopia
Ethiopia is currently the fastest growing economy in east Africa thanks to a booming construction industry.  Below are Top 4 construction projects in Ethiopia that are contributing to this growth: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)  formerly known as the Millennium Dam is a gravity dam on the Blue...

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...

Msikaba bridge construction in South Africa resumes

Msikaba bridge construction in South Africa resumes
Construction of Msikaba bridge in South Africa which had temporarily stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic has resumed thanks to government decision to ease lockdown that has been in place since March. Workers on the project are strictly observing social distancing, Concor Infrastructure and Mota...

Gautam, Rajesh Adani venture into road infrastructure with Adani group

Gautam, Rajesh Adani venture into road infrastructure with Adani group
By Alisha Singh The Adani Group recently made news by expanding their services to road infrastructure services with a Rs 1,140 crore project in Chhattisgarh. The organization which is primarily known for its expertise in the energy, agribusiness, and logistics sectors has also ventured into...

Construction begins on Old Mint Park in South Africa

Construction begins on Old Mint Park in South Africa
South Africa property developer Atterbury says construction has kicked off in earnest for Old Mint Park an industrial development located along the N1 in Samrand. The ZAR 800 million development is a joint venture between Atterbury and Old Mutual Properties. The first building under construction is...

Construction set to begin on 2Africa submarine cable

Construction set to begin on 2Africa submarine cable
Construction is set to begin on one of the largest submarine cables in the world, linking up both West and East Africa,Middle East and Europe, tech giant Facebook has announced. In a statement, Facebook said that it was joining the race to build 2Africa submarine...

MIGA backs Djibouti’s first wind power project

MIGA backs Djibouti's first wind power project
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued guarantees that will support the design, development, construction, operation, and maintenance of Djibouti’s first utility-scale wind power project, which also represents the country’s first independent power producer (IPP). MIGA is a member of the World Bank Group,established...
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