Engineering

Jul 15, 2019
A $1-billion Belt and Road Africa Fund was announced on the sidelines of the annual WEF Summer Davos Meeting, currently underway in Dalian, China. The fund, which will be headed…
Jul 13, 2019
The number of people in Africa without access to electricity remain staggering and unchanging with every report—around 640 million people don’t have access to a grid. And even when some of people…
Jul 03, 2019
Eskom says it has received payment from Zimbabwe. The power utility confirmed that payment reflected on Tuesday. “Eskom confirms that the payment made by Zimbabwe is reflecting in its account…
Jul 01, 2019
Kenyan judges have stopped plans to construct the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tribunal ruled that the National…
Jun 27, 2019
Government has paid US$10 million to South African power utility, Eskom, and paid off $20 million to Zesa Holdings to clear its debt. Zesa Holdings is also expected to get…
Jun 26, 2019
Proposed magnetic levitation train could make ground travel faster than traveling by air in certain circumstances. A sleek prototype of a high-speed train unveiled recently in China is designed to…
Jun 24, 2019
Sierra Leone’s president opened a tender process last week for building a 7 km bridge at a cost of up to $2 billion to link Freetown to the country’s only…
Jun 23, 2019
According to a report released in 2018 by the National Credit Regulator, of the 25 million ‘credit-active’ consumers in South Africa, a frightening 10 million were behind in their loan…
Jun 04, 2019
Joe Ghartey, Ghana’s minister of railways development, says he has cancelled the MoU with the China Railway Construction Corporation Corporation (International) Nigeria Limited (CRCC-Nigeria) “for breach of confidentiality”. Ghana had…
May 24, 2019
As Angola works in attracting foreign investors from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, its closest African neighbours are also entering the race to tap into vast investment…
May 17, 2019
Chinese firms are eyeing partnerships with Turkish construction firms in Africa and are also looking to take stakes in Turkish companies, the head of the Turkish Contractors Association said. Mithat…
May 09, 2019
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that about $45 billion is needed to complete rail development in the country. Amaechi, made this disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja, while also…
May 09, 2019
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said the federal government has approved the construction for Warri seaport at the cost of about 3.9 billion dollars and also awarded the…
Apr 30, 2019
South Sudan’s oil minister said on Monday that the country’s oil was flowing smoothly and problems with importing chemicals for drilling, due to a strike at a port in neighbouring…
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