Monday, October 21, 2019
The cost of electricity is likely to reduce if the rains continue and the water levels at Masinga Dam increase, Energy Permanent Secretary Joseph Njoroge has announced. Masinga dam, which is usually closed if water levels hit 1,035 cubic...
Rwanda has received US $68m from the Japanese government for the upgrade of the Ngoma-Ramiro road in Eastern Province. The loan deal was confirmed through a signing ceremony that took place at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in Kigali. Takayuki Miyashita,...
The construction of the much anticipated Nairobi-Mombasa expressway is scheduled to kick off in July this year. The project is awarded to Bechtel, an American engineering contractor. On completion the project is expected to be of great benefit to Kenyans and the...
Investment company, Teleology Holdings has finalised its takeover of 9mobile with payment of $50 million in fulfilment of the terms for the acquisition of the telecommunications company. Teleology has detailed a plan of action that will guide its rapid overhaul...
The grand opening of the world’s largest hybrid solar/thermal plant, was held earlier this month in Northern Burkina Faso. The new 15 MWp photovoltaic (“PV”) power plant will supply IAMGOLD Essakane SA with competitive and carbon-free electricity. The solar power plant has...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has approved negotiations to secure US $15bn loan for the completion of work on the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail project. According to Rotimi Ameachi, the Minister of Transportation, the president has also given the approval for negotiations...
Kenyan local cement firms have criticized the quality of products being rolled out rival by some cement manufacturers. This comes after the government’s immense interest for infrastructure projects sparked the price and quality wars among firms in the country. Devki...
Burhani Engineers (BEL), a Kenyan engineering company, has reiterated its commitment to deliver the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited’s (KETRACO) 428 km 400 kilovolt (kV) high voltage Loiyangalani – Suswa Transmission Line. BEL is confident that by April it will have delivered a...
Kwekwe Municipal in Zimbabwe is set to embark on a road rehabilitation exercise after receiving US $1m from the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara). According to Kwekwe Mayor Councillor Matenda Madzoke, it took the intervention of Mbizo legislator Cde Vongainashe Mupereri for Zinara to...

The Energy Commission of Nigeria has foreseen a growth of up to 100,000MW electricity generation in the country by 2030. According to Eli Bala, the ECN’s Director-General, the projection would be possible with an annual economic growth rate of 7% as well as...
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