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Tanzania SGR project's final phase to be financed by China

Foreign Affairs Minister Mr Palamagamba Kabudi declared that Tanzania’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project is going to receive fund from China. He added that the Government of China wanted to support the SGR at the later stage of the project and currently evaluating the project before it engages in further talks. Exim Bank of China proposed its intention to support the SGR in the initial stages, but the proposal was rejected based on.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 10th July 2019

Tanzania receives a major dam in Lumakali announced by the Government of Tanzania

The government of Tanzania announces the construction of a major dam in Lumakali, Njombe District. Deputy Minister of Energy Mr Subira Mgalu declared the report and states that the authorities are currently involved in reviewing the feasibility study conducted in 1998. The construction of this 388.2m high dam and power centre will produce 222MW of electricity which will be distributed from Lumakali to Mbeya. This project is probably going to.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 9th July 2019

WILO EAST AFRICA LTD AT 22ND BUILDEXPO KENYA 2019

The Wilo Group is one of the world’s leading premium suppliers of pumps and pump systems for building services, water management, and the industrial sector. As the world physically revolves around its orbit so are the people living in it! We are all progressively revolving into a more digital space, some parts of the world moving faster than others but the goal remains the same, to improve our efficiency and productivity by leveraging on.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 25th June 2019

Tanzanian infrastructure gets a big boost with a USD 44.5 million allocation

A USD 44.5 million budget has been announced by the Government of Tanzania for the construction, upgrading and rehabilitation of airports around its country in the upcoming financial year. This decision is purely aimed at improving the country's infrastructure and aviation industry.  Isack Kamwelwe, the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication revealed that out of USD 2.1 billion financial budget, a total of USD 1.9 billion will fund.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th June 2019

Industry leaders converge in Nairobi for the 22nd Buildexpo Kenya 2019 at KICC

The 22nd edition of Buildexpo Africa is back in Kenya at the KICC Nairobi. At East Africa’s largest building and construction fair, exhibitors from over 40 countries who are the finest in building, construction and infrastructure development will be showcasing their products, services and equipment. The event will also feature awards in innovation and design that will be presented to the most innovative products at the expo along with a.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 13th June 2019

Construction of BRT system in full swing in East Africa

Successful demonstration of BRT was done by Dar es Salaam, which is the first city to launch a BRT system in East Africa. After the completion of the first phase of the 21 Km BRT in the Dar Es Salaam which includes five terminals, seven feeders, 27 stations and three connector stations. Currently, around 140 buses are running daily on their special lanes. On the same lines the national treasury of Kenya has allocated around USD 54 million for.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th June 2019

5 Billion USD Green City project is Rwandas new approach to a cleaner environment.

After successfully launching construction of Africa’s biggest tech hubs Kigali Innovation City, Rwanda is approaching to a cleaner environment with the Green City project in the capital Kigali in 2020. Rwanda is planning to construct a green city on 620 hectares in Kinyinya Sector, Gasabo District as an approach to achieve a cleaner and safer environment.  It will be the first city in Africa to equip with green technology and.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 25th May 2019

BuildExpo seeks to improve construction in Rwanda

The second edition of Build Expo was opened on Wednesday May 23rd by the Minister of Infrastructure, Hon. Ambassador Claver Gatete, at the Kigali Convention Centre.  The event attracted a number of distinguished guests from all walks of life including ambassadors from other countries, foreign ministers, members of the public and private sector and media. The Regional Marketing Director, Duncan Njaye, gave a brief history of Expo Group.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 24th May 2019

Phase 1 construction of Dar Es Salaam SGR nears completion

Phase one works on US $1.9bn Dar Es Salaam Standard Gauge Railiway (SGR) between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro in Tanzania nears completion. Minister for Works, Transport and Communications Isack Kamwele revealed the reports. Phase 1 of the project that Dar es Salaam has been pushing since April 2017 include three passenger trains which will be making daily round trips between the two cities, this is lower than the maximum 12 trips projected.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 23rd May 2019

AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN KENYA GETS A USD 250 MILLION BOOST

A USD 250 million loan to Kenya has been approved by the World Bank for a large scale affordable housing project. World Bank’s Kenya Country Director Mr. Felipe Jaramillo, said that the establishment and operationalisation of the Kenya Mortgage Refinance Corporation (KMRC), a largely private sector-owned and non-deposit taking financial institution supervised by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) will be supported by Kenya Affordable Housing.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 13th May 2019

CONSTRUCTION OF TERMINAL THREE AT JNIA NEARS COMPLETION

Construction works on Julius Nyerere International Airport terminal 3 has been announced by the government of Tanzania that it is nearing completion. With only final touches remaining before being handed over to the government for operations. Works, Transport and Communications Minister Isack Kamwelwe announced that the project is 96% complete.  The construction began with JNIA Terminal 1 which has a capacity to handle 500,000 passengers.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 30th April 2019

Ethiopian Longest Bridge Project Bagged by CCCC

Ethiopia has signed an agreement with a Chinese firm, China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) to design and build the country’s longest bridge. The Company secured the deal by placing an offer, which was 15.3% higher than the engineers’ estimate. Three companies were disqualified at the technical stage, leaving CCCC as the sole bidder whose financial offer was opened on February, 2019. Construction of bridge will be.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 29th April 2019



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