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East Africa: Tanzania Starts Construction of Railway Line Link to Uganda

 Tanzania has started building the 300km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from the Indian Ocean port of Dar es Salaam to Morogoro, which line is expected to be extended to Port Mwanza on Lake Victoria to link Uganda.   This development will put the spotlight on plans which should have seen Uganda either renovating the run-down Port Bell in Luzira or starting work on the proposed Greenfield Bukasa Port in Kirinya, Wakiso.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

Tanzania plans hydropower dam on UNESCO Heritage Site

 Tanzania is planning to build a hydropower dam on a UNESCO World Heritage Site, raising concerns over the potential impact on local wildlife.   President John Magufuli confirmed the plan, which is designed to improve the reach of Tanzania’s power supply, during the first leg of his tour of the Coast Region. The new dam will be built in Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1982.   Questions raised over.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

Africa shows rising interest in green building design

 The UNEP Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative attributed 30% of annual carbon emissions to the global building sector. In response to this and the commitments made by numerous states to reduce their carbon emissions in line with the Paris accord, green building design has become integral in the design and construction of buildings in many parts of the world, as well as in Africa.   Over the last six years – in.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

ATLAS INDUSTRIES will be exhibiting their building products at Buildexpo 2017 tanzania

 ATLAS INDUSTRIES is an ISO 9001: 2008 company engaged in design, development, manufacturing, marketing and servicing a complete line of Asphalt Batching Plants, Wet Mix Plant, Portable Concrete Plant, Bitumen Sprayer Distributors and Mechanical Brooms. They will exhibiting all of the above and more at BuildExpo 2017 Tanzania..... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th July 2017

BuildExpo Tanzania 2017 - Africa's premier and most trusted building and construction tradeshow

TANZANIA has in recent years seen unprecedented growth in construction sector, with mushrooming new houses, multi-storey buildings, roads and bridges, the trend that has contributed to surging demand for the building materials, Increased government funding on infrastructure development in almost every financial year has acted as an incentive for continued inflows of investments in the construction industry so this upward trend has been.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th August 2017

Rwanda: JICA Pledges to Provide Technical Support to 'Smart Rwanda' Initiative

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged more support to Rwanda's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector as the country moves toward a digital economy.   According to Toda Takao, JICA's vice president in charge of human security and global health, the aim is to offer Rwanda full-scale technical support to implement Smart Rwanda master plan.   Under the new smart Rwanda master plan, government.... Read more »

Posted on : Sunday , 14th May 2017

Rwanda: Vision City Project Supported by Chinese Firm to Address Housing Challenges

Located on one of the hills at "The Land of a Thousand hills," the Vision City project is part of the Rwandan government's efforts to solve housing challenges in the capital city Kigali.   The first phase of the project, the biggest housing project in Rwanda, is consisted of 504 units of villas and apartments. According to the plan, after all the four phases are completed, the project will have the capacity to accommodate over.... Read more »

Posted on : Sunday , 14th May 2017

Rwanda: Govt to Launch $250 Million Fund for Affordable Housing

A new affordable housing fund that could enable persons earning between Rwf300,000 and Rwf700,000 in monthly wages to buy a house is due to start in July, officials at the Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) have said.   The Minister for Infrastructure, James Musoni, said the fund, estimated to be between $200 million and $250 million (about Rwf206 billion), is one of the key four strategies that the government has come up with to speed.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 10th May 2017

Urban road upgrading project kicks off in Rwanda

 Rwanda’s urban road upgrading project has commenced in the Kigali and is being undertaken by China Road and Bridge Cooperation (CRBC) and expected to improve the overall traffic situation in Kigali.   The road upgrading project is expected to be 54.56 kilometers where the investment is being done by China Export-Import Bank in form of preferential loan.   This initiative will efficiently enhance the road traffic.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 8th May 2017

East Africa: Call for Regional Cooperation to Transform Construction Industry

 Resulting from the rapid and sustainable economic growth as well as the ongoing fast urbanization in Ethiopia,there is high demand for cement and concrete, Construction Minister Eng. Aisha Mohamed said.   While addressing the 2nd Annual East Africa Cement, Concrete and Energy Summit yesterday, Minister Eng. Aisha reiterated: "With the growth in our economy and the increase in urbanization, there is a parallel need of cement and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd May 2017

Rwanda & Turkey Sign Cooperation Agreement on Agriculture

Rwanda and Turkey have signed an agreement of cooperation in the fields of agriculture and livestock, an official at the Rwandan embassy in Ankara, Turkey said.   The agreement was signed by Turkey's Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Faruk Celik, and Rwanda's Ambassador to Turkey, Amb. Williams Nkurunziza, at the closure of the Turkey-Africa Agriculture ministers' meeting in Antalya, last Friday.   "The two.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd May 2017

Rwanda: Construction of New Football Stadiums on Schedule - Officials

The pace of local football development is set to improve after district mayors and other stakeholders endorsed the proposed blueprint to construct more football stadiums in the country.   This follows a consultative meeting on Saturday in Kigali between Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) and officials from the Federation Royal Morocaine de Football (FRMF), district mayors, Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) and Ministry of Defense among.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd May 2017



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