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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 : Wednesday , 9th August 2017

RwandAir Opens New Hub in Benin as Rwanda Builds New Airport

 Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir on Tuesday launched its regional hub in Benin to  effectively serve Western and Central Africa.   RwandAir route to Cotonou-Benin was opened in 2016 connecting Rwanda to West Africa adding to already established routes including; Douala, Accra, Libreville, Abidjan and Lagos.   According to RwandAir officials,Cotonou is already a vibrant trade hub in Western Africa. It is also.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 9th August 2017

Rwanda concludes agreement for new Bugesera Airport

 With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a Concession Agreement for the construction and operation of Bugesera International Airport. Kigali is being positioned to become a nerve center for business, travel, and shipping in the sub-region.   The agreement was signed on behalf of the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 9th August 2017

Stunning treehouse retreat in Rwanda sets a new standard for ecotourism

 Rwanda’s unbelievable Bisate Lodge is a stunning example of how to build in a natural landscape without causing harm. Constructed into an eroded volcanic cone, the pod-like villas, which were designed by Johannesburg-based architect Nick Plewman, are surrounded by lush forest with views of the volcanic landscape.The lodge is part of an effort to honor the local culture while restoring the indigenous forest.   Designed to pay.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 9th August 2017

Tanzania: Aga Khan University Set to Build Two More Campuses

 The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is preparing to build two university campuses for the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania.   This was revealed yesterday by the director of the AKDN's Institute for Education Development (East Africa), Prof Joe Lugalla.   He was addressing a press briefing in Dar es Salaam on the Ismaili Jubilee & Carnival, which is scheduled for this Sunday.   According to Prof Lugalla,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Tanzania: NHC Gets Sh4.5tr Loan for Dar Project

  In what can be described as a major boost, the National Housing Corporation (NHC) has secured a $2 billion (Sh4.5 trillion) loan from PTA Bank -- the financial arm of Comesa -- to construct a commercial centre and satellite city at Kawe in Dar es Salaam.   This was revealed by the director general of NHC, Mr Nahemia Mchechu, yesterday.   Addressing councillors from Kinondoni Municipality who toured the project site that.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Tanzania-Turkey to Discuss Business Ties

 TANZANIA and Turkey business people are expecting to meet this Thursday to discuss how the two countries could extend business ties.   The one-day forum came merely seven months since Turkey President Recep Erdogan made a state visit in the country and signed various Memorandums of Understanding (MoU).   Tanzania Private Sectors Foundation (TPSF)Executive Director, Godfrey Simbeye said the objective of the forum was to foster.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th July 2017

Tanzania: Sh16bn Given for Building 3 Plants

 Dar es Salaam. LAPF Pensions Fund in the 2017/18 financial year has set aside Sh16 billion for the construction of three factories in Musoma, Kilimanjaro and Morogoro regions.   According to LAPF, its board of trustees has already approved the budget. In addition to that over 30,000 people will get direct or indirect employment opportunities.   Speaking at the 41st Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) at LAPF.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

Tanzania: How Tanzania Will Benefit From Sh926bn Port Project

 The Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP) launched by President John Magufuli yesterday is expected to boost the economy by significantly increasing Dar es Salaam Port's capacity.   The project is expected to enhance trade, both locally and within the East African Community (EAC) and South African Development Community (SADC) regions.   The $421 million (Sh926.2 billion) project will entail, among other activities,.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

Tanzania receives $51m for Tabora road construction

 Tanzania has received $51m (over 110bn/-) financial boost from Kuwait for construction of the 85-kilometre Chaya-Nyahua road in Tabora region.   President John Magufuli met the ambassador of Kuwait in Dar es Salaam, Jasem Ibrahim Al Najem, and through him thanked the Kuwait government for the support, saying the new road will connect communication infrastructure between Singida and Tabora regions.   The envoy further handed.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th July 2017

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



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