Maputo News

Bank of Mozambique opens new base in Maputo

The Bank of Mozambique has inaugurated its $300-million new headquarters in the centre of Maputo after six years of construction. The 87,500-sqm red, blue and silver hub comprises three adjoining b...
Dar Es Salaam News

Major expansion for Dar es Salaam port

The port at Dar es Salaam is to undergo a major expansion following the approval of a $345 million loan from the World Bank.The Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project will also receive a $12 million g...
Cape Town News

New railway planned in south-east Cape Town

Railway line will connect Kuils River with Khayelitsha. Cape Town has announced plans to develop a new railway line connecting the eastern Kuils River suburb with the neighbouring Khayelitsha distric...
Maputo News

New highway connecting Mozambique and South Africa

Chinese and South African companies to build new road in southern Mozambique. Construction of a new highway connecting the north-eastern tip of South Africa with the southern Mozambican coastal cit...
Dar Es Salaam News

Dar es Salaam port expansion

World Bank to fund $305 million expansion works. The port at Dar es Salaam is to go under a major expansion thanks to Tanzania's $305 million loan from the World Bank. The works are designed to...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia inaugurates Gibe III dam

Hydroelectric dam designed to double energy output in Ethiopia. The Gibe 3 hydroelectric dam has been inaugurated by Ethiopia's prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn who said that the facility would...
Maputo News

Dredging works to increase capacity of Maputo Port

Deepening of channel to allow access to 85,000-tonne ships. The port of Maputo will be able to receive ships of up to 85,000 tonnes from February 2017, once the ongoing dredging works are completed...
Cape Town News

Cape Town seeks solutions for unfinished freeways

Cape Town invites private sector to develop land under foreshore freeways. The mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille has invited private investors to help find a solution to the "useless" unfinished...
Dar Es Salaam News

Dar es Salaam opens major new bridge

Nyerere Bridge links centre of Dar es Salaam linked to Kigamboni. A Chinese-built $135 million bridge linking the centre of Dar es Salaam with the southern Kigamboni district was opened by Tanzania...
Maputo News

Dredging at Maputo Port

Channel to be dredged to allow access to larger ships. Major dredging works to deepen the access channel to Maputo Port are scheduled to begin in mid-May, according to its management firm Maputo Po...
Nairobi News

Kenya-Ethiopia border post nears completion

Border post set to help trade between Kenya and Ethiopia. A border post between Kenya and Ethiopia is expected to boost trade and facilitate fast clearance of goods between both countries after its...
Accra News

Ghana promises end to black outs

Government claims three-year power crisis at an end. The Ghanaian government has announced an end to the power outages that have caused severe difficulties for the country's residents and businesse...
Addis Ababa News

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign new Nile dam agreement

French firms to conduct studies on impact of dam on river Nile. Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have selected two French firms to conduct studies on the potential impact of Ethiopia's controversial Grand...
Dar Es Salaam News

Expansion at Dar es Salaam airport

Dutch firm to carry out second phase of airport expansion. Dutch construction firm BAM International has won the contract to design and construct a new terminal for the Julius Nyerere International...
Maputo News

Major suspension bridge over Maputo Bay

Maputo Bay will improve Mozambique-South Africa trade. The governments of Mozambique and China are financing a major bridge across Maputo Bay which will become Africa’s largest suspension bridge....
Cairo News

Egypt to open new Suez Canal

$8 billion expansion project to open ahead of time Egypt has completed the Suez Canal Axis and is scheduled to inaugurate the major engineering project on 6 August. The $8 billion scheme involv...
Cape Town News

New luxury cruise terminal for Cape Town harbour

Cruise liner terminal finally gets green light A luxury cruise liner terminal is to be built at Cape Town's harbour after management company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) confirmed V&...
Arusha News

Arusha-Tengeru highway construction begins

Part of the Arusha-Holili road project After years of promises the Tanzanian National Roads Authority (Tanroads) has announced the start of construction on the 14.2 km Arusha-Tengeru section of the...
Nairobi News

Nairobi water vending machines

Nairobi's water board, in partnership with the Grundfos Group, owned by the Danish Poul Due Jensen Foundation, is providing four water vending machines for easy access to clean and cheap water around...
Cairo News

Cairo builds pyramid skyscraper

Project in south-east Cairo to become Egypt's tallest building Egypt's housing ministry has revealed plans to construct a pyramid-inspired 200-m tall skyscraper in Cairo, a 30-minute drive from th...

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