[Observer] The Rubber Planters Association of Liberia (RPAL) on Thursday, April 18, 2019, broke ground for the construction of its first national headquarters in the country.
[Nairobi News] The Court has temporarily suspended the directive by State to employers to implement the 1.5 per cent housing levy, pending the hearing of a case filed by the Consumers Federation of Kenya (COFEK).
[East African] The Kisumu port in western Kenya handled just 13,500 tonnes of cargo last year, a figure that has experts questioning the country's plan to build a new $140 million port in the lakeside city, as part of the joint standard gauge railway project.
[Nation] Kenyans have taken to social media to express their opposition to the plan by the government to deduct part of workers' salaries to fund its housing project.
[Monitor] Jinja -The Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) has denied that more defects have developed on the Shs390b new Source of Nile Bridge in Jinja District and said the ongoing works are in respect of replacing the old temporary layer with a permanent one.
[Monitor] Ntungamo -The Committee on Government Assurance and Implementation has expressed dissatisfaction with the renovation of facilities at Itojo Hospital in Ntungamo District and called for investigations into the procurement process.
[Nation] The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) has rejected the planned deduction of housing levy from workers by the government starting this month.
[Nation] Following Tuesday's newspaper advertisement ordering employers to start remitting 1.5 per cent of their employees' basic pay to the National Housing Development Fund, apprehension is rife among Kenyans on the design of the Jubilee government's housing project.
[Addis Fortune] A local family business is turning a quarter-century-old building in the capital, the Zerihun Building, into a multi-purpose complex by investing 800 million Br in a complete demolition and reconstruction project.
[Addis Fortune] Six steel manufacturers and importers are vying to supply 21,761tn of reinforcement bars valued at nearly 305 million Br.
[Ghana Govt.] The government is taking steps to actualize the Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam Project in the Upper East Region. The project, which is estimated to cost US$300 million, will start with the power component followed by studies on other areas including irrigation and flood control.
[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia's construction industry is contributing to economic growth and providing employment for an estimated 2.6 million people. The industry, growing at a fast pace, is however trapped in the 19th Century when it comes to providing workplace safety and employee protection, writes Ambessaw Assegued (email@example.com).
[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika says government will construct seven secondary schools in Mchinji.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Employers will be required to deduct 1.5 percent of an employees salary towards the Housing Fund by the 9th of every month starting on May 2019.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Inspector General of the Liberia National Police has frowned on the wave of violence increasingly permeating within the society.
[FrontPageAfrica] Paynesville -Residents of the Pipeline to Johnsonville Community may not experience the mud and dust that often bothered them during the Rainy and Dry Seasons in the wake of asphalt pavement which has begun on the road passing through both communities.
[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has promised to construct a football academy and netball academy to act as base for exporting players to Europe and the rest of the world.
[RFI] Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika may be gone, but his unfinished Great Mosque of Algiers, some say, symbolizes his 20-year reign, as well as his megalomania.
[Nation] Your April salary is likely to be lower by some thousands of shillings after the government ordered employers to start making deductions aimed at funding the Jubilee administration's housing project.
[New Times] Rwanda Development Board(RDB), the City of Kigali and the Rwanda Housing Authority have announced new reforms, expected to ease the process of securing construction permits and spur investments.
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