[East African] In a curious change of heart, Kampala will after all allow South African company, Bonang Power and Energy (Pty) Ltd, to construct a hydropower dam across Uhuru Falls in the Murchison Falls National Park.
[This Day] Benin City -As part efforts to contribute his quota to the development of infrastructure especially in the education sector, a philantrophist and Vice Chairman of Esan Development and Transformation Initiative, Dr. Dolly Afe Okogie, has commenced the construction of a 100-room hostel at the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kibingo, Kenya -Once worthless rocks are now big business in rural Kenya as construction booms, but the rush for rocks is also fuelling land conflicts and family divisions
[Nairobi News] Developers of an upcoming city, owned by the Kenyatta family in Ruiru, are on the spot after their dam caused rain water to flood homes in surrounding areas in the small hours of Thursday.
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 4th December, 2019, has cut the sod for the commencement of work on the Ningo-Prampram Coastal Protection Project.
[Ghana Presidency] The Director of the Department of Urban Roads, Alhaji Abass Awolu, has assured the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the 7.5-kilometre road will be completed and handed over in June 2020.
[This Day] Abuja -The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has at its weekly meeting held at the State House on Wednesday, approved two memoranda for the construction of inherited roads in Kwara and Osun States at the total cost of N4.8 billion.
[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday cut the sod for the construction of a GH¢300 million sea defence wall at Ningo-Prampram in the Greater Accra Region to address the problem of sea erosion in the area.
[Ghanaian Times] The Manyara Association in Accra and Tema, has gone to the aid of the people of Manyoro, a village in the Kassena-Nankana East Municipality of the Upper East Region to help build a police post.
[Ghana Presidency] The Minister for Railways Development, Hon. Joe Ghartey, has assured the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the Tema to Mpakadan Railway line will be completed in August 2020.
[Ghana Presidency] The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Samuel Atta Akyea, has assured the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the Odawna-Sahara drainage project will be completed in February 2020.
[Capital FM] Kisumu -The construction of Uhuru Business Complex by the national government in Kisumu is facing resistance from Juakali artisans who have laid claim to a section of land earmarked for the hub.
[Nation] Kenya will spend close to Sh121.45 billion to build the Lokichar-Lamu pipeline, which is expected to traverse more than five counties, the Front End Engineering Designs (FEED) and Environmental Impact Assessment (ESIA) reports seen by the Nation reveal.
[Namibian] The National Housing Enterprise has kicked off with its pilot project to construct eight houses for the informal settlement areas in Windhoek.
[Observer] With less than a week to the 100th Commencement Convocation exercise at the University of Liberia (UL), the 'Centennial Class' has held a ground-breaking ceremony to construct a terminal (Walk-way) that would enhance free movement of students on Fendall campus of the university, outside Monrovia.
[Observer] President George Weah's concern for road construction is once again at the center of discussion among the senators.
[Ghanaian Times] All is set for the construction of 32 state-of-the-art Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) institutions across the country, the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has announced.
[Ghanaian Times] Construction work on the four-lane dual carriageway from Otano Junction to School Junction at Adjiringanor in the Adentan Municipality, which began in March last year, is almost completed.
[GroundUp] Residents of Osizweni near Newcastle were pleased when names were drawn from a bucket for work on a R2.3 billion road construction project in March. But nine months later, as the project nears completion, some of those whose names were drawn say they were never contacted and other people got the work.
[Daily Maverick] An agreement that pays above industry average wages is being strongly contested by small building companies and sub-contractors who argue that it is unaffordable and will put them out of business. Big players and trade unions want everyone to pay the same wages to ensure a 'level playing field'.
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