rwanda: Experts Seek Harmonisation of Construction Standards in Africa

Experts in the construction sector drawn from 25 countries across Africa met in Kigali Wednesday to develop and harmonise construction standards. The 5th technical

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Kenya: Kenya inaugurates railway linking Nairobi to Mombasa

 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday inaugurated a Chinese-funded 472-kilometre railway linking Mombasa to Nairobi that will cut travel time from the port city

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Nigeria: Nigeria-Benin Rail Line Underway as Experts Discuss West African Infrastructure Projects

A standard gauge rail line stretching from Parakou in Benin Republic will terminate in Ilorin, central Nigeria, upon completion, as part of a budding

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Rwanda: A World Class Ecosystem of Pan-African Transformation Through Mathematical Sciences Is Launched in Rwanda

Africa’s first and biggest network of centers of excellence, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), in partnership with the Government of Rwanda, today

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Gambia: Akon Introduces Solar Project in Gambia, With Pilot Phase Benefiting 4000 Villagers

The high-profile international musician and entrepreneur, Akon (Alioune Badara Thiam), Thione Niang – Give1 Project Founder, Samba Bathily – CEO ADS Group, co-founders of

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Namibia: TNamib’s New Brazilian Locos Unveiled

TRANSNAMIB unveiled its six new Brazilian locomotives, 90 new sulphuric acid tankers and two new reach stackers, which cost about half-a-billion dollars. The unveiling

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Rwanda: RITCO Buses Start Operations on Upcountry Routes

Rwanda Interlink Transport Company Limited (RITCO Ltd), a public-private-partnership venture in public transport, is set to launch its operations on upcountry routes today. The

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Tanzania: Single Power Grid to Link Dar With Cairo and Cape Town

An ambitious project to connect the North and the South points of Africa with a single power line through the Cairo-to- Cape Town grid

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Rwanda: Gashora Girls Students Make Mosquito Repellent Soap

Sarah Benimana and Rachel Nikuze, former students of Gashora Girls Academy, have put what they learnt in Science class into practice: create a soap

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Uganda: Uganda gets $151m AfDB loan for toll road linking capital to Rwanda

 Uganda will expand a major road linking its capital Kampala with Rwanda after signing a deal on Thursday for a $151 million (KSh15.4 billion)

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