Government Policy

Ksh14bn Kenol-Marua Highway to be Completed in June 2022
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The Kenyan government wants the 84km dual carriageway to be fast-tracked for completion by June next year (i.e. June 2022). This project was…

DP World to invest US$1bn in Infrastructure on Ethiopian side of Berbera Corridor
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Dubai's DP World and Ethiopia's Ministry of Transport have signed an agreement to develop the Ethiopian side of the road linking…

Scientists Warn of Long-term Environmental Damage from SGR Transportation Projects in Kenya
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A major study led by the University of York reveals that the impact of Standard Gauge Railway construction may last for years to come.…

Akon Announces Cryptocurrency-Based New City in Uganda
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According to pop star and singer Akon, ‘Akon City’ is a futuristic city set to be built in Uganda. 

Lesotho Highlands Development Authority Launches Tender for Senqu River Bridge
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The tender for the largest of three bridges that will span the Polihali reservoir was released on March 4th.

Zimbabwe: Treasury Allocates US$1b for Housing Projects 
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The Zimbabwe Cabinet has approved the construction of 200,000 low-cost houses and flats by 2023. 

Ghana's Kumasi International Airport Expansion on track for completion this year
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The ongoing Kumasi International Airport expansion project is on track to be fully completed this year. 

Kenya: Re-awarded Ksh1b Kisumu Road contract to be completed by November
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China Railway No.10 Engineering Group was awarded the contract after the withdrawal of Israeli contractor SBI International Holdings AG (…

Dispute between Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt over GERD construction on the Nile
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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan are locked in a dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which Ethiopia is constructing on the Blue Nile…

Namibia: Neckartal Dam Irrigation Scheme Put On Hold
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The Namibian government cannot afford to implement the planned 5,000-hectare irrigation scheme outside the Neckartal dam.