Transport

Kenya Treasury Allocates Ksh200b for Road Projects in 2021-22 Budget
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For the 2021-22 financial year, Kenya's National Treasury is proposing an allocation of Ksh200 billion (US$1.8 billion) to the State Department of…

Nigeria's Federal Government Signs US$1.96b Kano-Maradi Rail Contract
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The Federal Government signed an agreement with Portuguese contractor Mota-Engil Group for construction of the US$1.96 billion Kano-Maradi…

Impact Assessment begins on Ksh160b Rironi–Mau Summit Road in Kenya
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Experts arrived in Nakuru to assess this multi-billion project’s social and environmental impact, as it cuts through hundreds of kilometers across…

Transport planning in Nigeria: the importance of public engagement
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Transport Infrastructure development in Africa has been moving up the political agenda in recent years. The failure of Chinese-led projects to…

Ethiopia: 6 Firms Vie To Supervise Construction of 3.5bn Birr Road
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Six qualified consultants have shown their interest in supervising this road project that consists of eight asphalt and gravel road network …

Nigeria Federal Government Approves N58b For Road Construction
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On 9th December 2020, Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved N58 billion (approx. US$145 million) for road construction projects in…

Nigeria: Lagos State Completes Impact Assessment Studies On Mass Transit Project
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Construction of the Lagos Red-Line Rail Project begins after the Lagos State Government, through the State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority,…

Two Chinese Firms Win Contract for US$1.32b Standard Gauge Rail in Tanzania
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China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCEC) and China Railway Construction Company (CRCC) won the tender to construct the fifth lot of…

Kenya commences Ksh963m Upgrade of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
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Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has started a 12-month renovation project to upgrade the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).  …

Construction works completed on 89km Nkolessong-Nding Road in Cameroon
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The 89 kilometers Nkolessong-Nding Road was inaugurated by Cameroon's Minister of Public Works, Emmanuel Nagnuo on the 28th of December last year…