Engineering

Jun 27, 2019
Government has paid US$10 million to South African power utility, Eskom, and paid off $20 million to Zesa Holdings to clear its debt. Zesa Holdings is also expected to get…
Jun 26, 2019
Proposed magnetic levitation train could make ground travel faster than traveling by air in certain circumstances. A sleek prototype of a high-speed train unveiled recently in China is designed to…
Jun 24, 2019
Sierra Leone’s president opened a tender process last week for building a 7 km bridge at a cost of up to $2 billion to link Freetown to the country’s only…
Jun 23, 2019
According to a report released in 2018 by the National Credit Regulator, of the 25 million ‘credit-active’ consumers in South Africa, a frightening 10 million were behind in their loan…
Jun 04, 2019
Joe Ghartey, Ghana’s minister of railways development, says he has cancelled the MoU with the China Railway Construction Corporation Corporation (International) Nigeria Limited (CRCC-Nigeria) “for breach of confidentiality”. Ghana had…
May 24, 2019
As Angola works in attracting foreign investors from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, its closest African neighbours are also entering the race to tap into vast investment…
May 17, 2019
Chinese firms are eyeing partnerships with Turkish construction firms in Africa and are also looking to take stakes in Turkish companies, the head of the Turkish Contractors Association said. Mithat…
May 09, 2019
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that about $45 billion is needed to complete rail development in the country. Amaechi, made this disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja, while also…
May 09, 2019
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said the federal government has approved the construction for Warri seaport at the cost of about 3.9 billion dollars and also awarded the…
Apr 30, 2019
South Sudan’s oil minister said on Monday that the country’s oil was flowing smoothly and problems with importing chemicals for drilling, due to a strike at a port in neighbouring…
Apr 25, 2019
Large amounts of gold leave Africa to United Arab Emirates enroute to Europe with no taxes being paid to the states that produce them BILLIONS of dollars’ worth of gold…
Apr 24, 2019
The Zimbabwean Government on Tuesday paid tribute to Chinese companies that are assisting in rehabilitating infrastructure that was damaged by Cyclone Idai in the Eastern part of the country in…
Apr 22, 2019
The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, on Sunday said that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos was safe for use, contrary to a Facebook posting spreading fears…
Apr 17, 2019
Martial eagles are in rapid decline throughout South Africa and many other parts of their range in sub-Saharan Africa. These declines have been so steep, that this species is now…
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