Engineering

Jan 01, 2019
The federal government of Nigeria is at risk of a $2.3 billion fine in arbitration over an alleged breach of contract for the $5.8 billion Mambilla power project in Taraba…
Dec 26, 2018
Industrial users account for nearly 70 per cent of Uganda’s electricity consumption basket. Uganda’s energy sector added to its energy generation surplus this year as new power stations went live.…
Dec 23, 2018
The Filipe Nyusi Nyusi-led government continues financing fuel stations in Mozambique to ensure availability of petrol, diesel, cooking gas and oil, Verdade reports. According to the report, "opening guarantees with…
Dec 18, 2018
Rwanda is looking for a staggering $1.3 billion to finance its portion of the Isaka-Kigali Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) aimed at reducing logistics costs, boost trade and ease the movement…
Nov 22, 2018
A dozen years ago the future of technology bounced out of a remote corner of Africa on the back of a truck, along with a world of potential trouble. Both,…
Nov 16, 2018
GE has handed the rail concession arrangement it has with Nigeria to its parners, Transnet SOC Limited.   The development is believed to be part of its strategy to exit…
Nov 12, 2018
The longest suspension bridge in Africa, the cross-sea Maputo Bay Bridge with its link roads in Mozambique, was officially open to traffic on Saturday. The three-kilometer twin-tower suspension bridge extends…
Nov 10, 2018
South Africa’s high-speed rail network is seeking 4 billion rand ($290 million) to increase its number of trains by 50 percent ahead of a potential expansion to other parts of…
Nov 05, 2018
Uganda Government said it expects to finalise a $2.2 billion loan deal with China’s Exim bank by the end of the year to pay for part of a railway line…
Nov 02, 2018
Durban just added an impressive architectural and engineering marvel to its portfolio of landmarks. The Mount Edgecombe highway interchange was officially opened by transport minister Blade Nzimande and the South…
Oct 28, 2018
Namibia has scrapped a requirement for companies seeking mining exploration licences to be partly owned and managed by black Namibians, the country’s mining industry group said. The policy was introduced…
Oct 23, 2018
After 9 years of construction and controversy, China has officially unveiled the world's longest sea bridge, built at a cost of R286.4 billion.   At more than 54.7km long, the…
Oct 18, 2018
Sweden's Volvo warned on Tuesday that some of its truck and bus engines could be exceeding limits for nitrogen oxide emissions as an emissions control component it uses was degrading…
Oct 10, 2018
Alfa Romeo's history as a carmaker is steeped in performance, a storied legacy highlighted by legendary Grand Prix racers, sexy road cars, and the intimate bond between man and machine.…
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