April 08



April 07

  • Zanzibar Wants Own Power Generation

    EA Business

    Zanzibar government plans to generate its own power to avoid dependency on Tanzania Mainland. Apart from power dependency Zanzibar also thinks the power bill from the Tanzania... Read more »

  • Uganda to Upgrade Airbase

    EA Business

    Uganda's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is to revive operations of Nakasogora airport, which was largely unused and lying idle for a number of decades. Read more »

  • Tanzania Set for Mass House Sale

    EA Business

    The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has announced the sale of 118 new houses at Kinondoni Hananasifu beginning April 23. Read more »

  • Helios Towers Subsidiary Steps Up Tanzania Services

    EA Business

    Telecoms infrastructure firm, Helios Towers, has launched a new service that they say guarantees high-quality and dependable telecoms networking in the country. Read more »

  • Railway Works Progress Welcome

    Times of Zambia

    THE endorsement by the Parliamentary Committee on Transport, Works and Supply, of the rehabilitation works on Zambia Railways facilities by local contractors is welcome. Read more »

  • Insurance Brokers Eye Oil Sector Risks

    Observer

    Insurance brokers have stepped up efforts to prepare themselves for opportunities in the new oil and gas sector. Read more »

  • Uncertainty Over Zent Equipment

    The Herald

    Uncertainty shrouds the fate of millions of dollars worth of equipment supplied to Zesa Holdings subsidiary Zent Enterprises by Indian firm, PME, though the latter had not placed... Read more »

  • Zesa to Install U.S $100 Million Smart Units

    The Herald

    Zesa Holdings will fork out more than US$100 million to install 300 000 smart units as it moves to dump the two-year-old prepaid meter system. The power utility will also part with... Read more »

  • Kabba/Ilorin Road Construction Begins

    CAJ News

    THE Federal Ministry of Works will on Thursday commence the reconstruction of the Kabba/Ilorin road. Read more »

  • Rural Electrification Still Too Slow [analysis]

    Namibian

    THE pace of rural electrification in Namibia is generally "too slow" with only one in every three households in Erongo Region connected. Read more »

  • Revamped Maternity Ward Inaugurated

    New Era

    The Special Advisor to the Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Naftali Hamata, officially inaugurated the maternity ward of the Windhoek Central Hospital, which was... Read more »

  • U.S Aquaculture Project Sunk

    Namibian

    A CLOUD-BREAK in the Uis river's catchment area recently, where 50 millimeters of rain fell in 45 minutes, resulted in 1,3 million cubic metres of water flowing into the quarry in... Read more »

  • Tendaho One Sugar Mill to Start Operations in This Month

    Addis Standard

    Ethiopian Sugar Corporation has announced that massive efforts are being undertaken to start the operation of the Tendaho One Sugar mill by the end of April. Asrat Kebede, Director... Read more »

  • Urgent Infusion of Engineers Needed

    New Era

    If Namibia is to achieve Vision 2030 and the Fourth National Development Plan (NDP4) then the seven percent current annual growth in engineers entering the profession has to be... Read more »

  • UNIDO Partners Nigeria On Inclusive, Sustainable Industrial Development

    Vanguard

    The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, is promoting Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development, ISID, in Nigeria to harness the full potential of... Read more »



April 06

  • Turkish Giant Company to Join Textile Industry

    Addis Fortune

    Akber, a Turkish textile manufacturing firm, is set to construct the biggest textile plant to date with a 175 million dollar investment, in Ejere town of the Oromia Region,... Read more »

  • Brazilian Drought Brewing Ethiopian Coffee Resurgence

    Addis Fortune

    Lema Edito & Sons Coffee Producer & Exporter S.C owns a 128.5ha plot of land in Limu Genet in the Jima zone of Oromia, on which it cultivates coffee. The company has been... Read more »

  • Amibara Rotates Crop Focus From Cotton to Cane

    Addis Fortune

    The farm will supply cane to Kessem - one of six new government-led Sugar Factories to start production next year Read more »

  • Parliament Approves Loan for Bole Airport Expansion

    Addis Fortune

    Parliament approved a loan agreement for the expansion of Bole International Airport, on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Read more »

  • Lame Excuses Given for Water Projects Collapse

    Daily News

    WATER projects, often allocated large sums of money during installation, have largely received pitiful attention by the community rendering more than 50 per cent of the projects... Read more »

  • Coffee Output Declines

    Times of Zambia

    ZAMBIA's coffee production has declined from 450 tonnes recorded in 2013 to 200 tonnes this year, due to lack of a tree agriculture policy and long-term financing. Read more »

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