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    • Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Leaders Lay Foundation for a New Headquarters Building in Abuja
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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Leaders Lay Foundation for a New Headquarters Building in Abuja

The new headquarters Project which is being financed by the Chinese Government through China Aid is expected to be completed in 26 months

The Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) laid the Foundation of a new ECOWAS Headquarters building on December 4, 2022 in Abuja, Nigeria. The new headquarters Project which is being financed by the Chinese Government through China Aid is expected to be…

Source: The Republic of Sierra Leone State House |

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Takes Part in Foundation Laying Ceremony for New Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Headquarters Building, Celebrating Decades of China, West Africa Relations

President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Omar Alieu Touray, welcomed the Heads of State and Government at what occasion he described as historic

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio is one of three West African Presidents at the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of the new headquarters of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS. He joined other colleague leaders of the regional economic and political bloc, in the Nigerian…

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    • The African Development Bank is providing $300 million to refurbish metre-gauge railway lines in Uganda
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Uganda: African Development Bank Group commits $301 million to renovate the country’s meter gauge railway and bolster regional trade

The works entail the immediate rehabilitation of 265 km of MGR tracks between Malaba and Mukono, including the line to Jinja Pier and Port Bell on Lake Victoria

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is providing  $301 million to overhaul  the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway (MGR) in Uganda. The railway line is part of the East African Community’s Northern Corridor linking the capital, Kampala, to Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa. The East African Community Railway Rehabilitation Support Project…

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Africa Data Centres to expand Sameer facility in Nairobi by 15MW of (Information Technology) IT load

The new data centre will begin with 5MW of IT load and will be built in the company's leading-edge modular design

Africa Data Centres (www.AfricaDataCentres.com) is expanding its Sameer facility in Nairobi by up to 15MW of IT load; The facility will be built in the company's leading-edge modular design. Africa Data Centres, a business of Cassava Technologies a pan-African technology group, is pleased to announce it has secured a piece of land…

Source: African Union (AU) |

Africa must industrialize: 10 key points that African leaders committed to at the just concluded summit on industrialization and economic diversification

The leaders reaffirmed their determination to ensure that Africa’s industrialization and economic diversification is financed in a predictable manner

With increasingly growing concern over the slow progress in the implementation of the Industrial Development Decades for Africa (IDDA) I, II and III; the Strategy for the Implementation of the Action Plan for Accelerated Industrial development of Africa (AIDA); and other continental strategies and programmes relevant to industrialization, structural transformation…

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Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) Strengthens Agricultural Production Infrastructure in Mozambique

The project for the installation of the seedling greenhouse with a production capacity of 175.000 seedlings was carried out by TİKA in cooperation with the Agriculture and Industry Institute in Moamba

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), in cooperation with the Agriculture and Industry Institute in Moamba and the Directorate of Social Affairs in Maputo, carried out the “Project for the Installation of the Greenhouse for Seedling Production”. Although 45% of the surface area of Mozambique is suitable for agricultural activities,…

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    • The African Development Fund is working to improve the livelihoods of pastoralists in Ethiopia’s drylands
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Ethiopia: African Development Fund Approves $13.95 Million Grant for Borana Resilient Water Development for Improved Livelihoods Program

The Borana Resilient Water Development for Improved Livelihoods Program will enhance access to climate-resilient, gender-sensitive integrated and sustainable water and sanitation services

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $13.95 million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to implement the first phase of a livelihood improvement project for pastoralist communities in Ethiopia’s drylands. The Borana Resilient Water Development for Improved Livelihoods Program will enhance access to climate-resilient,…

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    • Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 Panel Explores Regional Cooperation on African Oil and Gas Market Expansion
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Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 Panel Explores Regional Cooperation on African Oil and Gas Market Expansion

Sponsored by SONILS, a panel discussion held on the second day of AOG 2022 explored ways southern African countries can improve

Entitled ‘Regional Emergence: Oil and Gas Discoveries All Over the Region Change the Energy Narrative for Angola and its Neighbors,’ a panel discussion held during the second day of the 2022 edition of the Angola Oil & Gas conference and exhibition (https://bit.ly/3gQEXBx) in Luanda explored regional integration and collaboration by African countries…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Ramkalawan visits coastal rehabilitation and infrastructure projects

He was accompanied by the Minister for Land Use and Housing, Mr. Billy Rangasamy, the Minister for Agriculture, Climate Change & Environment, Flavien Joubert

President Wavel Ramkalawan yesterday conducted visits at key locations on Mahé of project at Beau Vallon, Corgat Estate, Anse Gaulette as well as the Baie Lazare Police Station. The purpose of the visits was to view first-hand how far the mitigation projects were being implemented and discuss pertinent issues on…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

President El-Sisi Meets President's Adviser for Urban Planning

The Spokesman for the Presidency said the meeting followed-up on the executive and construction status of the development of neighborhoods in the governorates of Cairo and Alexandria

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with President's Adviser for Urban Planning Major General Amir Sayed Ahmed and Director of the Mega National Projects Department of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces Major General Ahmad al-Azazi. The Spokesman for the Presidency said the meeting followed-up on the executive and construction…