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Lesotho: Prime Minister Leads Mpilo Boulevard Sod Turning

The Mpilo Boulevard is aimed at controlling the traffic within Maseru town

The Prime Minister, Dr Moeketsi Majoro led the sod turning of the Mpilo Boulevard upgrade held at Moshoeshoe I statue park on Tuesday. The Mpilo Boulevard is aimed at controlling the traffic within Maseru town.  Dr Majoro said the upgrade will improve the livelihoods of Maseru residents, saying many accidents…

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UN Environment Programme and European Investment Bank join forces to reduce pollution in the marine and coastal environment

The initiative aims to promote adequate and sound water, wastewater, solid waste and industrial emissions management in the Southern Mediterranean region

Launch of the Global Environment Facility Mediterranean Pollution Hot Spots Technical Assistance initiative; preparing projects to reduce marine and coastal pollution; focus on Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today launched the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Mediterranean Pollution Hot Spots Technical…

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ECOWAS Sensitises Member States on New Regional Infrastructure Masterplan

The ECOWAS Regional Infrastructure Masterplan was approved by the Authority of Heads of State and Governments during the 60th Summit held in December 2021

Concerned by the increasing infrastructure deficit and the need to address the financing challenge of regional infrastructure projects, The ECOWAS Commission through the ECOWAS Project Preparation & Development Unit (PPDU), and the sector Departments of Transport, Telecommunication, Energy and Water Resources, has held a sensitization meeting on the recently developed…

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    • The new roads will speed up freight movements and improve traffic safety to and from the port of Kribi, which came into operation on 2 March 2018
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Cameroon: African Development Bank Board Approves €39.6 Million Loan to Improve Access to Kribi Industrial and Port Area

The Cameroonian Government built a deep-water port backing onto an industrial zone called ‘Kribi Industrial and Port Complex’ to address congestion in the port of Douala

On Wednesday, 22 June, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) approved a €39.62 million loan to Cameroon to improve road access to the industrial and port areas of Kribi, in the south of the country. Designed for implementation of the second phase of the Kribi Industrial and…

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    • Solomon Quaynor, African Development Bank Vice President (left), Alain Ebobissé, Africa50 CEO and Ithamar Capital CEO Obaid Amrane signing a letter of intent
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Africa50, African Development Bank and the Newly Launched African Sovereign Investors Forum Signal Strong Desire to Jointly Mobilize Capital for Infrastructure Projects

The three entities will work together to galvanize financing and to drive the development of skills and expertise within the infrastructure sector

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Africa50, and Africa Sovereign Investors Forum (ASIF), have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on developing green and climate resilient infrastructure projects across Africa. The three entities will work together to galvanize financing and to drive the development of skills and expertise within the…

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President Kenyatta Unveils Final Report of the Nationwide Airborne Geophysical Survey

The eight projects were developed under the Joint National and Resource Mapping (JNAM) team

President Uhuru Kenyatta today unveiled the final report of the nationwide airborne geophysical survey and inaugurated seven other ground-breaking projects that provide current and comprehensive geospatial data covering the entire country. The eight projects were developed under the Joint National and Resource Mapping (JNAM) team. The team comprises of young…

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Thousands of IDPs and Urban Dwellers to Benefit from Improved Healthcare in Mogadishu

The first ground-breaking for the renovation of the other two facilities was held last week in partnership with Save the Children

UN-Habitat, Benadir Regional Administration (BRA), and the Danish Refugee Council today held a second ground-breaking ceremony for the renovation of two health care facilities through a European Union Funded project. The first ground-breaking for the renovation of the other two facilities was held last week in partnership with Save the…

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Trident Energy Commissions Okume Upgrade in Equatorial Guinea

The upgrade will see the conversion of 15 gas lift wells to electrical submersible pumps by the end of 2022, paving the way for the maximization of production capacity in the high potential complex

International oil and gas company Trident Energy has announced the commissioning of extensive upgrades at the Okume Field in Equatorial Guinea. Aimed at unlocking the geological capacity of the complex – a conventional oil development located in deep water in Equatorial Guinea comprising five producing oilfields, namely, Okume, Elon, Oveng, Akom…

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Finish and World Wide Fund for Nature SA (WWF) release 28 million litres of water

The partnership, focusing on protecting strategic water catchment areas, makes significant socio-economic impact in South Africa

As the 30th driest country in the world, South Africa is expected to fall short of the amount of water needed to sustain it and us by 17% by 2030. In a bid to circumvent this by improving the accessibility of clean quality water for South Africans, Finish (www.Finish.co.za) first…

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President Kenyatta Officially Opens Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) National Forensic Laboratory

The new state-of-the-art facility will improve the DCI’s ability to unravel complex crimes and support the criminal justice system through evidence-based investigations

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday officially opened the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) National Forensic Laboratory. Speaking during the launch at the DCI headquarters in Nairobi, President Kenyatta said the new state-of-the-art facility will improve the DCI’s ability to unravel complex crimes and support the criminal justice system through evidence-based…