Monday, January 15, 2018

Uganda: A million jobs forecast in 6 new business parks

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has rolled out an ambitious plan to build six new industrial and business parks. Authority sources say that the parks...

AfDB, NDF, GEF and Calvert Impact Capital partner in $55-million investment...

On December 15, the African Development Bank’s Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (“FEI OGEF”). This...

Ethiopia completes GERD’s 9 Million cubic meter concrete filling

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) main dam concrete filling has been completed by 9 million cubic meters while Sadel Dam project concrete filling...

4G Internet network coverage reaches all districts in Rwanda

It will now be easier for the majority of Rwandans to access 4G LTE services after the network coverage was extended to cover most parts...

Electricity access in Rwanda has quadrupled in the last 7 years...

An estimated 1380 residents in Ngeruka sector in Bugesera District of Rwanda were connected to the Rwandan national grid last month, The New Times reports. According...

Ghana to roll out One District, One Ambulance initiative

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, on Monday, said the government will this year take delivery of about 275 new ambulances for use...

African Development Bank achieved 100% investment in green energy Projects in...

The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency. Power...

Kenya’s first commercial cargo train begins operations

The first commercial cargo train arrived in Nairobi on Monday at the ultra-modern inland container depot which was launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta a...