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Namibia: New Gold Mine to Start Production

THE Otjikoto Gold Mine, located just south of Otavi town in the Otjozondjupa Region, is expected to produce and deliver its first gold by the end of this year. Leake Hangala of the Hangala Group,  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

Tanzania: Mining Set to Change Economic Landscape

THE mining sector has crucial and significant contribution to Tanzania’s economy, despite various internal and external challenges it is currently facing. The Tanzania Chamber of Minerals  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

Zimbabwe: Construction of U.S.$100 Million Mall of Zim Set to Start

CONSTRUCTION of West Properties' US$100 million Mall of Zimbabwe is expected to start anytime after May with the completion of a tender process expected to start early next month, West Group CEO Ken  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

China Approves Major Loans for South Sudan to Improve Infrastructure

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir Mayardit said on Tuesday that the Chinese government has approved a major loan scheme to help his country improve infrastructure, adding that the agreement shows  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

Uganda: Kabakanjagala Road Under Construction

Kabakanjagala Road is a road laden with history. It connects Mengo Palace to Buganda's government seat, Bulange. However, in the recent past, this road has been more famous for forever being potholed  Read More..

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Somalia: Somali Govt to Rebuild Municipal Centres in Galgadud

The Somali federal government has started to rebuild municipal centres in Galgadud in partnership with the pro-government Ahlu Sunna wal Jamaa (ASWJ) militia. Local authorities will manage the  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

Nigeria: Gombe to Build Three Almajiri Schools

Gombe State government says it is establishing four Tsangaya (Almajiri) schools to integrate the Almajiri system with conventional Western education. This is in addition to the three bilingual  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

Kenya: Lusaka to Prioritise Construction of Roads in Mt Elgon

Bungoma Governor Kenneth Lusaka has said he will prioritiSe developing roads in Mt Elgon constituency within Bungoma county. Speaking in Chepkitale, Lusaka said despite the region being very rich  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

Tanzania: Herculean Water Plan Underway

THE government has unveiled a strategy designed to end water blues, including introduction of a 1.45tri/- programme covering 1,810 projects across the country. Moving his ministry's 2013/14 budget  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

Namibia: Construction and Manufacturing Dominate Development Bank Loans

THE construction and manufacturing sectors were the major beneficiaries of loans approved by the Development Bank of Namibia's (DBN) in the first quarter of 2013. The loans approved in the first  Read More..

Posted on : 30 Nov,-0001

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