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Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has broken ground to begin construction on the new $818m Bugesera International Airport (BIA) in Rwanda’s Eastern Province. The new airport is being built to handle the rising air traffic in the country, as well as bolster intra-African travel, investment and business. Kagame said: “Bugesera Airport is an important part of […]

Chaos as Zimbabwe Bans South African, British Flights

Chaos as Zimbabwe Bans South African, British Flights

HUNDREDS of people were yesterday stranded after South Africa’s decision to ban Air Zimbabwe flights due to non-payment of permit fees invited a retaliation by Harare, which ground planes operated by the neighbouring country’s national carrier. Passengers that were booked on South African Airways (SAA) flights out of Harare, Bulawayo and Victoria Falls Airports failed […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

“I Do Not Have Any House Abroad, I Drive Myself Around”- Aliko Dangote

Nigerian businessman and richest man in Africa Aliko Dangote, says he has no house abroad and don’t waste money while he maintains a modest life style. In an interview with Bloomberg‘s Francine Lacqua, Dangote admits he still relate with people he knew way back and his house is open 24 hours for them. REFINERY IN 2017 Dangote […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Tanzania: Magufuli’s Government Seizes Ex-Prime Minister’s Farm in Crackdown on ‘Idle’ Land

I have received a letter informing me that my 326 acre farm has been taken away by the president and I am not allowed to set my foot there.” – Sumaye Tanzania’s former prime minister Frederick Sumaye has accused the government of unfairly taking almost 800 acres of farmland he and his wife owned, as […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Egypt to assist Tanzania to start performing kidney surgeries before 2020

The President of Egypt Abdel El-Sisi Fattah has expressed his country’s willingness to support Tanzania to start performing kidney surgeries before the 2020, reports the Daily News. Egypt has been assisting the East African nation with medical experts and supplies. President El-Sisi pledged to set up a pharmaceutical factory to manufacture high quality drugs at […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Uganda to start exporting electricity to Congo

Uganda will start supplying electricity to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) in the next three years, reports the Daily Monitor. Uganda signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide power to eastern Congo last week. “The financing of the project will be about $150m. Of that amount, Uganda will contribute about $22m and the […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Ghana’s Central Bank revokes the licenses of two banks due to shortage of funds

Today, Ghana’s Central Bank revoked the licenses of two banks, UT Bank and Capital Bank, which have collapsed due to shortage of funds. The two banks will continue to operate normally after the transfer is complete later today as they have been taken over by Ghana Commercial Bank and the money that people have in their […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Tanzania plans to triple coffee production by 2021

Tanzania launched a ten year programme in 2011/2012 to increase its coffee production and quality from 50,000 tonnes annually to 150,000 tonnes in 2020/2021 according to a report by the Citizen. Tanzania hopes to achieve the production in the four years by increasing competitiveness of small holder farmers as per the ten year plan launched […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

Africa’s richest man to invest $150 Million on a solar power project in Nigeria

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, will invest 150 million USD on a solar power project in Northern Nigeria. Dangote group of companies signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with the county government of Kano in Northern Nigeria for the construction of a 100 megawatts solar power plant according to the report by Daily Trust. Dangote […]

Construction Starts On $818million New International Airport In Rwanda

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