[Monitor] Kampala -The National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Japanese construction company to undertake infrastructure development and build an ultra-modern hospital through the Japan Africa Development initiative.
THERE IS NOT much to see for the first 500km south of Oman’s capital, Muscat, as the highway slices through the Hajar mountains and down a barren coast. Then it hits Duqm, a sleepy fishing village that is being transformed into a mega-port
[Premium Times] Kunle Awobodu, the National President, Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), says there are over 1,000 buildings unfit for human habitation in Lagos Island.
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES in Nairobi spent much of last year knocking things down. Shopping malls, petrol stations and apartment blocks were levelled; bulldozers cut through slums, leaving tens of thousands homeless
[IRIN] Tripoli -The well-worn description of migrants in Libya is of desperate people trapped in hellish detention centres trying to get to Europe.
[East African] The United States has warned of a possible terror attack from unsecured biological agents stored in Kenya’s health facilities and medical research laboratories.
[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -As the year 2018 comes to an end, Machinga has registered an increase in child abuse cases as compared to last year, the district’s police child protection office says.
[RFI] Congo Brazzaville and its neighbour Kinshasa, inked a ?500 million agreement Thursday to build a bridge on the Congo River linking their two capitals.
[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has vowed to establish a register of mine owners and shareholders in mining firms across the country as it seeks to ensure transparency in the extractive sector.
[Addis Fortune] The new head of the Renaissance Dam Project, Kifle Horo, replaces the late Simegnew Bekele