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Kwale Begins a Project to Install Solar Street Lights

The "Let there be light" program, run by the Kwale County Government, has started an ambitious multi-million shilling mass installation of solar lighting in metropolitan areas around the county. By using solar-powered lamps, socioeconomic activity will be improved, security will be increased, and crime will decrease. Solar street lights offer a significant competitive advantage because they are fully independent from the grid and don't require any electricity bills because.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 11th April 2023

To Increase the Recycling of Plastic Garbage in Kenya, Borealis Funds Ecopost.

By formalising collecting procedures, increasing recycling capacity and hiring and training collectors, Borealis and Ecopost are collaborating to scale up the collection and recycling of plastic trash in Kenya.“We very much welcome Borealis’s support of our activities to implement the selected modules to improve the informal waste collection,” stated Lorna Rutto, Ecopost CEOShe continued: “The funds will make a positive impact to Ecopost as well as thousands of young.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 10th April 2023

The Kenyan Health Ministry and UNOPS Talk About Developing a Partnership for Infrastructure and Equipment

 in Nairobi, Kenya Today, a team from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) was welcomed by Eng Peter Tum, Principal Secretary of the State Department of Medical Services in Kenya. The team, led by Emma Akinyi, Senior Officer for Partnership Development, and Rainer Frauenfeld, Director of the East & Southern Africa Hub, discussed potential areas of collaboration between UNOPS and the Kenyan Ministry of Health (MOH), with a focus on infrastructure and.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th April 2023

Uganda, Kenya Sign New Trade Agreement

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Mr Ramathan Ggoobi, has met with Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Investments, Trade and Industry, Mr Moses Kuria, to discuss and facilitate regional co-investment opportunities in strategic sectors. In the meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 28th March, the 2 focused on mutual economic and investment objectives by their countries to strengthen bilateral relations in trade, investment and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th March 2023

China, Ethiopia Strengthen Apparel Sector Ties With New MOU

In February at the Joint Economic and Trade Commission meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and China signed a MoU to strengthen economic and trade connections in vital sectors. Dr Sheng Lu, associate professor in the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University Delaware tells Just Style exclusively: “The latest MOU could further build up the close tie between Ethiopia and China in the textile and apparel sector. Notably, as a response to western fashion companies’.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th March 2023

Construction of a 86.8 million USD architectural glass plant in Tanzania is currently planned

A Chinese company, Keda Industrial Group, will soon open an architectural glass plant in Tanzania for a total investment of US$86.8 million. When it is finished in about a year, the plant will have a 600-ton-per-year output capacity for architectural glass. The project is a component of Keda Industrial's plan to increase its market share and diversify its offering of materials, including architectural glass, in the African market. The demand for building materials on the African.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th April 2023

A U.S. company and the Caravelle International Group collaborate to export wood products from Gabon, Africa, to the country.

NEW YORK CITY – Caravelle International Group, a global ocean technology company, has formed a partnership with a US corporation to manufacture wood products in Gabon, Africa, for export to the US, and the Gabonese government has granted the partnership use of 165 acres of land for the location of the lumber mill. Wood laminate flooring, plywood, and other wood products will be manufactured at the mill. Because of cheaper lumber and labour in Gabon, the products will have a.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th March 2023

The Implementation of the 28-urban Water Project Will Begin Shortly.

Jumaa Aweso announced recently the 28-Urban Water Project in Songea, Tanzania, at the event for the signing of the agreement for the project's establishment between both the government and the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CHICCO). Mr. Aweso is the Water Minister, who was depicted by Deputy Minister Maryprisca Mahundi.According to the contract, the initiative will boost Songea Urban Water and Sanitation Authority's (SOUWASA) regular water use from 11.58 litres to.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th March 2023

Rural Women Farmers Benefit from Solar-Powered Irrigation Project

At least 103 women from 3 women-led smallholder farming communities from rural Uganda have benefitted from an innovative solar-powered irrigation system to enable them enhance their yields and climate resilience. The beneficiaries are Kaihura Women Farmers Association (KAWFA) in Butiiti Sub-county, Kyenjojo District, and Nebbi Women Horticultural Farmers Association (NWOHOFA) in Ndhew Sub-county, Nebbi District and Women Smallholder Farmers Union (WOSFU) in Nadunget Sub-county in.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th March 2023

Kenya’s Kisumu Solar One Project to Commence Operation in 2024

Ergon Solair Africa Limited, a company with US-European-Kenyan ownership, is developing the Kisumu Solar One 40MWAC Solar Project in Kibos (Kajulu), with planned commissioning and operation in 2024. The project, which is endorsed by the Government of Kenya, is planned to have a capacity of 40 MWAC with single axis tracking, on a 249 Acre land, located 8 km from the Kibos new Sub Station. The project has a 1st year estimated output of 103,000 MWh, which will be fed into the Kibos.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th March 2023

Tanzanian coal exports raised by +780% in the year that ended in January 2023.

Coal valued at USD 195.5 million was exported during the year ending January 2023, according to the Bank of Tanzania's (BOT) Monthly Economic Review-February 2023.   When compared to coal exports worth USD 22.2 million in the year ending January 2022, this indicates an increase of +780%.   The increase is attributed by the central bank to a rise in demand for alternative energy sources brought on by delays in the supply chain brought on by the conflict in.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th March 2023

Tanzanian car dealer launches semi-hybrid SUV

Tanzania's vehicle sector is expanding at a rapid pace. The newest Suzuki semi-hybrid automobile will be launched in Tanzania soon, according to CFAO Motors Tanzania. On its social media channels, the company shared a teaser video. Several auto enthusiasts are curious and interested in this post. The newest and first Semi-Hybrid Suzuki model will be introduced in Tanzania, according to Francois Bompart, CEO of CFAO Motors Tanzania. "We are incredibly enthusiastic about.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th March 2023




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