Archive for the ‘Constructions’ Category

Kenya and Ethiopia Pen Railway Line Pact

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Nairobi — Kenya and Ethiopia on Thursday signed an agreement for the construction of a standard gauge railway line from Lamu in Kenya to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The deal was sealed at State House Nairobi and witnessed by President Mwai Kibaki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi ahead of the much ...

Ethiopia, first African country to launch green growth plan

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Ethiopia on Wednesday announced plans to launch a “green growth strategic plan” which claims to be the first of its kind in Africa.

Kenya’s proposed second port at Lamu

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

NAIROBI, July 27 (Reuters) - Kenya plans to start building a second port this year and it expects the first ship to call there before the end of 2012, its president said.

Vergnet to Construct Ethiopia’s First Wind Power Unit in Ashegoda

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Ethiopia’s first ever Wind Power Plant has been constructed in Ashegoda, near Mekelle, the capital of Tigray. This plant with an installed capacity of 120 MW is planned to be functional by 2013 February with the completion of the first phase by June 2011 with a capacity of 30 MW.

USD 60 mln for Meskel Square-Bole Road project

Monday, November 8th, 2010

The Export-Import Bank of China, China Eximbank, has agreed to facilitate USD 60 million for the belated Meskel Square-Bole Road project in the shelves for the last several years, Fekade Haile, general manager of Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA), told The Reporter.

Ethiopia awards water information system contract for Beles hydro project site

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia 8/17/10 (PennWell) -- Ethiopia's Ministry of Water Resources has awarded a contract for development of a water information system for the Tana and Beles subbasins, site of the 460-MW Beles hydropower project, which is under construction on the Beles River.

Sunshine Secures Land to Build Marriott Hotel in Addis Ababa

Friday, July 30th, 2010

July 24, 2010 -- Sunshine Construction Plc received a 4000sq.m. plot it requested a year ago from the Addis Ababa City Administration for a Marriott hotel project, according to news from the Ethiopian Reporter.

Ethiopia: Does Relocation Spell Relief or Recede?

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Mulu Mekebib, is afraid that she will lose her customers when she moves and with it her livelihood from selling boiled potatoes; Amarech Amelawi, on the other hand, is happy to be gone from the place she occupies now and is confident that she can make a better life for ...

EIB Halts Funding of Gibe III Dam Studies in Ethiopia

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

July 19 (Bloomberg) -- The European Investment Bank said it has stopped funding environmental and social impact studies for the Gibe III hydroelectric dam project in Ethiopia.

’Win-win’ approach only solution to Nile waters issue says Ethiopia’s PM

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

July 14, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) — Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, said that Nile basin countries need to seek a "win–win" approach to resolve differences regarding the utilization of the Nile waters resources and if the equitable sharing of the Nile waters is to be brought about.