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  • Africa: Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Addis Ababa — African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained increase that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters. Soteri Gatera, who heads the ECA’s Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, says only such “inclusive” economic increase will help resolve the “persistent social economic problems” Africa faces.
  • Ghana increases spending on transport infrastructure

    GHANA, 2016/06/18 Moves by Ghana to expand port capacity are helping to reduce processing times and costs, although congested intermodal connections still limit throughput. Further spending to reinforce connectivity in road and rail networks will be necessary for Ghana to significantly increase its shipping capacity, but infrastructure upgrades and regulatory reforms are nonetheless helping to improve in general efficiency. Maritime development Currently, almost $2bn worth of investment is being put toward upgrading Ghana’s two major ports: Tema and Takoradi.
  • The Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECG

    GHANA, 2014/05/14 The Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECG) has embarked on nationwide skills development training for contractors' workers, to equip them with modern construction methods. The National President of ABCECG, Martins Kwesi Nnuro, who disclosed this, explained that the purpose of the training was transform the construction industry to the expected height, to enable contractors to work additional entirely and efficiently. He noted that the construction industry had the potential to contribute immensely to the economic increase of this country, and needed the attention of the government and private sector.
  • Reconstruction of Railways to Begin This Year in Ghana

    GHANA, 2014/01/13 President John Dramani Mahama has announced that reconstruction of the railway system in the country will begin this year. He said the reconstruction will target mainly the Eastern and Western corridor rail lines. The Eastern line, according to the President, will particularly be tied in with the Boankra Inland Port, which is supposed to serve the middle belt, the northern parts of the country inclunding Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali.
  • Contractor Begins Laying Pavement Bricks In Ghana

    GHANA, 2013/11/20 In not too long a time, the contractor working to put the Kwame Nkrumah roundabout road in Takoradi should put it into shape and open the road to motorists. The said road, which has been closed to motorists as a result of shaping, has led to traffic congestion in the whole of the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis. This is because most motorists use the said Kwame Nkrumah roundabout to their respective destinations. Putting it bluntly that the Kwame Nkrumah roundabout is a one way and there is no other alternative route for motorists to use.