Water / Waste

Breakthrough of Polihali Diversion Tunnels on Lesotho Highlands Water Project
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Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) is celebrating the breakthrough of two diversion tunnels on the Lesotho Highlands…

Lesotho launches Polihali Dam Construction Tender
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The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has launched a tender for construction of the Polihali Dam.

China’s CGGC to Construct $700m Cameroon-Congo Chollet Dam 
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The China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) has been selected to oversee the construction of the 600MW Dam.

Ethiopia to Proceed with Nile Mega Dam Filling Despite Impasse
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According to Ethiopian Minister Seleshi Bekele, construction works on the GERD mega-dam project reached 79% completion in March this year.…

LHDA advertises Tender for construction of Polihali Water Transfer Tunnel in Lesotho
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The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has advertised a tender for construction of the 38 kilometre Polihali Water Transfer Tunnel.…

Lesotho Highlands Development Authority Launches Tender for Senqu River Bridge
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The tender for the largest of three bridges that will span the Polihali reservoir was released on March 4th.

Dispute between Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt over GERD construction on the Nile
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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan are locked in a dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which Ethiopia is constructing on the Blue Nile…

Namibia: Neckartal Dam Irrigation Scheme Put On Hold
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The Namibian government cannot afford to implement the planned 5,000-hectare irrigation scheme outside the Neckartal dam. 

Chinese firm, CSCEC, wins water & sanitation construction project in Zambia
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China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has been awarded a US$27 million contract for water and sanitation improvement project in…

Ethiopia Begins Work on US$125m New Dam in Amhara Region
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Ethiopia has begun work on an irrigation dam on the River Agma in the Blue Nile Basin.