L&T Construction’s Transportation Infrastructure business has won a contract order, valued in the range of Rs 10bn-Rs25bn ($185m -$462.9), from Metro Express Limited (MEL) to extend the mainline corridor of the Mauritius Metro by 3.4km.
Portuguese engineering and construction company Mota-Engil has commenced construction work on the $1.96bn Nigeria-Niger railway project.
A consortium led by Vinci Construction has secured a contract worth €388m from the Gambia River Basin Development Organisation to construct the Sambangalou dam in Senegal.
A consortium of Orascom Construction and Mitsubishi has secured an $800m contract to deliver a work package for Cairo Metro Line 4 Phase 1.
A joint venture of VINCI Highways unit Rift Valley Highway, VINCI Concessions, and Meridiam SAS has signed an agreement for the development of about €1.3bn Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway project in Kenya.
Hill International has been awarded a contract to provide project management services for the New Administrative Capital City and 6th of October City Monorail project, the two lines of the $4bn Cairo Monorail Project in Egypt.
Calgro M3, a South African property developer, has broken ground on a student accommodation building for the University of the Western Cape in South Africa.
The World Bank has approved $130.8m in financing to support the $150.80m Uganda Roads and Bridges in the Refugee Hosting Districts Project, which aims to ease trade while improving access to social services in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda.
The World Bank has agreed to provide a loan of $750m in International Development Association (IDA) financing to support the upgrade of road and other communication infrastructure in Kenya.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), based in Egypt, has approved $400m in loans and guarantees to support the construction of $24bn Mozambique LNG project.
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