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Construction of ultra modern weighbridges in Kenya nears completion

National Highways Authority has announced that the construction of two ultra modern weighbridges in Kenya is at its final stages. The weighbridges are being constructed on either side of the Northern Corridor at Mariakani.

KeNHA Axle Load Manager in Charge, Muita Ngatia said that the US$ 7.3m weighbridges will be completed July.This he said was meant to give time for installation of electronomical equipment in either side of the road. Commissioning of the ultra modern weighbridges in Kenya is slated for August.


Samsung Sets Sights On East Africa's A3 Printer Market

Samsung Electronics East Africa Ltd has reiterated its commitment to the enterprise small medium business's with its foray into the A3 multifunction printer segment in East Africa. Designed specifically to meet the needs of enterprise and SMBs, the MultiXpress series comes fully loaded with features such as ergonomic design, compact size, advanced controls, high reliability, duplex printing and ease of operation.

With this new series, the company is confident about strengthening its position in these sectors and has developed an aggressive go-to-market strategy for tapping the market across top cities in the country.


Plans to construct solar power projects in Ghana begin in earnest

Plans to construct several solar power projects in Ghana has begun in earnest following a new joint venture by Namene Energy International Limited and Yingli Green Energy Europe towards the construction of the power projects.


Food security in sub-Saharan Africa improves

FOOD security in the sub-Saharan African region improved in 2013 as availability improved and incomes grew, the Du Pont global food security index shows.

The average 2013 global food index score remained little changed, at 53.5% from 53.6% the previous year, with


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