What we’re tracking this week and beyond
National waste management program kicks off in April: The EUR 250 mn first phase of the government’s national municipal waste management program is scheduled to kick off in April, Amwal Al Ghad reports. The program aims to set the standards for and raise awareness on the safe disposal of waste.
Egypt-Sudan electricity linkage trials delayed to March: Trial operations on the first 100 MW phase of the USD 60-70 Egypt-Sudan power interconnection project have been delayed to March due to delays from India’s Larsen & Toubro in completing construction, Electricity Ministry sources said. Trial operations were scheduled to begin this month.
Egypt will assume the presidency of the African Union on 10 February, according to an Ittihadiya statement.