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Poor African settlements make effects of climate change worse-study

Poor African settlements make effects of climate change worse-study

Adapted from the John Hopkins University Crowded urban settlements in Africa make the effects of climate change worse, pushing temperatures to levels dangerous for children...
Mining industry in South Africa shows recovery signs-PwC

Mining industry in South Africa shows recovery signs-PwC

The Mining industry in South Africa is showing signs of recovery for the first time in five years a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)...
Two million houses needed to curb growing slums in Kenya, World Bank

Kenya struggles with two million housing deficit

A new world Bank report released recently, reveals that to curb growing slums in Kenya two million affordable city houses need to be constructed. The...
Kansai Plascon, has entered into the East African

Japan’s paint maker Kansai Plascon enters East African market

Japan’s paint manufacturer, Kansai Plascon, has entered into the East African market through the acquisition of Sadolin Paints, Wim Bramer, the managing director of...
Kenyan construction market gains momentum-report

Kenyan construction market gains momentum-report

There is a lot of buzz in the Kenyan construction market as activity levels pick up following the electioneering period in 2017 when a...
China's involvement in Africa larger than previously thought-McKinney

China’s involvement in Africa larger than previously thought-McKinsey

China's involvement in Africa is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggested, global consulting firm McKinsey said in a report released on Wednesday. There...
World in danger of major water shortage, study

World in danger of major water shortage, study

Water shortage could be the greatest environmental challenge facing the world in this century, scientists from NASA have warned. In a report published in Nature recently,...
World cities embracing clean energy,shows new report

World cities embracing renewable energy,shows new report

World cities are increasingly embracing renewable energy, a new report by an environmental NGO has shown. The report published Tuesday by CDP, a not-for-profit environmental...
Evolution of African megacities into smart cities

Evolution of African megacities into smart cities

The rapid growth and evolution of African megacities requires radical, effective urban management. Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa already have more than 10 million residents while...
Switching to solar can be a major boon to poor countries-study

Switching to solar can be a major boon to poor countries-study

Homes in countries such as Kenya, Ethiopia and Bangladesh could save $10 per month by switching to solar-powered lighting from kerosene-powered lamps, a new...
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