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Counting the cost of Kenya’s nullified elections

Counting the cost of Kenya’s nullified elections
The Kenya Association of manufacturers (KAM) recently announced that the ongoing political tension after elections annulment was badly hurting the economy. In particular, KAM said that the real estate sector was experiencing a major slowdown greatly affecting steel and cement business. These concerns are not far-fetched....

Turbulent times for South Africa’s construction industry

South Africa's construction industry | tough times as firms post loss
In the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa’s construction industry recorded an exponential growth that resulted in major job creation. However, the years that followed have witnessed little construction activities with construction companies facing several challenges. According to a 2015 report by Frost...

Downstream costs of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Africa: Downstream Costs of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
By Zachary Donnenfeld The government of Ethiopia is currently constructing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Once complete, the GERD will be the largest hydropower facility in Africa (about 6 000 MW) - nearly triple the country's current electricity generation capacity - and represent a...

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