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Security threats pose major challenge for Africa construction sector

Security threats pose major challenge for Africa construction sector

The construction sector in Sub Saharan Africa is on a growth trajectory but a number of challenges stand on the way, key among them is security threats, a new report has shown. The report by Fitch...
Battle for economic supremacy in East Africa hots up

Battle for economic supremacy in East Africa hots up

Kenya is being overtaken by its East Africa Community neighbours; Uganda and Tanzania, when it comes to mega infrastructure projects development a new report has shown. According to Debtwire, an intelligence service that researches and...
Korea plans tech school at Kenya's Konza technopolis

Korea plans tech school at Kenya’s Konza technopolis

K onza City an emerging technopolis in Kenya will play host to a major tech school thanks to a partnership between Kenya and Korea. The Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is expected to...
Wrigley Kenya plant gets global green certification

Wrigley Kenya plant gets global green certification

Mars Wrigley plant which has been under construction for the last three years in Kenya has received the LEED GOLD certification for adopting green building strategies and practices in its design and construction. "We have...
Huawei mulls data centres in South Africa

Huawei mulls data centres in South Africa

My Broadband China's tech giant Huawei has announced that it is preparing to launch its cloud data service in Africa next month. The company said it is working with South African partners to construct data centres...
Britam Tower shines in Emporis Skyscraper Award

Britam Tower features in Emporis Skyscraper Award

  B ritam Tower a skyscraper located in Upperhill in Kenyan capital Nairobi has featured in the top ten Emporis Skyscraper Award. It is the first time for a building in Africa to feature in the top ten...
Mozambique's first solar power plant begins operation

Mozambique’s first solar power plant begins operation

Macau News Agency The first solar power plant in Mozambique, set up in Mocuba, central province of Zambézia, is expected to start operating by the end of the month, public company Eletricidade de Moçambique (EDM)...
Tanzanian official says work on Dar-Moro SGR in top gear

Tanzanian official says work on Dar-Moro SGR in top gear

Construction work on the Dar es Salaam-Morogoro standard gauge railway(SGR) line is on the right track, Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) executive director, Mr Masanja Kadogosa has announced. "We are making good progress. Dar es Salaam to...
Kathu Solar Park achieves commercial operation, says developer

Kathu Solar Park achieves commercial operation

Kathu Solar Park, one of South Africa's largest renewable energy project has started commercial operation, its major shareholder Engie has announced. The project will provide clean and reliable energy to 179 000 homes in the...
Can this construction mobile App revolutionize housing in Kenya?

Can this construction mobile App revolutionize housing in Kenya?

AConstruction mobile App that its developers say will greatly help consolidate construction has been launched in Kenya. iBuild is a mobile application designed to provide a virtual marketplace that connects households wishing to contract the...
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