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Kenya moves to bridge construction skills gap

Kenya moves to bridge construction skills gap

In a bid to tackle construction skills gap in Kenya, the country plans to implement a comprehensive training manual to boost competence of professionals. An official from the National Construction Authority (NCA) said that Kenya...
Richard Leakey commissions new museum in Turkana

Richard Leakey commissions new museum in Turkana

World-renowned paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey has commissioned a major museum in the arid Northern Kenya. Leakey, famous for discovering the most complete skeleton of an early human known as Turkana Boy says that upon completion the...
Construction of tallest tower in Africa launched in Morocco

Construction of tallest tower in Africa launched in Morocco

The contract for the construction of the tallest tower in Africa has been launched in Morocco Othman Benjelloun, head of BMCE Bank of Africa who chaired the signing ceremony held in the capital Casablanca...
Ghana mulls National Building Code to check construction industry

Ghana mulls National Building Code to check construction industry

Ghana plans to come up with a national building code to regulate the construction industry,  Prof. Alex Dodoo Director-General of Ghana Standards Authority(GSA) has said. The code will provide construction professionals, developers and investors with...
Kenyan firm Cytonn mulls Triple Tower in Nairobi

Kenyan firm Cytonn mulls Sh20b Triple Tower in Nairobi

Investment firm Cytonn now plans a Sh20 billion 35 storey mixed-use development project in the upmarket area of the capital Nairobi.Named Cytonn Towers, the project will be constructed in Kilimani area. The tower, which is...
East Africa to benefit from China's Belt and Road Initiative

East Africa to benefit from China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Various East African countries along China's Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) have the potential to provide major opportunities for investment, a new report released Wednesday has shown. The report, Belt and road: Opportunities and Risk:The prospects...
Kenya begins construction of tallest building in Africa

Kenya begins construction of tallest building in Africa

Construction of what would be, upon completion, the tallest building in Africa has kicked off in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Spearheaded by two large Dubai-based investors, Hass Petroleum and White Lotus the project is located...
Egypt is number one investment destination in Africa

Egypt is top investment destination in Africa 2018

Egypt is number one investment destination in Africa beating South Africa that has long held the top spot, a report by Rand Merchant Bank has shown. The report dubbed 'Where to Invest in Africa 2018'...
Turkish firm secures US$1.92b contract for electric railway line in Tanzania

Turkish firm secures US$1.92b contract for electric railway line in Tanzania

Plans to construct a high speed electric railway line in Tanzania are in top gear after the country announced that it has awarded a $1.92 billion contract to a Turkish firm to construct a...
eBPMIS-New digital system in construction launched in Rwanda

Rwanda launches new digital system in construction

Rwanda has kicked off the use of a new digital system in construction that will be used in issuing and managing building permits. The new digital system in construction dubbed electronic Building Permit Management Information...
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