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Panic over water in South Africa’s economic hub is misplaced

Mike Muller, University of the Witwatersrand It has been a hot, dry October in much of the interior of South Africa. And the rains have...

Lessons about housing from Ghana’s Volta River project 50 years on

Iain Jackson, University of Liverpool The Volta River project in Ghana was a symbolic embodiment of progress, modernisation, and development. It offered the opportunity for...

For Africa, Going Green Is Not a Luxury

By Carlos Lopes Earlier this year, Tropical Cyclone Idai tore throughsouthern Africa, killing hundreds, injuring thousands, and displacing even more. In Mozambique, as much as half...

A mega-solar initiative will help southern Africa shine

By Andrew Herscowitz,  Coordinator, Power Africa Mega-solar projects – large-scale installations capable of producing upwards of hundreds of megawatts (MW) of power – are generating much-needed...

South Africa’s construction industry could become safer. Here’s how

Patrick Nwabueze Okonkwo, Stellenbosch University Construction is tough, sometimes dangerous work. Globally, the construction industry accounts for about 7% of employment. But it’s responsible for...

South African construction companies should digitise ahead of anticipated uplift in...

  South African construction companies have endured a difficult few years. Not only have they struggled as a result of a slowdown in government infrastructure...

Beyond Construction: The Challenges of Deploying Mini-Grids in Kenya

The Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) Charrettes that are taking place this week seek to address key questions for investors, governments and development partners, who...

Belt and Road is China’s way of redesigning global trade

Probably no global initiative has attracted as much attention in recent times as China’s Belt and Road Initiative.  Its significance in terms of size and...

SA lacks high-speed transport,Monorails could put us on track for the...

SA’s lack of high-speed transportation for people and products negatively affects the environment and our roads. It’s time for change, writes Aubrey Lekwane Most of...

Affordable housing: Rethinking mortgage industry

By Johnstone Oltetia There are two essential parts to achieving affordable housing in Kenya: building decent, low-cost homes, and developing a housing finance market that...
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