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Teraco begins construction of Africa’s largest data centre

Teraco begins construction of Africa's largest data centre
Teraco Data Environments (Pty) Ltd. has announced that it has started construction of what would be Africa's largest data centre in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg in South Africa. The data centre will also equiped with with 38 megawatts (MW) of critical power load. Construction of the...

Phase 3 of Ngong Road dualling nears completion

Phase 3 of Ngong Road dualling nears completion
The Phase 3 of Ngong Road dualling construction project whose first phase kicked off in 2016 is 80 per cent complete, Kenya Urban Roads Authority has announced. The 9.8-kilometre stretch from Dagoretti Corner to Karen Shopping Centre in Nairobi is being constructed at a cost...

Egypt’s Iconic Tower construction now at 250 meters (with photos)

Egypt's Iconic Tower construction now at 250 meters
In the new administrative capital of Egypt, something iconic is happening. A building expected to become the tallest in Africa is fast rising to the sky. Construction of The Iconic Tower as it is being called is now at the 49th floor (250 meters). Thirty...

South Africa’s Thabametsi coal-fired power plant construction in limbo

Thabametsi
Construction of 630-MW Thabametsi coal-fired power plant in South Africa is now uncertain after Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) said that it will not invest in new overseas coal power ventures. The turnaround comes ten days after South Korea’s majority state-owned utility approved the acquisition...

Construction begins on new d-school building in South Africa

d-school
Since its inception in 2015, the Hasso Plattner School of Design Thinking-d-school-has been temporarily located at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) V&A Waterfront campus. But now a new building for Africa’s first school dedicated to design thinking is...

Why Sun City is the best gambling resort in Africa

Why Sun City is the best gambling resort in Africa
How Sun City Casino Resorts Become the Largest Gambling Resort in Africa South Africa is one of the most beautiful places on earth to visit. With amazing beaches, beautiful waters, and spectacular sites to see, it has quickly turned into one of the best vacation...

List of ongoing road construction projects in Kenya

List of ongoing road construction projects in Kenya
Kenya continues to construct roads across the country to bolster connectivity. Kenya National Highway Authority is responsible for tendering of these projects. Here now is the list of ongoing road construction projects in Kenya:  1 CONTRACT NO. PROJECT NAME STATUS 2 CONTRACT NO. KeNHA / RD / EPC / 2074/2017 Construction...

SABIS school raises the bar for institutions with green star rating

SABIS school raises bar high with green star rating
The new SABIS® International School – Runda in Nairobi achieved a 4-Star Green Star Africa-Kenya PEB v1 Design Rating in April 2020. The school is being presented as a case study at the World Green Building Week (21-25 September), and a tree-planting ceremony is...

4 largest hotels under construction in Africa

4 largest hotels under construction in Africa
Although hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa continues to develop large hotels across the continent. In fact, 279 new hotels and 62,137 rooms are on their way soon on the continent, according to TOP HOTEL PROJECTS. We explore 4 largest hotels under construction in...

6 upcoming smart cities in Africa

6 upcoming smart cities in Africa
Across Africa today, new smart cities are being planned. The cities are supposed to be sustainable, green and ICT oriented. Here now are the top 6 upcoming smart cities in Africa: Konza Technopolis  Konza Technology City or Konza Technopolis is one of the upcoming smart cities...
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