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Construction projects in Africa decline as pandemic takes its toll

Construction projects in Africa decline as Covid-19 takes its toll

On a year-on-year basis, the total number of construction projects in Africa in 2020 declined by 14.8%, while the total value of projects dropped...
Seeping giant Africa solar energy potential is simply enormous

Seeping giant: Africa solar energy potential is simply enormous

Africa has immense potential for solar photovoltaics which has barely been utilized up until now. But a pioneering spirit is spreading across the continent,...
Number of Chinese construction workers in Africa diminishing-report

Number of Chinese construction workers in Africa diminishing-report

The number of Chinese construction workers in Africa has decreased across the continent in recent years, a new report has shown. The report presented by...
Emerging economies undervalue housing’s share of GDP-Report

Emerging economies undervalue housing’s share of GDP-Report

Emerging economies struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic may be significantly underestimating how much their housing sectors contribute to gross domestic product (GDP), a...
South Africa civil construction industry still struggling-survey

South Africa civil construction sector still struggling-survey

South Africa civil construction industry status in Brief The FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index rose to 11 in 3Q2020, from an alltime low of 5...
Kenya reports sluggish construction industry as Covid-19 infections surge

Kenya reports sluggish construction industry as Covid-19 infections surge

Kenya's construction industry has been negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic since the first case was reported in March, a new report has shown. The...
China is a major financier in Uganda hydropower projects-report

China is a major financier of Uganda hydropower projects-report

China is a major financier of Uganda hydropower projects which the east African country says are helping boost its economic status, a new report...
South African construction activities drop to record low-Afrimat

South African construction activities drop to record low-Afrimat

  Activities in the South African construction industry fell to a record low in the first three months of 2020, a new report has shown. The...
Cost of installing renewable energy hits new low-report

Cost of installing renewable energy hits new low-report

As COVID-19 hits the fossil fuel industry, a new report shows that renewable energy is more cost-effective than ever – providing an opportunity to...
Mining firms remain resilient amid Covid-19 but risks still linger-PwC

Mining firms remain resilient amid Covid-19 but risks still linger-PwC

The Top 40 mining firms are so far weathering the COVID-19 storm mostly unscathed, and certainly better than many other sectors, a new report...
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