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Slowdown in construction affects cement consumption in Kenya

Slowdown in construction affects cement consumption in Kenya

Cement consumption in Kenya decreased by 8.2 per cent from 6.3 million tonnes in 2016 to 5.8 million tonnes in 2017, an indication of...
Foreign capital for new projects in Africa soars

Foreign capital for new projects in Africa soars

South African projects received most foreign capital for new investments in Africa in 2016 with 105 projects securing such funds a new report by...
Nuclear energy could play vital role in climate solutions-report

Nuclear energy could play vital role in climate solutions-report

The authors of a new MIT study say that unless nuclear energy is meaningfully incorporated into the global mix of low-carbon energy technologies, the...
Bottled water comes under sharp scrutiny over microplastics

Bottled water contain microplastics, says report

Bottled water may not be as safe as it was previously thought, a new study has found. The study undertaken by microplastic researchers from State...
Improved infrastructure in Africa will help in job creation, KPMG

Improved infrastructure in Africa will help in job creation, KPMG

The latest KPMG Report shows that improved  infrastructure in Africa, technological readiness better health systems and primary education will help the continent become more...
South African builders exude confidence in construction industry

South African builders exude confidence in construction industry

After slipping to 35 in 3Q2021, the FNB/BER Building Confidence Index was marginally lower at 34 in 4Q2021. Importantly, the “core” building sector index...
Bamburi Cement records 17% jump in profit before tax

Bamburi Cement records 17% jump in profit before tax

Bamburi Cement Group delivered improved profitability for the full year ended December 2019, posting a 17% jump in profit before tax to KShs 0.73...
Kenya to face unexpected bill of KSh 200bn due to poorly planned and procured infrastructure projects

Kenya to face unexpected bill of KSh 200bn due to poorly planned and procured...

It is nearly universally accepted that good infrastructure has significant benefits for the economy and peoples’ quality of life. Kenya currently has a predicted...
Record growth in renewable hydro witnessed in 2018-report

Record growth in renewable hydro witnessed in 2018-report

More than 21.8 gigawatts (GW) of renewable hydroelectric capacity was put into operation last year, according to the 2019 Hydropower Status Report which is...
Hotel industry in Ghana depicts resilience despite difficulties-PwC

Hotel industry in Ghana depicts resilience despite difficulties-PwC

The Hotel industry in Ghana has remained resilient amid economic challenges, a report by global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has said. Collapse in the...

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