There has been much talk about Africa's urban dividends — the increased prosperity and sustained socioeconomic development resulting from the expansion and industrialisation of African cities
Franck Kuwonu 3 days ago
With increased interest from the business community and locals alike, Windhoek's central business district (CBD) is on a path to revival
“Rapid urbanisation and economic development make sub-Saharan Africa a promising market for property, especially as countries like Kenya are starting to adopt international frameworks"
The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday, 13 June, it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid
Construction tenders worth between R1m and R1bn will be advertised shortly for the second phase of the R25bn Lesotho Highlands Water Project, the executive manager of the project, Mark Matchett, says
Charlotte Mathews 14 Jun 2017
Urban planner Lookman Oshodi seems to think it is possible
With the transport sector still savouring the expected benefits of the announced scrapping of VAT on transit cargo, a move that is likely to increase volume of consignments at the Dar es Salaam Port, the harbour has received yet another shot in the arm
Mariam Said 13 Jun 2017
The inaugural Africa-ASEAN Business Expo (AABE) 2017 launches 6-8 November at the Sandton Convention Centre to establish a new trading launch pad
The alarm on your smartphone went off 10 minutes earlier than usual this morning. Parts of the city are closed off, so congestion is expected to be worse than usual. You'll need to catch an earlier bus
Marcin Budka 12 Jun 2017
Tanzania has received $51m (over 110bn/-) financial boost from Kuwait for construction of the 85-kilometre Chaya-Nyahua road in Tabora region
The third annual Urban and Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a platform to unlock the growth potential of the African smart cities ecosystem
The must-attend Africa online construction summit, held from 3-5 July, brings together Africa's top experts to provide case studies, conferences, courses and most importantly quality networking
Technology and the impact it will inevitably have on the sector is at the forefront of all the conversations in the African utilities space
Expansion into African markets is not a decision that should be taken lightly
I recently had a very inspiring conversation with Marcela Guerrero Casas, co-founder and MD of Open Streets Cape Town about the power of streets and its ability to bridge social and spatial divides
Ilse van den Berg 26 May 2017
Congo broke ground on a new Chinese-funded parliament building in the capital Brazzaville on Monday, 22 May, estimated at over $58m
A consortium led by global steel giant ArcelorMittal is tipped to take over Italy's troubled Ilva steelworks, one of the most polluting industrial sites in Europe, a source told AFP Friday, 26 May.
Foreign steel producers on Wednesday, 24 May, called for prudence from the Trump administration as it considers possible actions to shield domestic companies from unfair imports on national security grounds.
If the physical appearance of individuals really matters in business, then it's reasonable to say that how good-looking your office is tells a lot about the business you get. One shouldn't be surprised when a shabby office attracts only low-budget, pain-in-the-behind clients.
Naija Writers’ Coach 22 May 2017