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Angola's investment in non-oil sectors starts to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' market

By Miguel Damião Gago 1 day ago

Sudan's Bashir aims to ease Egypt concerns over Nile dam

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, 17 August, that the construction of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo

1 day ago

Growing more plants and trees can cut down the heat in Nigerian cities

Nigeria is regarded as a hot country. Average maximum temperature can reach 38? - one of the hottest in sub-Saharan Africa

By Olumuyiwa Adegun and Tobi Eniolu Morakinyo 1 day ago

New Africa infrastructure fund launched

AP Moller Holding, together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension, has launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa. The fund has received commitments of $550m from anchor investors

17 Aug 2017

Renowned hotel architect Dexter Moren to speak at THINC Africa

Highly awarded hotel architect and founder of Dexter Moren Associates, Dexter Moren is returning to THINC Africa by popular demand to share his expertise and experience

15 Aug 2017

Lifestyle-focused work environments not just for millennials

How do you restore work-life balance to encourage happy, healthy and motivated employees

By Robyn Gray 11 Aug 2017

The role of cities in the next automotive revolution

Ever-increasing urbanisation and the subsequent demand for development of cities is the catalyst needed to bridge both the greatest challenges and most creative solutions for a future of the automotive sector

By Trevor Hill 7 Aug 2017

Africa Architecture Awards shortlist announced

A total of 307 projects from across 32 African countries qualified to enter the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards

31 Jul 2017

Africa's cities face unique risks. What can be done to manage them?

Cities in sub-Saharan Africa are growing fast. Nigeria alone is projected to add 212 million urban dwellers by 2050

By Sarah Colenbrander 31 Jul 2017

Eight dead in Lagos building collapse

Eight people were killed when a four-storey building collapsed after heavy rains in Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos, the emergency services and witnesses said on Wednesday, 26 July

28 Jul 2017

Rwanda concludes agreement for new Bugesera Airport

With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region

27 Jul 2017

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Issued by Topco Media 25 Jul 2017

Swift progress being made with Kenya's Tatu City

Kenyan mixed-use real estate project Tatu City is rapidly taking shape

21 Jul 2017

Expanded engagement for Caterpillar: Boosting sales and alleviating poverty

A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large US corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1b in Africa over the next five years

14 Jul 2017

Africa shows rising interest in green building design

The UNEP Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative attributed 30% of annual carbon emissions to the global building sector

By Alison Groves 13 Jul 2017

Matla a Metsi Joint Venture to supervise design and construction of Polihali Dam in Lesotho Highlands Water Project

The Matla a Metsi Joint Venture was recently announced the successful bidder on the design and construction supervision of the Polihali Dam - one of the two main water transfer components of phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project

13 Jul 2017

Huge new shopping mall opens in Mozambique's Pemba

Atterbury has completed the first-phase development of its $20m Pemba Shopping venture in Mozambique

By Alistair Anderson 11 Jul 2017

Africa Architecture Awards extends entry deadline

With new entries being submitted daily, organisers of the Africa Architecture Awards have decided to extend the deadline to 14 July 2017

5 Jul 2017

Tanzania to speed up hydropower project on UNESCO site

Tanzania's President John Magufuli plans to speed up the building of a hydroelectric dam in one of Africa's largest game reserves, despite criticism from environmentalists and UNESCO

29 Jun 2017

Study reveals China commands almost 50% of Africa's international EPC market

According to a new report by McKinsey Africa, China's involvement in Africa is bigger and more multifaceted than previous studies suggest

28 Jun 2017

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International

Nippon Steel swings to profit for April-June quarter

Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal said Friday, 28 July, it returned to profit in the April-June quarter thanks to brisk demand from the auto sector, but warned overproduction by China could hit its full-year earnings.

31 Jul 2017

One dead as under-construction Singapore highway collapses

SINGAPORE: One man was killed and 10 others injured in Singapore on Friday, 14 July, when a partially-built elevated highway they were working on collapsed, authorities said, a rare construction accident in the city-state.

17 Jul 2017

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July.

10 Jul 2017

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