Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent
Regional power events in Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, in order to reflect the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Infrastructure development is booming across Africa, due in no small part to significant economic growth and foreign direct investment. Mega-infrastructure projects have massive price tags
Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016
Nigeria's Dangote Cement on Tuesday, 5 August, opened a $400m plant in Zambia, signalling the company's increasingly international ambitions as it plans new investments across Africa
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recorded growth of 9.5% in 2014, above the African average of 6%. In March 2015 Congolese Prime Minister, Augustine Matata Ponyo, adopted a bullish tone when he predicted double digit growth for 2015
Darryll Kilian and Natasha Anamuthoo 1 Jul 2015
A key takeout at the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Africa 2015 Summit in Johannesburg last week is that Africa is taking its place on the world stage in terms of real estate, infrastructure and construction
Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy
Angola will host the Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum (AUIIF) early next year
Transnet has pleaded with Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries to invest more on railway infrastructure to improve intra-regional trade.
Mpho Sibanyoni 29 May 2014
The local arm of SABMiller (SAB)‚ South African Breweries' maltings division is looking to supply product to other African countries following its investments to expand capacity‚ according to the unit's general manager Thinus van Schoor.
Nick Hedley 13 Mar 2014
Construction company Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) reported a 20.2% decline in diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS) from 729.0c a year ago to 581.5c for the six months to December .
PPC said on Monday (10 February) advanced plans are in place to enter the Algerian cement market‚ through a partnership with Algerian private sector investors‚ in Hodna Cement.
Grindrod‚ a JSE-listed freight and logistics service provider‚ through its wholly owned subsidiary Grindrod Mauritius‚ will work with Zambia's Northwest Rail Company to build‚ operate and maintain a new 590km Cape gauge railway from Chingola in the Zambian copperbelt to the Angolan border.
Mark Allix 5 Feb 2014