Zambia: Solwezi mall construction begins

Thandiwe Tembo, Assistant Public Relations Manager of Solwezi Municipal Council announced that four hectares of land within the Old Showgrounds have been allocated to the construction of a multi-purpose complex housing a shopping mall and a three-star hotel. In a recent interview, she stated that the shopping mall was a milestone to the development of […]

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KENYA: Safaricom to construct a secondary school in Thika

A US$ 32m secondary school is to be developed by Safaricom, Kenya’s most profitable Telecommunications Company. This school is expected to accommodate up to 1,000 needy students in a 50-acre piece of land in Thika, Kenya. The project dubbed as M-Pesa Academy, has already commenced and is to be completed in 2016. This is an initiative […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: PwC reports growth in construction industry

Based on financial results of the top 10 construction companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), PwC- a professional network service provider released a report that indicates the spontaneous growth of South Africa’s construction industry. Andries Rossouw,PwC’s partner stated that the country has been facing financial constraints in the last three years, but this has not […]

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KENYA: Water collector tunnel to be constructed in Murang’a

In an attempt to supply 140 million litres of water per day to the capital city Nairobi, a US$ 743m water collector tunnel will be constructed in Murang’a County, Kenya. This was confirmed by Athi Water Service Board Chief Executive Officer, Malaquen Milgo. He stated that the initiative would help to increase water supply to the residents of […]

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Safety Grills Option for Doors and Windows

Windows and side doors are prime targets for potential intruders to force entry into any property. It is however vital to add that extra layer of security.  Installing a range of security gates and grilles help to improve the security of most vulnerable points of entry without affecting the aesthetics. The needs for safety grills are manifold.  They allow fresh […]

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RWANDA: Wheat Stems to Be Transformed Into Construction Bricks

   Tony Nsanganira, State Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources in an interview with The New Times on Friday stated that there were many initiatives to increase wheat production such as land consolidation and use of hybrid seeds and fertilizers. Soon, wheat farmers will benefit from both wheat output and its residues which will be […]

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ETHIOPIA: Africa’s Largest Injectable Medicine Plant to be built by Julphar

Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries a.k.a. Julphar announced that it would build the Africa’s largest injectable medicine producing facility in Ethiopia with an investment outlay of USD 50 million. Julphar has found Ethiopia to be the hub of Africa and a center for many other international organizations. The industry started operations in Ethiopia in 2012 after building a pharmaceutical plant in Addis […]

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Architects and designers to gather in Johannesburg for Architecture ZA 2015

The South African Institute for Architects (SAIA) in collaboration with the Gauteng Institute for Architecture (Gifa) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is set to host South Africa’s architecture and design fraternities at one of Africa’s first and largest premier urban culture and design festivals,Architecture ZA 2015 (AZA2015). The programme themed Future City is scheduled to take […]

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RWANDA: Additional 7,192km of roads to be upgraded

Plans have been announced by the Rwandan Government to rehabilitate and pave more roads across the country. This is in line with achieving the nation’s second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS) goals through upgrading and repairing additional 7,192Kms of roads. This initiative aims at reducing the cost of doing business in the country, scale down […]

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