ETHIOPIA: Seven new factories to be built in Debre Berhan

Seven companies from different sectors of the nation’s economy are to construct manufacturing factories in Debre Berhan Industrial Area. The Mayor of Debre Birhan stated that the factories will help create jobs and welcome other manufacturing units into the region. The cornerstones for the different factories were laid down on the 24th day of April at […]

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Women help to construct homes in Namibia’s Mass Housing Project

Women in Construction is a program initiated by Namibian Homes. It provides training in plastering and bricklaying to 46 women. The mass housing construction scheme offers women the opportunity to learn how to construct houses from ground to roofing level. Some have even advanced to the stage of installing plumbing and electrical wiring. About five […]

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The effect of Chinese Urbanism on African Cities

Over the years, Chinese companies have successfully funded and built many new developments in African cities ranging from the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, Nigeria. According to Shanghai-based architect Daan Roggeveen and Amsterdam-based journalist Michiel Hulshof of Go West Project in a recent report, […]

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