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Zimbabwe’s Capital Harare Mulls Concrete Roads

Zimbabwe’s Capital Harare Mulls Concrete Roads

HARARE is migrating to concrete roads arguing that the traditional asphalt ones are prone to cracks and potholes. The city’s road network is in bad shape with potholes making life difficult for motorists.Efforts by council to repair the roads have failed as the potholes emerge soon after maintenance work. Acting Town Clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube […]

Industrialisation key to Africa’s economic transformation

Industrialisation key to Africa’s economic transformation

Industrialisation is key to making Africa a force to be reckoned with, but without power and infrastructure this will remain a mere dream. On this Building Africa debate CNBC Africa is joined by panellists consisting of Phuthuma Nhleko, Executive Chairman, MTN; Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, Vice President of […]

Amidst the wait for US foreign policy decisions, Africa energy sector leaders set to return to Washington DC for EnergyNet’s 3rd Powering Africa Summit in March

Amidst the wait for US foreign policy decisions, Africa energy sector leaders set to return to Washington DC for EnergyNet’s 3rd Powering Africa Summit in March

The annual Powering Africa: Summit returns to Washington DC this March providing a platform for Africa’s energy sector stakeholders and developers to engage multilaterals, global investors and technology providers. The meeting will present backbone energy and infrastructure projects to the most proactive partners. The Summit in 2016 welcomed 620 attendees from 18 countries and whilst […]

Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso Appreciates China’s Support for Development

Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso Appreciates China’s Support for Development

Republic of Congo’ President Denis Sassou Nguesso said Tuesday that his country appreciates China’s support for his country’s development. In a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Sassou Nguesso said that he wishes success for all the Chinese invested projects in Congo. Sassou Nguesso noted that his country firmly supports China’s legitimate positions with […]

SGI Dubai to bring about revolutionary changes to Africa’s signage sector

SGI Dubai to bring about revolutionary changes to Africa’s signage sector

International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, organisers of the SGI Dubai show are confident of catering to the needs of the print and signage industry in the African region. The latest technology being showcased by global and regional brands will add to the industry’s growth in Africa. The SGI Dubai 2017 show would […]

Namibia comes out top of all African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

Namibia comes out top of all African countries featured in Global Entrepreneurship Index

Of the African nations, Namibia ranks 42nd overall, Rwanda ranks 43rd, Botswana ranks 44th and South Africa ranks 46th – all of which perform well on the ‘Policy’ pillar but have some way to go to improve on their infrastructure and education in particular. The Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index of 85 countries ranks […]

Sheraton Lagos Unveils 107 Freshly Renovated Club Rooms and Suites and an All New Sheraton Club Lounge

Sheraton Lagos Unveils 107 Freshly Renovated Club Rooms and Suites and an All New Sheraton Club Lounge

The iconic Sheraton Lagos Hotel unveiled 107 newly renovated club rooms and suites, all refreshed and elegantly furnished with modern interiors and enhanced amenities. Intuitive design blends seamlessly with local cultural elements and permeates through the re- energized interiors to provide a sense of place. The hotel also revealed an all new invigorated Sheraton® Club […]

Industrializing Africa – The Green Way

Industrializing Africa – The Green Way

When industrialization is mentioned I get a bit uncomfortable. Don’t get me wrong I’m not “anti-progress”. It’s just that that word conjures up images of big polluting factories, low-wage labour and soul-deadning boredom. But as Meghan Trainor says: “You need to let it go, you need to let it go”. On the sides of COP22, […]

The Tanzania Investment Forum 2016 will focus on Economic Growth and Investment Opportunities in Tanzania

The Tanzania Investment Forum 2016 will focus on Economic Growth and Investment Opportunities in Tanzania

The Tanzania Investment Forum 2016 (http://CountryFactor.com/tanzania/) will be held at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC) in Dar es Salaam on November 16th, 2016. The Forum is part of a series of worldwide events led by CountryFactor, a global investment consulting company. The event will gather a group of diverse experts and influential speakers […]

Zimbabwe moves to resuscitate Ziscosteel

Zimbabwe moves to resuscitate Ziscosteel

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has claimed that government may be forced to dig deeper into its depleting purse to revive Ziscosteel due to lack of foreign investors. “Industry minister Mike Bimha and I have been talking about Ziscosteel . . . unless Ziscosteel becomes operational, the country’s economic recovery will not take place,” he told […]

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