Monthly Archives: August 2017
Asian OEMs are making rapid inroads into the African market as infrastructure developments present new growth opportunities
By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows
by Selwyn Blieden, Head: Africa Coverage, Commercial Property Finance at Barclays Africa Group
Hotels.ng, Nigeria’s Biggest Hotel Booking Company partners with the Akwa Ibom State Government on a Remote Internship Program
Hotels.ng to flag-off a special internship programme for Akwa Ibom Residents on the 1st of September, 2017
- Kenya’s Vision 2030 national blueprint remains underway following the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at 2017 General Election.
- The National Construction Authority will encourage improved building standards and construction training at the Annual Construction Research Conference and Exhibition.
- The Big 5 Construct East Africa 2017 (1-3 November) will play host to 220 local and international exhibiting brands during the three days of National Construction Week.
The construction industry in Kenya will continue to flourish following on from the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the 2017 General Election. With the Kenya Vision 2030 as a blueprint, all current projects are set to remain underway and the target still in sight.
Emerging Market Power (EMP) recently shared a positive news on the progress of the development of two wind projects across Tanzania, with construction expected to commence in 2019.
A research report released 3 August tells the story of small farmers in Mozambique who are adversely impacted by large-scale, foreign agricultural investments – and the alternative, ecumenical vision of life-giving agriculture.
By Stephan Viollier – Intellectual property lawyer at Legalese
Whilst South Africa is heavily dependent on petroleum products to keep the economy running, major refineries need to periodically suspend or circumvent crude oil production to conduct routine maintenance, renovations and repairs. Kwikspace Modular Buildings (Kwikspace) – a leading manufacturer of prefabricated buildings – recently played a major role in the facilitation of a smooth turnaround process when SAPREF – Southern Africa’s largest crude oil refinery – implemented a three-month statutory shutdown in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.