The UK’s Global Britain Fund is supporting a project from FTL Advogados that will contribute to the consolidation of arbitration as a tool for doing business in Angola
United Kingdom government supports arbitration and its benefits for the Angolan business environment
This marks another important milestone in the development of the Bumbuna II hydropower project which, when completed, will provide much-needed all-year round power to Sierra Leone
ENGIE acquires Thermaire Investments and Ampair, two key players in HVAC services
Economic Commission for Africa Chief urges stakeholders to deliver a ‘timely and meaningful’ Continental Free Trade Area
The Executive Secretary noted that by eliminating tariffs the CFTA can boost intra-African trade by 52% and that by reducing non-tariff barriers it can be doubled, benefiting African welfare to the tune of $22 billion
The food buzz in relation to tourism is at its peak, especially as the end year festivities close in. Families and friends will gather to celebrate the various holidays such as Christmas, and as tradition dictates, authentic and customary foods will be the top picks for many. Africa in particular will be experiencing an influx of tourists both domestic and international, seeking to revel in the continent’s beautiful and aesthetic destinations, as well as to sample its highly lauded cuisines. This infographic highlights some of the land’s top food picks for 2017.
SPECIM IQ sets a new standard in usability and information availability
CLIMATECOIN and CARBON TRADE EXCHANGE (CTX) – GEM, closed an agreement to create the first peer to peer decentralized platform for carbon credits trading/exchange in the world.
The Dangote Group of Nigeria, one of the pre-eminent industrial conglomerates in Africa, in pursuit of its pan-African development and emancipation strategy, on November 23, 2017 formally launched its newest economic development industrial project, the Dangote Cement plant in Mfila, in Congo-Brazzaville. With this $300 million dollars, 1.5 million metric tonne per annum plant, the Group now has a presence in ten of the 17 countries in which it plans to construct and expand cement plans. While it had to re-calibrate the pace and timing of its earlier ambitious plans to complete its various planned plants at an earlier date, because of the economic down turn in Nigeria from 2014, the completion of the Congo plant indicates that the Group’s Pan-African cement plant’s expansion and new plants’ construction programme is still very much on course even though the pace of completion is now staggered over a longer time frame.
As South Africa grapples with the ongoing drought and increasing water demand from the burgeoning urban population, the development and maintenance of water infrastructure is expected to move higher up on the agenda. With government budgets already under pressure, the private sector could play a meaningful role in the financing, development and management of water and sanitation infrastructure.