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Infrastructure investments set to rise in 2014

Part one looked at the investment bonanza predicted for 2014. Here Sherelle Jacobs continues the report and looks into Africa’s major infrastructure investments, which are set …

Investment bonanza predicted for 2014

It looks like 2014 will be one of the busiest years for Africa on the investment front. Scores of mega projects, ranging from mining and …

Construction – Pausing for breath?

Stroll down the Westlands suburb of Nairobi and you would be hard pressed to decide whether it is a commercial or residential district since ostentatious …

Mega hydro projects

National generating capacity stood at just 745 MW in 2009 but should exceed 10 times that figure sometime between 2017 and 2019, while the government …

Constructing the new Ethiopia

The government’s strategy of state-led economic development has resulted in a construction boom, in and around Addis Ababa and to a lesser extent in other …

Economic fruits begin to ripen

Zambia recent economic performances have been impressive especially as the non-mining sectors, such as construction and manufacturing have continued to expand. The growth momentum, writes …

New building drives cement boom

‘We want to be a continental brand and we are aggressively investing in many African countries; to date we have a presence in 14. In …

Kenya : Industrialisation is the future

Kenya goes to the polls this month to elect a new administration and a new President. If the elections are peaceful, the country will seriously …

Building Africa From The Ground Up

International construction companies may be suffering from the economic downturn in Europe and North America but investment has never been greater in Africa. In common with …