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Big plans for light and heavy rail

The 1,500 km rail line to Walvis Bay would cost $11bn to develop and would also require the construction of a new $4bn coal terminal …

Infrastructure: Putting it all together

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has agreed to provide an $84m loan and $31.5m grant to build and equip a new container terminal at …

Multinational drive growth in Kenya

Improvements in one form of infrastructure can benefit another but predicting the impact is more of an art than a science. A number of companies …

Namibia takes a lead in social housing

Some momentum is building in the social housing sector. Largescale housing developments in most African countries have traditionally focused on the more expensive end of …

Ghana’s city of hope

Ghana’s new Cape Coast Stadium is currently being built by Jiangxi International of China at a cost of $30m. With a capacity of 15,000 spectators, …

Construction – the boom lives on

South Africa plans to invest $95bn in infrastructure projects between 2012 and 2015 in order to reinvigorate the economy and create more employment, as the …