Africa's vast land mass and rich natural and mineral resources make it strategically important and an increasingly significant global player
Swapan Kumar Patra 8 Dec 2017
Governments remain the single largest developers of infrastructure projects - a common thread emanating from the 2017 edition of the Deloitte Africa Construction Trends Report
Infrastructure investments are transforming and accelerating economic and social opportunities for millions of people across Africa, driven by the dramatic rise in African consumer power
CIOs should leverage machine learning to turn the tsunami of data obtained in Internet of Things (IoT) deployments into actionable insights. This is according to a new report from Forrester.
Turner & Townsend has been appointed as quantity surveyors providing cost management services for a major mixed-use project - RiverRun Estates Ruiru in Kenya
More than ever before, technology drives our world. It powers businesses, cities and governments, and shapes individual lives in a hugely impactful way
Colin Thornton 7 Nov 2017
President Alassane Ouattara on Thursday, 2 November, inaugurated a huge Chinese-funded dam in southern Ivory Coast designed to boost the country's power capacity by nearly 14%
When first approached about the possibility of constructing a viewing elevator down the Graskop Gorge cliff face in Mpumalanga, the engineers' first thought was 'pie in the sky'
The establishment of the African Cities Development Fund (FODEVA) recently took place during a two-day workshop hosted by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa
Media urged to drive the narratives on the New Urban Agenda in Nigeria
Africa's rapid urbanisation can be a driver of industrialisation and there is an urgent need to connect policies and strategies for urban and industrial development
Africa must double its spending on infrastructure over the coming years, the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) said on Thursday, 19 October
The prospect of engineering the world's climate system to tackle global warming is becoming more and more likely
Rob Bellamy 20 Oct 2017
Using data to understand travellers' spending behaviours, their habits as well as their preferences, has the power to increase the number of customers and the spend
Elias Aad 19 Oct 2017
Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme
The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris Climate Accords and denigrates NAFTA and NATO. This provides an opportunity for China to play a greater role in global affairs
Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley 19 Oct 2017
One in three bites of food that we eat relies on bee pollination
Eight out of 18 tourism projects excluded from a moratorium on large hotels in Seychelles could be reallocated if the project backers don't begin construction within a year
Jordan has announced plans to build a new city east of the capital Amman in order to ease rising population density and traffic congestion.
From a holographic lion to talking robots and flying taxis, Saudi Arabia has dazzled investors with plans for hi-tech "giga projects" - but sceptics question their viability in an era of cheap oil.