NEPAD gathered international investors and CEO-level business leaders at the NASDAQ Stock Market on Monday, 18 September, for the launch of its 5% Agenda initiative
Access to clean water in the future is by no means certain
Andrew Slaughter 31 Aug 2017
Imagine your rubbish bin telling the municipal authorities when it is full and needs to be collected, and municipal waste collection operations being able to optimise their fleet fuel consumption according to this data thanks to predefined schedules
Nick Mannie 28 Aug 2017
Facing rapid growth and evolution in Africa's megacities, radical and effective urban management is needed
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, 17 August, that the construction of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo
Matla a Metsi Joint Venture to supervise design and construction of Polihali Dam in Lesotho Highlands Water Project
The Matla a Metsi Joint Venture was recently announced the successful bidder on the design and construction supervision of the Polihali Dam - one of the two main water transfer components of phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project
Technology and the impact it will inevitably have on the sector is at the forefront of all the conversations in the African utilities space
The ever-vibrant and inspirational brand and reputation expert Thebe Ikalafeng delivered one of the keynote talks at the recently concluded 2017 African Utility Week
Sindy Peters 19 May 2017
Uganda's Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris kicked off proceedings in the Water track on the first day of this year's African Utility Week
Sindy Peters 17 May 2017
Property developers in Dubai showcased new multibillion-dollar mega-projects on Monday, 11 September, despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn.
Before Hurricane Harvey made landfall on 25 August, there was little doubt that its impact would be devastating and wide-ranging.
Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester 8 Sep 2017
The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017, the first of its kind in the Arab world. Located in Abu Dhabi, the opening celebrations will include a range of public programmes including symposiums, performances, concerts, dance, and visual arts by renowned contemporary and classical artists.
It has been described by Chinese president Xi Jinping as the “project of the century”. And the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is certainly ambitious. A massive infrastructural development program that will potentially span 60 countries, and cost an estimated $5tn, it will mean building new rail networks, roadways, and pipelines across Asia, Europe, and Africa.
Ricardo Reboredo 7 Sep 2017