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Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality, delivered in the heart of downtown Johannesburg...

By Gil Sperling 3 days ago

Aim for cities of all sizes to give everyone a fair go

We live in an urban world. By 2030, 66% of the world's population will live in cities...

By Somwrita Sarkar 3 days ago

New CTC Group complex takes shape on outskirts of corporate Khartoum district

All over the world corporate buildings are used to create a visual architectural statement as they represent the face of their business...

By Zainab Gaafar 3 days ago

First waste management report for Africa released

The United Nations Environment and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have released a report outlining the state of waste management in Africa...

12 Jun 2018

Leveraging the power of urbanisation to seize opportunities

Rapid population growth and urbanisation of African cities will see nearly 350 million new city-dwellers by 2030, and a billion more by 2063[1]...

11 Jun 2018

MIGA backs Nigerian float glass plant

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued guarantees amounting to $71.9m in support of Nigeria's first float glass plant...

6 Jun 2018

Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa's energy needs

Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa's power sector has reached a record-high...

By Philipp Trotter and Sabah Abdullah 31 May 2018

Skills shortage driving hike in construction costs - survey

The cost of global construction is set to rise by 4.3% during 2018 compared to 4.1% in 2017...

30 May 2018

SA urban design firm recognised internationally

New Urban Architects and Urban Designers was recently recognised at the Congress of New Urbanism (CNU) in Washington DC...

28 May 2018

Why the future of urbanisation is the colossal meta city

Urbanisation will be the defining trend of the next 25 years...

24 May 2018

Uber launches data sharing portal in Kenya

Taxi-hailing service, Uber has introduced Uber Movement in Kenya, a digital data-sharing website...

22 May 2018

Biomimicry and the future of utilities

Claire Janisch, founder of Biomimicry South Africa, took to the podium at this year's African Utility Week to share how biomimicry could influence the future of utilities...

By Sindy Peters 21 May 2018

Creating business communities for African unity

The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2018

Kenyan president receives 2018 African Road Builders award

Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, has been recognised with the 2018 African Road Builders (ARB) award...

21 May 2018

Cape Town becoming top art lovers destination

Cape Town boasts many iconic experiences, but it is fast becoming the world's newest art hot spot. Now there are new experiences for art aficionados as Cape Town finds its feet among the art capitals of the world, with artwork transcending the traditional craftwork mostly associated with Africa...

9 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa

People across Africa face considerable challenges - many of them existential. But, without the right devices, connectivity, and skills, those who badly need their problems solved often can't access available solutions...

By Greg Morris 8 May 2018

African Utility Week Industry Awards finalists announced

The awards recognises pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industry...

8 May 2018

Another step towards Africa's digitisation

Digital transformation of service economy can drive growth across Middle East and Africa, says World Bank...

30 Apr 2018

2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announced

Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the shortlisted candidates for its 2018 African Infrastructure Projects Developer Awards...

24 Apr 2018

Two SA women awarded Goldman prize for halting SA-Russia nuclear deal

Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid are the recipients of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize...

23 Apr 2018

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