The combined Kenyan and Tanzanian decorative paints and coatings market is expected to achieve a CAGR of 6.7% up by 2020...
21 Apr 2017
We often take for granted our access to vast quantities of inexpensive goods manufactured overseas. And we often overlook the unassuming innovation that has made this global industrial revolution possible: the shipping container...
Morgan Saletta 29 Aug 2016
Nigeria's Dangote Cement on Tuesday, 5 August, opened a $400m plant in Zambia, signalling the company's increasingly international ambitions as it plans new investments across Africa...
6 Aug 2015
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recorded growth of 9.5% in 2014, above the African average of 6%. In March 2015 Congolese Prime Minister, Augustine Matata Ponyo, adopted a bullish tone when he predicted double digit growth for 2015...
Darryll Kilian and Natasha Anamuthoo 1 Jul 2015
PPC (PPC) on Wednesday, 5 November, announced that it had successfully acquired the Industrial Development Corporation's 20% stake in Ethiopian-based Habesha Cement Share Company (HCSCo) for a purchase consideration of $13m.
10 Nov 2014
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.
12 Sep 2017
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.
7 Sep 2017
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