The UNEP Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative attributed 30% of annual carbon emissions to the global building sector
Alison Groves 13 Jul 2017
Tanzania's President John Magufuli plans to speed up the building of a hydroelectric dam in one of Africa's largest game reserves, despite criticism from environmentalists and UNESCO
With the transport sector still savouring the expected benefits of the announced scrapping of VAT on transit cargo, a move that is likely to increase volume of consignments at the Dar es Salaam Port, the harbour has received yet another shot in the arm
Mariam Said 13 Jun 2017
Tanzania has received $51m (over 110bn/-) financial boost from Kuwait for construction of the 85-kilometre Chaya-Nyahua road in Tabora region
Pennyroyal Gibraltar Ltd has announced the development of the Zanzibar Amber Resort, which will see the cluster of tropical islets forming Zanzibar undergo a mega transformation in terms of social upliftment and tourism
eWater recently partnered with Eseye in the provision of clean water in Gambia, with roll-out plans in the pipeline for other African countries
The combined Kenyan and Tanzanian decorative paints and coatings market is expected to achieve a CAGR of 6.7% up by 2020
Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy
African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $71.8 million grant and $3.1 million loan to the Mozambique government for the construction
Professor Anna Tibaijuka, former executive director of UN HABITAT, is the first woman to receive the 'H.R.H Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for Sustainable Development'.
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Infrastructure development is booming across Africa, due in no small part to significant economic growth and foreign direct investment. Mega-infrastructure projects have massive price tags
Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016
Shipping and logistics group Grindrod has been a big spender on infrastructure for some time. Growing its network of port and rail operations allows the group to diversify away from international shipping, a notoriously cyclical business.
The local arm of SABMiller (SAB)‚ South African Breweries' maltings division is looking to supply product to other African countries following its investments to expand capacity‚ according to the unit's general manager Thinus van Schoor.
Nick Hedley 13 Mar 2014