African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road
African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road

Deep in Kenya's Great Rift Valley, members of the National Youth Service tirelessly swing machetes to clear dense shrubs obscuring railway tracks more than a century old. It's a distinctly low-tech phase for China's Belt and Road drive in Africa to...

By Duncan Miriri 22 Nov 2021

Namibia to host virtual 2021 Africa Water and Sanitation Week
Namibia to host virtual 2021 Africa Water and Sanitation Week

The Government of Namibia, together with theA frican Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) with the African Union Commission (AUC), will virtually host the 8th Africa Water Week (AWW-8) and 6th AfricaSan Conference from 22-26 November.

19 Nov 2021

We can't afford to just build greener. We must buildĀ less
We can't afford to just build greener. We must buildĀ less

As the built environment takes centre stage at COP26, the scale and urgency of the climate crisis and of the industry's responsibility to address it comes into focus. A recent report from the UN's Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction shows...

By Johannes Novy 11 Nov 2021

#StartupStory: Osmotic Engineering Group on driving infrastructure development in Africa
#StartupStory: Osmotic Engineering Group on driving infrastructure development in Africa

The Osmotic Engineering Group (OEG) is a new player in the African advisory and consulting engineering market with offices currently in South Africa and Nigeria. With a group of highly experienced engineers at the helm, OEG is exploring novel ways to...

Sindy PetersBy Sindy Peters 9 Nov 2021

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