Regional Integration at the Forefront of Mozambique’s Energy Success
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By prioritizing cross-border cooperation, Mozambique can achieve shared regional goals of widespread electrification and long-term energy security…

ENGIE acquires 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power plant in South Africa
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ENGIE has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire from Abengoa a 40% equity stake in Xina Solar One, a 100 MW Concentrated…

Ethiopia Prime Minister launches 2.4bn Birr Jimma-Chida Road Construction Project
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The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed Ali, has launched the commencement of construction work on the 80km Jimma-Chida road connecting…

Phase 3 of Ksh2.3b Ngong Road Upgrade in Kenya to be Completed in May 2021
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The 9.8km road project has been under construction since July 2017, and was initially scheduled for completion in 2019.

Africa’s Construction Sector Set to Grow at a CAGR of 6.4% by 2024
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This Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) estimate is according to Reporterlinker’s 'Africa Construction Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020…

Innovative Kenyan Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks Stronger than Concrete
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Nzambi Matee, the founder of Gjenge Makers, recycles waste plastic into construction products. She is a materials engineer who designed her…

Security and Community: Safeguarding Operations in Mozambique
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With substantial offshore gas discoveries equating to over 100 trillion cubic feet, Mozambique has seen an influx in foreign investment aimed at…

Kenya Treasury Allocates Ksh200b for Road Projects in 2021-22 Budget
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For the 2021-22 financial year, Kenya's National Treasury is proposing an allocation of Ksh200 billion (US$1.8 billion) to the State Department of…

Equatorial Guinea Launches US$475m Alen Gas Backfill Project
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The Alen gas monetization backfill project represents the first phase of the strategic vision to transform Equatorial Guinea into a Gas Mega Hub…

Mammoet expands fleet in Africa and the Middle East with Eight Additional Cranes
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Mammoet, the world’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport service provider, has expanded its fleet with the addition of eight cranes in…

ECA Price Watch points to construction sector as key driver of growth in Africa
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“A vibrant construction sector is an indisputable driver of GDP growth in a country,” said Bartholomew Armah, Director of Macroeconomics and…

Local Content Rises to Top of Mozambique’s Developmental Agenda
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Mozambique is experiencing an influx of investment across energy, agriculture, tourism, construction and mining sectors, positioning the country…

Mitigate project security risks with local involvement
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Project security, whether construction or development, is now an increasingly important development consideration among investors, contractors,…

Bamburi Cement launches Houses of Tomorrow (HoT) in Kenya
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Bamburi Cement has launched a green construction project in Kenya as part of its sustainable construction agenda.

Nigeria's Federal Government Signs US$1.96b Kano-Maradi Rail Contract
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The Federal Government signed an agreement with Portuguese contractor Mota-Engil Group for construction of the US$1.96 billion Kano-Maradi…