Thursday, October 17, 2019

Building with stone : Sandstone (Part I)

Barry Hunt authoritatively explores the nature of the stones used for building. Barry Hunt continues his series of articles exploring the main categories of natural...

Housing development goes solar to avoid loadshedding

The relentless hammering that South Africans endured during the recent phase of stage 4 loadshedding has local businesses eyeing solar photovoltaic (PV) installations as...

African Development Bank Executive Director Tours completed Power Projects

Zimbabwe: African Development Bank Executive Director Tours completed power projects Executive Director Henrich Gaomab II (centre) and his Adviser Joao Luis Ngimbi (far right) with...

ZimFund Water and Sanitation Project receives community praise

In Zimbabwe, ZimFund and the Harare City Council recently held a workshop to exchange knowledge with beneficiaries about projects in their communities, including Urgent...

Masimba invests US$7 million to boost capacity

MASIMBA Holdings has spent close to US$7 million in capital expenditure over the past five years as part of the group’s initiatives to increase...

Efficient infrastructure: catalyst to national development

With biting fuel shortages being experienced in Zimbabwe these days, transport challenges have also become acute, exposing the ordinary commuter to prohibitive transport costs...

Beira, post-Idai: Private sector to debate business recovery programme

A workshop on the post-Idai Business Recovery Assistance Programme (PAREPI), at 2:30 p.m. next Tuesday, April 16, at the Sena Hotel in Beira, will...

What A Failed Johannesburg Project Tells Us About Mega Cities In Africa

Six years ago a major development was announced in South Africa. Billed as a game changer, it was meant to alter the urban footprint...

Ethiopia launches fundraising drive for infrastructure development

The prime minister of Ethiopia is to host a fundraising dinner as part of a $1bn fundraising initiative aimed at paying for infrastructure in...

Smart agriculture will boost economy

Smart agriculture has the potential to help farmers increase their yields through adoption of modern, technologically enabled farming methods, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. In...

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