There is this knotty problem in European-African relations, and one side is really losing the plot.
- Masimba Tafirenyika
Africa's aviation industry is beginning to pick up thanks to the continent's impressive economic growth, but with seaports infrastructure largely abandoned in many countries in Africa over the years, there is urgent need for huge investments.
Ivory Coast said it had signed an initial agreement with a consortium including France's Bouygues and South Korea's Hyundai and Dongsan Engineering to build a 1 billion euro ($1.4 billion) urban rail line in Abidjan.
- Beyene Geda
Ethiopia has slammed a statement by a United States based group, International Rivers Network (IRN) that is campaigning against the construction of the country's biggest dam project in history saying it is fighting a proxy war for Egypt.
Construction companies in sub-Saharan Africa are moving beyond mainstay mining work as rising wealth and urbanisation spark demand for shopping centres and better roads, the chief executive of South African builder Group Five said.