• All work and no play…

    All work and no play…

    An entertainment district is being planned for Egypt’s new administrative capital. Spanning 1 722 ha, the US$20 billion hub will complement the New Cairo capital smart city, which is still under construction,… Read more

    Sowing the seeds

    Sowing the seeds

    In South Africa, the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is launching a crop-planting initiative to improve food security across the region. The ZAR160 million government funded programme will provide subsistence and smallholder… Read more

    Bidding on bling

    Bidding on bling

    In Zimbabwe last week, 316 000 ct of diamonds went on auction. The state-owned Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) held the auction (which attracted interest from as far afield… Read more

    All aboard

    All aboard

    The Port of East London’s Princess Elizabeth dry dock is set to undergo a major revamp. The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) of South Africa has announced a ZAR57.5 million… Read more

    Climate control

    Climate control

    Namibia has secured multimillion-dollar funding for the fight against climate change. Geared towards strengthening the climate resilience of vulnerable communities in rural areas, the US$8.5 million grant obtained from the… Read more