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  • Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia
    Radisson Hotel Group has announced its first resort and third hotel in Zambia, with the signing of Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia. Due to open by the end of 2022, this new addition places the group firmly on track to achieving its objective of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
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    #BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, Zutari

    In October 2019, the owners of Aurecon Africa decided to demerge from the global Aurecon business and set course for a purely African business focus...

    By Sindy Peters 14 Apr 2021

    People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren't walkable

    Walking remains the main mode of transport in many sub-Saharan African cities, especially among low-income residents in informal settlements. Yet, it is well acknowledged that walking conditions in African cities are unsafe...

    By Seth Asare Okyere, Daniel Oviedo, Louis Kusi Frimpong, Mariajose Nieto & Michihiro Kita 29 Mar 2021

    Ghana's Bui Dam raises concerns - again - about hydro power projects

    In the early years of African independence, hydroelectricity offered the promise of modernity and development...

    By Roger Gocking 24 Mar 2021

    Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futures

    Africa is the continent most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. That's largely because many of its people and governments are too poor to do what's needed...

    By Mike Muller 19 Mar 2021

    Satellite data provides fresh insights into the amount of water in the Nile basin

    Flowing through 11 African countries, the Nile River plays an important role in the lives of more than 24% of Africa's population...

    By Emad Hasan and Aondover Tarhule 9 Nov 2020

    How the Grand Renaissance Dam might spark basin-wide water cooperation

    Ethiopia's on-going construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River has attracted speculation that it could lead to a 'water war'...

    By Ashok Swain 3 Aug 2020

    President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi receives Great Road Builder Award

    Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has been named this year's winner of the Babacar Ndiaye Great Road Builder Award...

    15 Jul 2020

    Grand Renaissance Ethiopian Dam (GERD) negotiations resume

    Trilateral negotiations between the parties to the Grand Renaissance Ethiopian Dam (GERD) have resumed...

    7 Jul 2020

    Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa

    The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections...

    By Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jun 2020

    How smart water solutions could help solve Africa's water challenges

    Africa is not readily associated with water but, due to its varying geography, it is both a dry continent as well as a wet continent...

    29 May 2020

    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

    In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

    How politics and poverty affect electricity provision in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe's economic challenges are numerous, but one of the most pressing is electricity scarcity. Around 40% of the country's population has access to electricity...

    By Ellen Fungisai Chipango 15 Jan 2020

    Smart cities embrace 4IR

    Smart cities rely on smart grid technology that includes traditional and renewable energy sources in its mix of power supply...

    19 Nov 2019

    African infrastructure investment exceeded $100bn in 2018

    Infrastructure financing in Africa Africa exceeded $100bn for the first time in 2018, but significant financing gaps still remain...

    18 Nov 2019

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