AWARD WINNING SWAHILI GEM APARTMENTS

AWARD WINNING SWAHILI GEM APARTMENTS

The Incredibly beautiful, and award winning Swahili Gem Apartments in Mombasa, Kenya.

The building of Swahili Gem aimed at translating contemporary Swahili into a High-rise structure. The structure is a residential occupancy along the Tudor creek – Mombasa. Tudor creek is also famous for other numerous developments along the coast …

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NIGERIANS REACT TO INEC DECISION ON NATIONAL ELECTION

NIGERIANS REACT TO INEC DECISION ON NATIONAL ELECTION

Nigerians across the country are reacting to INEC decision made few hours to the national election.

Early this morning, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) briefed the nation.

“Ladies and gentlemen, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) met on Friday 15, February 2019, and reviewed …

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ASHAKA CEMENT COMPANY TO LAUNCH 16 MEGA WATT PLANT

ASHAKA CEMENT COMPANY TO LAUNCH 16 MEGA WATT PLANT

Ashaka Cement Company, a subsidiary of Lafarge Africa Plc will soon launch a 16-megawatt power plant in Nigeria. The power plant will help add more megawatts to the national grid.

According to the Managing Director of Ashaka Cement, Rabiu Abdullah Umar, the plant which costs about 11 million naira; will …

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THE BLUE WATER LAGOS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

THE BLUE WATER LAGOS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

A top out ceremony took place recently for the on-going construction of the Blue Water Lagos  – a Residential Development by Africa Capital Alliance and El-Alan Construction. 

In building construction, top out ceremony takes place when the last beam (or its equivalent) is placed atop a structure. The Blue Water

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IMPROVING CONDITIONS FOR SOLAR ENERGY INVESTMENTS IN ETHIOPIA

IMPROVING CONDITIONS FOR SOLAR ENERGY INVESTMENTS IN ETHIOPIA

By Kieran Whyte, Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining & Infrastructure Practice, Mike Webb, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, and Yibeltal Shiferaw, on secondment from Tadesse Kiros Law Offices (TKLO) in Ethiopia

Ethiopia are preparing for the future through its Solar Energy Investments. Solar Energy is one of the …

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32ND AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT KICKS OFF IN ETHIOPIA

32ND AFRICAN UNION SUMMIT KICKS OFF IN ETHIOPIA

The 32ND African Union Summit for Heads of State and Government of all the 55 African countries is currently on-going in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

The theme for the 32nd African Union summit is; “The Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced displacement in Africa”. …

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OIL & GAS OPPORTUNITY AT CHILEWA INVESTMENTS LIMITED

OIL & GAS OPPORTUNITY AT CHILEWA INVESTMENTS LIMITED

There is an oil & gas opportunity for a vibrant personnel to work in an Exploration and Production company in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 

Chilewa Investments Limited acts as intermediaries to recruit, build capacities, train and manage competent contract staffs for Oil & Gas companies.

In this opportunity, the Exploration &

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ANALYSIS OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

ANALYSIS OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

In President Trump’s State of the Union Address message, we analysed the international agenda of the U.S. in relation to the rest of the world – Africa.

The second State of the Union Address was delivered today (6 February 2019, 3:00 am WAT) by President Donald Trump. This annual message

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AFRICA’S BIGGEST FUND MANAGER IN TROUBLE WATERS

AFRICA’S BIGGEST FUND MANAGER IN TROUBLE WATERS

Board members of Africa’s Biggest Fund manager has resigned following allegations of dubious investments.

Public Investment Corporation, is a South African based fund manager with more than US $150 billion. The state-owned entity  has come under scrutiny following allegations of wrong doing. These allegations have forced board members of the

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AfCFTA – WORLD’S BIGGEST SINGLE MARKET IN AFRICA

AfCFTA – WORLD’S BIGGEST SINGLE MARKET IN AFRICA

Ethiopia becomes 18th country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This comes ahead of the 32 Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union. Which will hold on the 10 – 11 of February 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  

African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is …

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ATTACK ON UN CAMP IN MALI LEAVES 10 DEAD AND OTHERS INJURED

ATTACK ON UN CAMP IN MALI LEAVES 10 DEAD AND OTHERS INJURED

Ten UN peacekeepers dies during an attack in Mali

A recent attack on UN’s Camp for multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSMA) in Mali, have lead to the killing of 10 UN peacekeepers from Chad while another 25 were injured. This report is according to the statement from UN secretary-general Antonio …

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[PHOTOS] INAUGURATION CEREMONY FOR PRESIDENT OF MADAGASCAR

[PHOTOS] INAUGURATION CEREMONY FOR PRESIDENT OF MADAGASCAR

Yesterday, 35 delegates including representatives from Mauritius, Côte d’ivoire and France attended the inauguration ceremony for the President of Madagascar

President Andry Raojolina, who is among Africa’s young leaders assumes office today 19 January 2019. In fact, at age 44, He is currently the 6th President of Madagascar. In a

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GOVERNOR OF MOMBASA ATTENDS PEACE BUILDING TRAINING

GOVERNOR OF MOMBASA ATTENDS PEACE BUILDING TRAINING

Governor of Mombasa, H.E Hassan Ali Joho engages with diplomats at a Conflict Resolution and Peace Building training in Mombasa.

A delegation of regional diplomats led by Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organised a training in Mombasa. The diplomats discussed the diplomatic ties of Kenya and

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DELEGATES IN KENYA FOLLOWING RIVERSIDE DRIVE ATTACK

DELEGATES IN KENYA FOLLOWING RIVERSIDE DRIVE ATTACK

Nigeria sends delegates to Kenya following the 14 Riverside Drive attack in Nairobi.

Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, Nigeria’s Special Envoy and founder Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development. He was in Kenya yesterday delivering a message of condolence and goodwill to the President and people of Kenya. Following

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PHOTOS FROM THE HIGH-LEVEL MEETING HELD IN ADDIS ABABA

PHOTOS FROM THE HIGH-LEVEL MEETING HELD IN ADDIS ABABA

African Leaders met in Addis Ababa to participate in a High-Level Meeting of Heads of State and Government organised by the African Union on January 17, 2019. 

The meeting focused on exploring the election situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. You can read the outcome of the meeting in

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AURECON’s INCOMING GLOBAL CEO – WILLIAM COX

AURECON’s INCOMING GLOBAL CEO – WILLIAM COX

Aurecon, the global engineering and infrastructure advisory company announced the appointment of William Cox as the global chief executive officer.

Mr. Cox will assume office in February 2019 to continue the organisation’s rapid growth and diversification across Digital, Advisory and Asia. Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Cox said: “This is

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PRESIDENT YOWERI AT GRADUATION CEREMONY IN MAKERERE UNIVERSITY, UGANDA.

PRESIDENT YOWERI AT GRADUATION CEREMONY IN MAKERERE UNIVERSITY, UGANDA.

Kampala’s largest and third oldest institution of higher learning awards President with award for achievement.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda presided over the 69th graduation ceremony at Makerere University yesterday (15 January). The weeklong graduation ceremony will see many Ugandans enter the job market in search for graduate roles.

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TERRORIST ATTACK DUSIT HOTEL COMPLEX IN NAIROBI, KENYA

TERRORIST ATTACK DUSIT HOTEL COMPLEX IN NAIROBI, KENYA

Gunmen have attacked Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The attack happened in Dusit hotel complex, claiming the lives of many. Witnesses saw four armed men entering the complex, before at least two blast and gunfire were heard. Al-Shabab, a militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The government of …

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African Union held minute silence for Dr. René Kouassi

African Union held minute silence for Dr. René Kouassi

African union mourns Dr. René Kouassi with a minute silence.

During the African Union’s Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives, a minute of silence was held in remembrance of Dr. René Kouassi. He passed away on Sunday 14th January in his home country, Côte d’Ivoire.

Dr. René Kouassi was AU

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Kenya commends Prosper Africa Initiative by Trump

Kenya commends Prosper Africa Initiative by Trump

The prosper Africa initiative was recently commended by President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya. He said the initiative will “deepen the trade, commerce and security ties between Kenya and the US. I therefore look forward to working with President Donald Trump, the US government and US private sector for the mutual

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