South Africa construction industry was on hold for five weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These has made the construction industry to suffer with contractor been affected the most.
Even before the temporary closure of activities in the sector, it was already having a steep decline as only few company … Read More
As construction activities begins to resume around Africa and the world, it is important that the construction industry understand the need to social distance when performing their job.
The need to work safely during this novel virus period is vital as it prevent lose of life as well as increase … Read More
The novel virus has cause African nations to dedicate more resource to their various health care sector more than ever. With that in mind, the continent leaders plans to request for their external debts to either be reduced or totally removed.
If the nations are dedicating between 15% and 30% … Read More
As the novel pandemic keeps spreading, China’s commercial activities in Africa has seriously been affected.
The prospects for China-funded projects look bleak as the prices of oil, copper and minerals found in Africa have plunged in the global economic meltdown. China is now facing growing pressure to forgive the tens … Read More
The construction of two bridges that will link Tororo municipality in Uganda has been completed. The two bridges which were constructed at Chamunula-Rubongi and Juba-Maguria area has been well received by resident of Tororo district.
According to MP of the area, Apollo Yeri Ofwono, “It is no longer business as … Read More
Some firms and house-builders have started to reopen sites or have announced when operations will resume in May. Among them is Taylor Wimpey, which has said it is using “detailed new site operating protocols developed in compliance with strict social distancing requirements”.
Chief executive Pete Redfern said last week: “We … Read More
South Africa Government has announced plans to release 141 Water Tanks to Slow Tide of COVID-19 in Gauteng.
In a press release by the Government, it is aimed at reducing rising tide of the novel coronavirus pandemic which has been affecting the area.
According to the statement, so far, 1,926 … Read More
The construction industry has been heavy affected due to the corona virus, but things are about to get worst if projects don’t kick-off immediately after the pandemic is over.
This can be witnessed in Namibia as the nation’s construction industry has been suffering huge losses already over the last four … Read More
Uganda National Road Authority (UNRA) has announced progress for the construction of Kitara—Gerenge road project via their social media handle.
The 10km road project will connect to Gerenge fishing site, Entebbe and the Pearl Marina.
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Did the county made the right choice to allow CHICO continue construction work despite corona virus outbreak in Liberia.
Despite the corona virus outbreak in the country, the China Henan International Cooperation Group (CHICO) and the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) has agreed to continue work on the project.
During … Read More
DSW distribution is a welcome idea but are there structures in place to continue with no foreseeable end to the pandemic?
South Africa Department of Water and Sanitation (DSW) has announced its delivery of 500 water tank and 56 water tankers to various municipalities in Mpumalanga.
The aim is to … Read More
As COVID-19 opens us all to a new reality, Lagos Business School’s Faculty will examine some of the challenges that organizations and individuals face during the crisis and provide insight for navigating its aftereffects. In a series of webinars, our faculty alongside other experts will address business risks and mitigation, … Read More
As the pandemic keeps spreading, the call for construction industry to be declared an essential service keeps growing. This is according to a submission made by the Construction COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Team to motivate for a phased reactivation of the construction Sector.
According to them, the construction industry has … Read More
Corona virus pandemic has seriously affect the construction industry with no possible return to normal activities, companies are urged to pay their suppliers.
Industry leaders has suggest that companies looking to play hardball in the current circumstances will find their reputation totally trashed by the time this is all over. … Read More
The world is currently on stand still due to the corona virus but what does the construction industry stand to lose due to this pandemic. Infrastructure is vital for every nation and that is why the construction industry is crucial but if items and some very important things are not … Read More
African countries need to build corona virus treatment centers as the pandemic keeps on increasing
As the corona virus keeps spreading across the continent, African countries are looking for funds and means to help carter for its citizen as the pandemic keeps on increasing.
Nigeria Government which has so far … Read More
Residents from Eastern cape in South Africa has written to Government over the lack of drinking water in the region. But will the government look at those complaint?
The corona virus has really shocked the world with African nations now facing potential problem. Its been over three weeks since South … Read More