Infrastructure

12 Aug 2022

G7 boost for African infrastructure

G7 boost for African infrastructure On June 28th, during the 48th G7 Summit in Germany, the G7 nations announced a USD600-billion initiative in the form of grants, financing and private […]
5 Aug 2022

Dealing with Kampala’s solid waste

Dealing with Kampala’s solid waste The Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA) has appointed a professional team to assist in implementing a solid waste management plan for Kampala, Uganda’s capital city. […]
4 Aug 2022

WhyAfrica Road Trip 2022: Southern Africa is alive and kicking!

WhyAfrica Road Trip 2022: Southern Africa is alive and kicking! After spending the last 42 days travelling almost 9000km overland between five Southern African countries, and visiting 32 project sites […]
25 Jul 2022

The importance of financing a sustainable future

The importance of financing a sustainable future  While climate change may have taken a back seat in a news cycle dominated by Covid-19, war and the cost-of-living crisis, the risks […]
22 Jul 2022

What young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs need to succeed

What young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs need to succeed Operating within a hostile and volatile economy, young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are determined to build their own pathways to success, but to what end? […]
28 Jun 2022

Third revolution about to transform tranquil Lüderitz

Third revolution about to transform tranquil Lüderitz If you follow developments in Africa and you haven’t flagged Lüderitz in Namibia yet, you might be missing a trick. Plans for several […]
25 Jun 2022

Desert Dragon’s agricultural potential still on ice

Desert Dragon’s agricultural potential still on ice WhyAfrica took an off-road detour yesterday to visit the Neckartal Dam, in the IIKaras Region close to the town of Keetmanshoop in Namibia. Neckartal, […]
17 Jun 2022

WhyAfrica’s Road Trip aims to benefit business in Africa

WhyAfrica’s Road Trip aims to benefit business in Africa Two years in the making, WhyAfrica’s Southern Africa Overland Road Trip 2022 will leave Johannesburg on Monday 20 June to embark […]
7 Jun 2022

WhyAfrica takes to the road

WhyAfrica takes to the road Covid-19 and subsequent restrictions to control the pandemic’s spread, have been devastating for the African continent. An unintended consequence of the calamity is that reliable, […]
26 May 2022

Strategy and will key to uplift Africa’s communities

Strategy and will key to uplift Africa’s communities With a fresh burst of growth in Africa’s business sector, there has never been a better time to produce innovative solutions to […]
19 May 2022

Ghana president calls for more resources to develop Africa

Ghana president calls for more resources to develop Africa Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo has backed calls for more resources for the African Development Bank Group to accelerate its transformative role […]
6 May 2022

Unlocking Nigeria’s supply chain gridlocks

Unlocking Nigeria’s supply chain gridlocks Nigeria is a complex country with unique challenges. In the Nigerian governments’ efforts to diversify its economy away from an unhealthy reliance on oil production, […]
5 May 2022

Africa’s city dwellers enjoy higher quality of life

Africa’s city dwellers enjoy higher quality of life Despite facing several challenges, Africa’s cities have provided easier access to services, jobs and infrastructure for millions of people in the last […]
27 Apr 2022

WhyAfrica’s magazine printed and packed for African road trip

WhyAfrica’s magazine printed and packed for African road trip The April issue of WhyAfrica’s magazine is out and now available in print as well! Readers will be able to hold […]
26 Apr 2022

African governments continue investing in infrastructure

African governments continue investing in infrastructure African governments continued spending on infrastructure, despite Covid-19 and rising debt levels. At the same time, West Africa has, for the first time 2016, […]
11 Apr 2022

Africa needs to conquer Mount Probable

Africa needs to conquer Mount Probable Geopolitical turmoil in a bi-polar world has placed African leaders in a peculiar position. Many African countries were beneficiaries of Russian support in the […]
27 Mar 2022

SA construction sector remains in recovery mode

SA construction sector remains in recovery mode The South African construction sector is forecast to grow by 6.2% this year but will remain in a recovery phase after experiencing a […]
25 Mar 2022

Kenya’s rain drain

Kenya’s rain drain Heavy downpours are expected in Kenya over Easter which will provide relief from persistent drought. But often, the heavy rainfall leaves chaos in its wake.      By […]
25 Mar 2022

Adesina says South Africa is bankable

Adesina says South Africa is bankable The African Development Bank has put its faith in South Africa by committing USD2.8-billion over the next five years. A large chunk of this […]
21 Mar 2022

US to assist with infrastructure upgrades in Mozambique

US to assist with infrastructure upgrades in Mozambique The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will invest more than USD2.3- million over the next […]
18 Mar 2022

Big boost for agriculture and infrastructure in Niger

Big boost for agriculture and infrastructure in Niger The African Development Bank Group has approved funding of more than USD127.8-million to Niger. The funds approved by the Board of Directors […]
16 Mar 2022

After 2021 recovery progress in SA construction sector remains muted

After 2021 recovery, progress in SA construction sector remains muted       Good news for South Africa is that the country’s building and construction sectors staged a remarkably swift recovery from the […]
9 Mar 2022

Promotions after exceptional growth at NSDV

Promotions after exceptional growth at NSDV   Promotions after exceptional growth at NSDV   NSDV, Africa’s first fully integrated law and consultancy firm specialising in mining, construction, and environmental law […]
20 Feb 2022

Maputo port expands as demand for export coal hits new highs

Maputo port expands as demand for export coal hits new highs   In response to an increasing demand for export coal, the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC), is expanding its […]
11 Feb 2022

Tanzania to expand markets with launch of Dodoma’s ring road

Tanzania to expand markets with launch of Dodoma’s ring road Hundreds of residents gathered in Tanzania’s capital city of Dodoma on Wednesday to witness the formal launch of construction work […]
2 Feb 2022

Financial system in Africa excludes young entrepreneurs

Financial system in Africa excludes young entrepreneurs The establishment of entrepreneurs and start-ups are key to ensure sustainable growth and development on the African continent. This is not happening today, […]
1 Feb 2022

AfDB supports Guinea Bissau’s economic transformation

AfDB supports Guinea Bissau’s economic transformation African Development Bank Group President Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina has announced a financial package of USD30-million dollars to the West African nation of Guinea […]
31 Jan 2022

WhyAfrica hits the road in June and July

WhyAfrica hits the road in June and July This year WhyAfrica returns to doing what it does best. We are getting our boots dirty with on-the ground, in-depth, grassroots reporting […]
26 Jan 2022

Lack of investors dash Liberia’s hopes

Lack of investors dash Liberia’s hopes A lack of funding is frustrating local companies in Liberia and has resulted in several promising construction projects being put on ice, writes Leon […]
21 Jan 2022

UK investors poised to pour billions into Africa’s green economy

UK investors poised to pour billions into Africa’s green economy    Financing institutions in the UK are looking to invest billions of pounds into the development of Africa’s clean infrastructure […]