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 […]
20 Jan 2022

Legal solution allows construction companies to build more and pay lawyers less

Legal solution allows construction companies to build more and pay lawyers less The contract management process can be complicated and time-consuming for construction companies, often distracting the business from its […]
13 Jan 2022

Pandemic, climate change raise stakes for SA

Pandemic, climate change raise stakes for SA In the face of Covid-19, climate change and growing economic hardship in South Africa, disaster risk reduction (DRR) should be a priority for […]
6 Jan 2022

AfDB aims to improve agricultural productivity in Mozambique

AfDB aims to improve agricultural productivity in Mozambique The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a USD47.09-million grant for the first phase of Mozambique’s Pemba-Lichinga Integrated Development Corridor, a […]
2 Jan 2022

Zinhle Dube on what makes the world go round

Zinhle Dube on what makes the world go round   For our fourth article in the series about women in the supply chain, WhyAfrica interviewed Zinhle Dube, managing partner and […]
2 Jan 2022

Hope springs eternal

Hope springs eternal Covid-19’s impact on Africa has been severe, as it has been across the globe. However, hope springs eternal, writes Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica.      […]
2 Jan 2022

Business in civil society

Business in civil society Business is important to strengthen civil society. But what is the role of the private sector in the transformation of society? Every organisation or institution should […]
19 Dec 2021

Managing logistics during Covid-19

Managing logistics during Covid-19 As the starting point of the extraction process, blasting is a critical element ensuring smooth mining operations. This makes the uninterrupted supply of explosives and accessories […]
12 Dec 2021

Human encroachment a threat to conservation in Ethiopia

Human encroachment a threat to conservation in Ethiopia According to satellite analysis by the University of Oxford and the Born Free Foundation, sprawling human settlements in the Babile Elephant Sanctuary […]
5 Dec 2021

Funding boost for Horn of Africa road project

Funding boost for Horn of Africa road project The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved USD217-million in loans to fund a project that will improve […]
30 Nov 2021

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica Travel restrictions and Omicron will slow us down, but never stop us. Africa will survive and continue trading and doing business, writes […]
29 Nov 2021

SA law firm’s compliance solution removes complexity in mining

SA law firm’s compliance solution removes complexity in mining South African specialist law firm NSDV has created an outsourced compliance solution that will assist mining companies doing business in Africa. […]
28 Nov 2021

Learning from nature in tailings dam design

Learning from nature in tailings dam design With the latest tailings dam standards demanding a longer-term view of design, construction and closure outcomes, there is growing interest in design philosophies […]
20 Nov 2021

Signs of growth in SA construction sector

Signs of growth in SA construction sector Employment in the South African construction sector has grown by 17% in the past year with more than 156 000 new jobs created […]
19 Nov 2021

Top risks facing the construction industry in 2022

Top risks facing the construction industry in 2022 The construction industry is confronting substantial risk from a shortage of materials and talent due to mobility restrictions caused by the pandemic. […]
16 Nov 2021

Nupen Staude De Vries is now NSDV

Nupen Staude De Vries is now NSDV South African based Law firm and corporate advisors Nupen Staude De Vries recently rebranded and will from now on be known as NSDV. […]