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Cipla’s SA biotech subsidiary will invest R1.3 billion into a new factory in KwaZulu-Natal to produce biosimilars. The investment was announced in a statement issued on Friday and notes that the money will go into SA’s “first state-of-the-art biotech manufacturing

Work on a multi-million-rand concentrated solar plant, the first of its kind in Africa and which will see the revolutionary use of thermal power, is expected to start in the Northern Cape within the next two months. The Redstone Solar

It’s a running joke with the builders working on the new Smithsonian museum project. The structure represents several building museums in one. The exterior, the systems, the intricacies of the building process — it’s all “one of a kind,” according to the

After gruelling negotiations, a Turkish power station developer has reached a $4.2bn deal with the government of Iran to build seven gas power stations, which will boost the country’s electricity output by 10%. Billed as the largest investment in post-sanctions

The recent collapse of a multi-storey building under construction at Makerere yet again wounded the structural integrity of Kampala’s rising skyline. A fortnight later, the loud bang of a six-storey building’s concrete crumbling amid a torrential downpour left Nairobi trembling

Mega dam on Congo river to produce electricity equal to 20 large nuclear power stations, but critics say it will displace 60,000 people and wreck the ecosystem. The largest dam in the world is set to begin construction within months

Early in May, Nigeria’s Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, mentioned that 80 percent of the materials used for road construction in the country are imported. Also, nearly N2 trillion ($1billion) is reportedly lost, annually, due to bad roads in the country.

France-based multinational energy company Engie has secured R 9.2 billion (US$ 588 million) in loans for construction of the Kathu Solar Park in South Africa’s Northern Cape. The project, which is expected to be operational before the end of 2018,

A brand new $560m airport on a remote British island may be forever mothballed over fears dangerous prevailing winds could flip incoming passenger jets. The cliff-top airport on St Helena, which lies 1800km off the African coast and 2900km east

Construction has begun on the $20 million (R314m) 147-room City Lodge Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for the JSE-listed hotel group. The development forms part of the City Lodge Hotels Group’s R1 billion expansion into Africa. Clifford Ross, the