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FBW Group completes Kenya Coca-Cola project
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FBW Group’s growing engineering division has completed its latest East African project for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), the continent’s…

Ghana Signs Agreement with China for Construction of Foreign Ministry Annex Building
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The Implementation Agreement for the China-Aid Annex Office Building Project was signed in Accra early in April 2021. 

Marriott Hotels Debuts in Nigeria With Opening of Lagos Marriott Hotel
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Marriott Hotels has announced its debut in Nigeria with the opening of its highly anticipated Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja. 

South African Architects Design Line of Floating Villas Worth R450m
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South African architectural firms, SAOTA and ARRCC, have designed futuristic floating villas that will take to the water at the end of the year.…

Zimbabwe: Treasury Allocates US$1b for Housing Projects 
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The Zimbabwe Cabinet has approved the construction of 200,000 low-cost houses and flats by 2023. 

Kenya: Chinese Firm Wins case to Construct Commercial Building in Nairobi
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China Railways No 10 Engineering Group Co Ltd has won a fight in court to develop a commercial engineering office complex in Karen, Nairobi.

Kenya: Value of Construction Approvals in Nairobi falls to eight-year Low 
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The value of building approvals in Nairobi for the 11 months to November 2020 fell to Ksh150.5 billion (approx. US$1.39 billion); a new low that…

Ghana: Prices of Cement and Other Building Materials increase by 5%
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The price of building materials in Ghana is reported to have shot up by 5%, stalling construction projects across the country.

German Real Estate Firm, Rockstone, enters Ethiopia Construction Market
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ROCKSTONE Ethiopia, a German-based company, has invested one billion Birr (US$25.4 million) in the construction of a G+20 exclusive apartment…

Innovative Kenyan Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks Stronger than Concrete
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Nzambi Matee, the founder of Gjenge Makers, recycles waste plastic into construction products. She is a materials engineer who designed her…