Legal & Risk

African Construction Trade receives boost from UK Export Finance
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UK Export Finance has increased its support for construction projects in Africa, and launched the Growth Gateway tool for business between the UK…

Southern Africa set for economic rebound
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Southern Africa is set for an economic rebound in 2021 and 2022, provided the Covid-19 pandemic tapers off.

Nigeria’s Construction Industry Poised to Achieve 3.9% Growth in 2021
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After a rough year in 2020 with a 7.7% decline in output, Nigeria's construction industry is expected to achieve a growth of 3.9% this year, 2021…

Radisson Hotel Group set to double its West and Central Africa portfolio by 2025
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Radisson Hotel Group has identified West & Central Africa as key markets in its African development strategy.

Nigerian Federal Government to Concession 12 Highways to the Private Sector
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The Federal Ministry of Works has started this process under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) scheme. 

Total Pledges to Resume Construction of US$20bn LNG Plant in Mozambique
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Following attacks by a group linked with Islamic State in late March, the French energy company suspended all works on the Mozambique LNG project…

DP World set to commence development of Port in Democratic Republic of Congo
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Dubai's DP World is set to start the development of a deep sea port at Banana in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Scientists Warn of Long-term Environmental Damage from SGR Transportation Projects in Kenya
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A major study led by the University of York reveals that the impact of Standard Gauge Railway construction may last for years to come.…

African Development Bank (AfDB) debars Nigerian Contracting Firm
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The African Development Bank Group, on 28 April 2021, announced the 36-month debarment of Maxicare Company (Nigeria) Limited with effect…

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.