Tag: industrialisation

How technology can help to improve waste management

With a rapidly growing urban population and industrialisation in Africa, the continent grapples with managing tons of waste produced in its cities every day, resulting into flooding, outbreak of diseases, among others. It is believed that technology could be substantial in helping the continent manage waste effectively. For more on this CNBC Africa is joined by Laban Ngeno, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Ecopost, a social enterprise that is involved in recycling waste plastic to manufacture into eco-friendly plastic lumber profiles.

Accelerating industrialisation in Africa

Africa’s industrialisation is top of the agenda at the 8th AUR Conference, watch it on CNBC Africa...

Renaissance Capital upgrades Nigeria’s GDP growth forecast

Renaissance Capital upgrades Nigeria's GDP growth forecast

Ondo State’s Rotimi Akeredolu speaks on NBA conference 2017

Ondo State’s Rotimi Akeredolu speaks on NBA conference 2017

Op-Ed: The unique risks facing African cities

Sarah Colenbrander | University of Leeds Cities in sub-Saharan Africa are growing fast. Nigeria alone is projected to add 212 million urban dwellers by 2050, equivalent to the current population of Germany, France and...

IDC’s Busisiwe Mabuza on unlocking Africa industrialisation potential

IDC’s Busisiwe Mabuza on unlocking Africa industrialisation potential

Uganda to spend $2 bn on power in next five years

Ugandan officials say they want to boost electricity supply rapidly to power an industrialisation drive.

Africa’s first Coltan separation plant to be built in Rwanda

“The reason most African mineral resources are exported as raw material is due to a low level of industrialisation in the local sector."
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