African Review weekly digest - 11th - 15th September

Komencanto commons for ATR 307(Image source: Komencanto/commons)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on African Review, from 11th - 15th September 2017 

Accessing the Internet of Things with Diehl Metering 

Choosing a Diehl Metering smart metering solution also means taking advantage of our unique expertise in networking connected devices. Click here to read the story.  

XCMG exports in road machines in batches to Kenya 

With the strength of it of its solid technological merits, after-sales services and high-cost performance of products XCMG swept the board in a recent international bid for integrated bid for integrated plants in Kenya. Click here to read the story. 

Nigeria unveils its first off-grid solar house in Lagos 

Nigeria has inaugurated the first off-grid solar house in Ejigbo’s local council development area (LCDA) in Lagos, aiming to use the renewable energy to meet the country’s domestic power demand. Click here to read the story

Siemens collaboration with Uganda is progressing positively 

Siemens has made positive strides in collaboration with the Ugandan government and key stakeholders to identify opportunities to support some of the country’s immediate and long-term energy and infrastructure ambitions. Click here to read the story

Is Africa a global technology innovator?

The programme for this years Africa Hotel Investment Forum will feature a one-to-one interview with Mbwana Alliy who is the founder and managing partner at Savannah Fund, an Africa focused Technology Venture Capital fund that runs both an accelerator and seed investments in e-commerce, gaming, education technology and social networking. Click here to read the story

Perkins launches world's first SmartCap engine monitor 

Perkins has launched the world’s first low-cost engine level connectivity device – the Perkins® SmartCap. Click here to read the story

The new CAT 426F2 expands backhoe loader line 

Offering a highly configurable design, the new CAT® 426F2 Backhoe Loader with Side Shift frame provides customers with additional choices, allowing the selection of a more base-specification model or a highly configured machine to match budget and operating needs. Click here to read the story

Africa Logistics Properties signs off Kenya’s largest ever warehousing lease with regional freight leader 

Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has announced the signing of Kenya’s largest ever warehousing lease, with Freight Forwarders Solutions Ltd (FFS), the contract logistics arm of leading regional logistics group Freight Forwarders Kenya (FFK). Click here to read the story.

South Africa should focus on urban-led and private sector-driven plans for accelerated growth 

Ann Bernstein, executive director of the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE), has described that South Africa is facing dismal economic growth in recent times with a decline of 0.7 per cent in the Q1 2017. Click here to read the story

IFAT Africa grows internationally 

From 12 - 14 September 2017, the Johannesburg Expo Centre will once again be the meeting point for the African environmental industry. Click here to read the story.

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