African Review weekly digest - 17th - 21st July

Komencanto commons for ATR 307(Image source: Komencanto/commons)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on African Review, from 17th - 21st July 2017

New ways of using precast concrete in construction sites worldwide: The chance for construction companies 

The response from customers was exceptionally positive when Weckenmann Anlagentechnik GmbH & Co. KG presented its innovative concept of the transportable formwork. Click here to read the full story

Zimbabwe to become regional power distribution hub 

With an aim to become a regional power distribution hub, the Zimbabwe has announced that it will construct a 1,000km regional power line in 2018 in partnership with stakeholders from Mozambique and South Africa. Click here to read the full story

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon visits Ghana to reaffirm free trade links 

The visit of Lord Tariq Ahmad reaffirm strong Commonwealth links in free trade and democratic values. Click here to read the full story.  

AfDB grants Tanzania to develop Ngozi geothermal steam field 

The AfDB has granted US$21.7mn to develop Tanzania’s Ngozi geothermal steam field to transform national economy by achieving a sustainable growth for the country’s energy sector. Click here to read the full story

Gigawatt Global: Solar street lights illuminate Bujumbura, Burundi 

Bujumbura the capital of Burundi has become a little brighter thanks to a partnership with Gigawatt Global. Click here to read the full story

Ethiopia to set up pharmaceutical industrial park 

With an aim to transform the Ethiopian health sector, a pharmaceutical industrial park is under construction in Addis Ababa area by the Chinese contractor Tiesiju Civil Engineering (CTCE) group, expecting to be completed in eight months. Click here to read the full story

Kim Fausing takes over as Danfoss CEO 

Kim Fausing took over as the new president and CEO of Danfoss, with effect from 1 July 2017, and said that he will continue the Danfoss strategy, focusing on growth and digitalisation of the company. Click here to read the full story

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