African Review weekly digest - 22nd - 26th May

Komencanto commons for ATR 307(Image source: Komencanto/commons)Here is a brief overview of the week's new on African Review, from 22 - 26 May 2017

Djibouti opens most advanced port in Africa 

Doraleh Multipurpose Port is set to transform shipping in the Horn of Africa. Click here to read the full story.  

Botswana looks to gas-to-power for energy security and diversification 

Botswana's gas reserves, extracted from coal beds, could play an important role in the southern African country's energy security. Click here to read the full story.  

Bauer group organises conference on building renovation projects 

Bauer group’s “Schrobenhausener Tage” symposium, hosted in mid-May in Schrobenhausen, was successful with approximately 250 customers, partners and friends of the company participating from all over the Germany. Click here to read the full story.  

Liyu steel striving to connect China's steel structure with the world 

The project for Chinese Embassy in the Republic of Namibia, fabricated by Tianjin Engineering & Construction Corporation Steel Structure Branch Company (TECC), has attracted broad attention in both China and Africa, especially for the Republic of Namibia. Click here to read the full story.  

Kenya to build Volvo truck manufacturing plant worth US$24mn 

Volvo group, a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, will construct a truck manufacturing plant worth US$24mn at Mombasa in Kenya, with an aim to expand the company’s truck manufacturing business in the East African region. Click here to read the full story.  

Efacec set to construct power substations in Rwanda 

Efacec Power Solutions (EPS), a Portugese firm, has won the deal to build three power substations in the rural areas of Rwanda, such as Mamba Sector, Gisagara district, Rwabusoro in Nyanza district and Rilima in Bugesera district. Click here to read the full story.  

Egyptian market plans for The Big 5 Construction event 

The Cairo Exhibition Centre will host The Big 5 Construction Egypt for the first time from 15 to 17 September 2018, to bring together influential decision-makers and exhibitors in the construction business to showcase their innovative products, technologies and services. Click here to read the full story.  

Power Africa announces electricity boost to Southern Africa 

Power Africa announced during African Utility Week to increase the supply of electricity in Southern Africa. Click here to read the full story.  

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