In 2016, McKinsey estimated that only 5% of CEOs in Africa were female, highlighting just how much work is required globally to achieve gender parity in the corporate sector.
African governments need to create the environment for business to invest in infrastructure
The US African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE, recently announced the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda
AP Moller Holding, together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension, has launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa. The fund has received commitments of $550m from anchor investors
A total of 307 projects from across 32 African countries qualified to enter the inaugural Africa Architecture Awards
The third annual Urban and Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a platform to unlock the growth potential of the African smart cities ecosystem
Keynote speakers at the AFC Live 2017, including acting President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo and Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, highlighted the need for African led-initiatives to drive the infrastructure revolution.
Uganda's Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris kicked off proceedings in the Water track on the first day of this year's African Utility Week
Sindy Peters 17 May 2017
Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent
Regional power events in Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, in order to reflect the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy
When power goes out in the rural town of Soroti, store manager Hussein Samsudin hopes it won't go on so long it spoils his produce
Uganda's first grid-connected solar plant, made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels and generating 10MW, is now online
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Not many 28 year olds have achieved what Obinwanne Okeke has, includings gracing the cover of one of the world's most influential business journals.
Nicci Botha 22 Jun 2016
East Africa is home to some of the world's fastest growing cities, with the urban population increasing by 4.35% each year. ..
Protea Hotels announced the signing of contracts for the development of two new hotel properties in Kampala, Uganda. This will bring Protea Hotels' presence in the country to four sites
The World Bank cancelled funding for a Uganda transport initiative, citing environmental concerns and allegations of sexual misconduct by contractors working on the project