The Cimerwa transaction is expected to increase PPC revenue outside South Africa to more than 30 per cent by 2015-16. (Image source: PPC)

South African cement maker Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) will buy a stake in Rwandas only cement maker, Cimerwa, for US$69.4mn

Work on the 175km Mansa to Luwingu stretch in Luapula and northern provinces would be executed within a 40 month period. (Image source: Moyan_Brenn/Flickr)

The Zambian Road Development Agency (RDA) has awarded a US$207mn contract to the China Henan International Corporation for the construction and design of the Mansa-Luwingu road

Addis Prefab will deliver houses using a Complete Knock Down process, which involves putting together disassembled housing parts. (Image source: Addisprefab)

American firm New Orleans Consultancy Ltd has awarded a US$53.3mn contract to Addis Prefab Houses Manufacturing Industry of Ethiopia, for the construction of 888 pre-fabricated houses in South Sudan

The Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria have asked for the federal government to impose maximum tariff and levies on imported cement. (Image source:

Nigerian cement manufacturers have sought the federal government’s protection over investments worth US$4.1bn made in the country’s cement industry

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