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Infrastructure development could help Africa eradicate poverty – adviser

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Further investment in infrastructure development could play a significant role in helping Africa to eradicate poverty, strategic adviser and former UK International Development Secretary of State Douglas Alexander said on Wednesday.Speaking at Pinsent Masons’ inaugural Africa Infrastructure Conference, in Johannesburg, he emphasised that infrastructure development in Africa had been too slow to ensure African countries reached their economic growth targets and eradicated poverty. He stated that Africa needed to attract more private capital for infrastructure development, as the considerable infrastructure financing gap was growing.He also urged African countries to use limited resources...

Further investment in infrastructure development could play a significant role in helping Africa to eradicate poverty, strategic adviser and former UK International Development Secretary of State Douglas Alexander said on Wednesday.Speaking at...

Further investment in infrastructure development could play a significant role in helping Africa to eradicate poverty, strategic adviser and former...

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Construction index improves in Q4, but 2018 average is below year before

Construction index improves in Q4, but 2...

A recovery in the 2018 fourth-quarter Afrimat Construction Index ACI has failed to lift the index to a higher level than the year before, but economist Dr Roelof Botha is optimistic that construction sector activity could improve in 2019.The ACI, which Botha compiles on behalf of JSE-listed Afrimat, shows that the average value of the index in 2018 was 4.7% lower than in 2017, and highlights that the South African construction sector has been underperforming since the end of the recession in 2009. “When compared to the same quarter a year ago, five of the eight constituent indicators remained in the red, with substantial declines in the value of building plans passed and completed, as well...

A recovery in the 2018 fourth-quarter Afrimat Construction Index ACI has failed to lift the index to a higher level than the year before, but economist Dr Roelof Botha is optimistic that construction sector activity could improve in 2019.The ACI,...

A recovery in the 2018 fourth-quarter Afrimat Construction Index ACI has failed to lift the index to a higher level than the year before, but...

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Better planning needed to ensure jobs for skilled persons in water, energy sectors

Better planning needed to ensure jobs fo...

About 300 000 graduates in the energy and water sectors in South Africa are seeking employment, some of whom even re-enter into learnerships to stay in the economically active loop, says Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority acting CEO Mpho Mookapele. Speaking at the Skills Development Summit, on Tuesday, she questioned where these sectors were going wrong in terms of employing those have received training and skills development. She also suggested that there was something wrong with the skills development system at a national level, with a lack of proper skills planning. “The government gives us [as training authorities and institutions] targets and the institutions...

About 300 000 graduates in the energy and water sectors in South Africa are seeking employment, some of whom even re-enter into learnerships to stay in the economically active loop, says Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority...

About 300 000 graduates in the energy and water sectors in South Africa are seeking employment, some of whom even re-enter into learnerships to stay...

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