Category Archives: Infrastructure

Jamaica Logistics Hub: Investment Opportunities

Expansive special economic zones facilitating assembly, warehousing, sorting, distribution and other value-added services, particularly for industries catering to time sensitive and high-value cargo Continue reading

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Internet is “essential” for modern life, according to a German court

“The Internet plays a very important role today and affects the private life of an individual in very decisive ways.” Continue reading

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Battle for Africa Continues

By Charles Wanguhu A proposed toll road in Nairobi has fallen through after the World Bank withheld funding after claims that the project did not adhere to the Banks social and environmental safeguards, and Kenyan laws, including land acquisition. Kenya … Continue reading

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When may development be considered a dirty word?

By Charles Wanguhu The town of Lamu began life as a 14th century Swahili settlement and is described in the official tourism website: “Lamu is a place like no other, a peaceful tropical island where life is lived at it’s … Continue reading

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China and Africa

  By Charles Wanguhu A lot of column inches have been taken up trying to dissect the emerging Sino-African relations. In Africa more and more Chinese goods as well as people are visible. The Africa -West relationship has been largely … Continue reading

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