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Dubai splashes billions on mega projects ahead of Expo

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Dubai is splashing tens of billions of dollars on infrastructure and hospitality projects related to the international trade fair Expo 2020, Dubai-based BNC Network said in a report published Sunday. The value of Expo-related projects underway hit $42.5 billion in March, according to …

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Pressure rises on British govt over Carillion collapse

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The British government on Tuesday defended its decision not to bail out imploding construction-to-catering group Carillion, as criticism grew of its handling of the giant firm’s demise. Carillion, which has a variety of private and public service contracts in Britain and employs 43,000 staff …

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KCCA to process construction permits online

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Real estate developers will have to apply for construction permits from Kampala Capital City Authority on online effective 2018. Moses Kanuniira, the Director of Physical Planning at KCCA said online permit processing has been tested in other sectors such as transport and it is time …

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Govt lists 19 land cases that prompted Constitution Bill 2017

Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT REPORTER |  The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development has come out to explain the land acquisition challenges that have necessitated The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The proposed amendment of Article 26 of the 1995 Constitution aims to make it possible for government to take possession of or acquire property upon payment of the …

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Lafarge boss to step down after probe reveals armed group funding

Paris, France | AFP |  French-Swiss cement maker LafargeHolcim said Monday its chief executive Eric Olsen is stepping down following an internal investigation into the company’s activities in Syria. His resignation, which has been accepted by the group’s board, will be effective on July 15, LafargeHolcim said in a statement. …

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