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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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Clouds of smoke as huge fire hits central Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Clouds of smoke billowed over central Dubai on Sunday after a fire burned for several hours in a residential tower under construction near the city’s largest shopping mall. The blaze erupted around 6:30 am (0230 GMT) at the complex, which is near the …

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VIDEO: Who betrayed Ugandans in UNRA funds saga?

VIDEO: How did Uganda National Roads Authority degenerate into the mess it finds itself in? How did Chinese firms beat legal and construction processes to access billions in shillings, which billions according to the committee of parliament were meant to compensate those affected by the road construction works? As Joseph Sabiti attempted to dig deep …

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Mabano on making affordable roofing products

INTERVIEW: Godwin Mabano is the executive director of Mabaati Roofings Systems. He spoke to Agnes E. Nantaba about their operations and other pertinent issues in the construction industry. What are the key elements in your management style as a manager? The main element in management is setting a target and …

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Kenya death toll after building collapse at 21

  Live pictures from the scene. #HurumaTragedy KRCS with partners trying their level best to assist. — Kenya Red Cross (@KenyaRedCross) April 30, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The death toll in the collapse of a six-storey building in Nairobi rose to 21 on Monday after four more …

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