East Africa continues to grow as an attractive investment prospect for both international investors looking for favourable returns and global organisations establishing their presence in the region...
By Kenneth Oigo 15 Apr 2019
Danish architecture firm Henning Larsen Architects has unveiled its designs for the expansion and transformation of the French Opéra Bastille, the largest opera house in Paris...
7 Feb 2019
Kengo Kuma & Associates has won an international competition to design the Maritime History Museum of Saint-Malo in France...
1 Jun 2018
Property and real estate icon Pam Golding has passed away at the age of 90. Golding entered the male-dominated property industry in the 1970s and not only became a household name but a leader in the industry and an inspiration to female entrepreneurs everywhere...
4 Apr 2018
The City of Paris on Tuesday, 28 March, dumped French-Swiss group LafargeHolcim as supplier of sand for the makeshift "Paris Plages" beach over the company's readiness to supply cement for US President Donald Trump's controversial border wall...
29 Mar 2017
The boards of France's Lafarge and Switzerland's Holcim have approved Eric Olsen for the role of chief executive officer once the firms merge, creating the world's biggest cement company, they announced on Thursday, 9 April...
10 Apr 2015
PARIS, FRANCE: A "twisted rope" of magnetically-charged energy precedes solar storms that have the potential to damage satellites and electricity grids, French scientists have found.
23 Oct 2014
PARIS, FRANCE: French cement and building materials company Lafarge reported stable quarterly earnings below analysts' expectations, but stood by its targets for operating performance and reducing debt.
7 Nov 2013
PARIS, FRANCE: Got milk? Too much, say French dairy farmers caught in a pricing squabble with supermarkets while missing out on the Chinese thirst for imported powdered milk.
24 Apr 2013
PARIS, FRANCE: Renault will invest €50m in its first assembly plant in Algeria, aimed at the oil-rich country's booming market, the group told AFP on Thursday (20 December).
21 Dec 2012