Africa: E-commerce grows need for Warehouse in Africa and use of drone for deliveries

The growth of e-commerce in Africa has led to an increase in demand for warehousing facilities, the new report by property management company Knight Frank has shown. The Logistics Africa 2016 report notes that international retailers have increasingly demanded properties suited to the efficient fulfillment of online orders. “Africa’s online retail sector has started to grow at a fast pace, […]

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Massive rail and road projects threaten the environment in Africa

Africa’s natural environments and spectacular wildlife are about to face their biggest challenge ever. In a paper published today in Current Biology, my colleagues and I assess the dramatic environmental changes that will be driven by an infrastructure-expansion scheme so sweeping in scope, it is dwarfing anything the Earth’s biggest continent has ever been forced to endure. People, food and […]

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