Laduma Hardware Group's store count has grown from one outlet in 1996 to 15 stores today, including a 12,900 sq metre flagship store in Lebowakgomo, South East of Polokwane. With a niche business strategy targeting rural and semi-urban areas, the company says it aims to bring affordable building materials and hardware to these specific communities in South Africa.
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More than 50 mayors and governors from cities across the world will attend the 10th World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi from 8-13 February, along with policy-makers, academics, business people, community leaders, artists and urban planners. It will be the first time that the World Urban Forum, which is convened by the UN agency focused on sustainable urbanisation - the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), will take place in the Arab region.
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The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) has granted the African Development Bank (AfDB) a non-exclusive licence to refer to seven of its major contracts for projects they finance and the documents may be used as part of the bank's standard bidding documents.
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Afro-disruption and Afro-centrism will be trending when Bizcommunity in association with Ster-Kinekor and Kantar, bring you BizTrendsLIVE!2020, on Thursday, 30 January 2020.
Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago
This week, we go behind the selfie with Atisha Gopichund-Lutchman, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain sub-Saharan Africa.
Leigh Andrews 2 days ago
We are entering a new world where skyscrapers and other huge buildings are becoming redundant and need significant overhaul or replacement. The process is called unbuilding or, if you're a bit highfalutin, deconstruction.
Norman Day 3 days ago