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14 Jul
Most urban building involves concrete – and the cement industry causes more CO2 emissions than commercial aviation. How about climate-neutral wood? Berlin hosts a growing number of buildings using natural materials.
25 Mar
Flutterwave is a Nigerian fintech company that provides a payment infrastructure for global merchants and payment service providers across the continent.
2 Jan
A fire erupted at the South African parliament in Cape Town on Sunday, with media coverage showing flames coming from the roof of the building and a plume of smoke that could be seen from some miles away. It wasn't immediately clear if anyone was in the building. The fire was on the third storey of the building and initial reports indicated that it started in the office space and spread towards a gym, said Jean-Pierre Smith, a Cape Town mayoral committee member responsible for safety and security.
15 Nov 2021
After deadly flash flooding devastated villages in Germany's Ahr Valley, many residents are hoping to return. But experts say there needs to be a fundamental change in how we build in areas at risk of floods.
4 Nov 2021
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2 Nov 2021
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2 Nov 2021
A high-rise collapses in Lagos, Nigeria with dozens feared trapped inside. Rescue efforts are underway, in a search for construction workers caught in the wreckage. And African leaders say Time's Up when it comes to fighting climate change at the Cop26 Summit in Glasgow. The leader of the Seychelles said his country was 'already gasping for survival' and was 'scared of rising sea levels'.
8 Oct 2021
Dubai's Expo has released figures on construction-related casualties for the first time — amid criticism of the Gulf state's workers' rights record.
16 Sep 2021
Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd talk about how their paths crossed as young students in the university, the chemistry that brought them together and what sustained their friendship and partnership.
16 Sep 2021
To survive as a starup, navigating the bend of government policies, regulation and brain drain requires constant engagement between founders and talents, policy makers and founders, in this episode, Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd explain how startups can retain talents and why government and startups must work in unison to encourage growth in the tech eco system.
16 Sep 2021
In this part of the series, Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd explain the gaps they noticed in the society that necessitated the birth of Seamfix and how they have been solving everyday problems using technology.
16 Sep 2021
Managing a startup is not an easy task, co-managing one with a partner is even harder but Chimezie Emewulu, MD/CEO, Seamfix Ltd, and Chibuzor Onwurah, Co-Founder, Seamfix Ltd share nuggets on what startups should know before going into business and how they both handle disagreements when making decisions.

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