The Horror At Ethiopian Construction Sites

1 week ago

By Eden Sahle Is Founder and CEO of Yada Technology PLC. She Has Studied Law and International Economic Law. She Can Be Reached At Edensah2000@gmail.com.

It is not uncommon to witness a horrific and fatal accident around construction sites in Ethiopia.

There was one on Monday in Bole District. It could only have been demoralising and painful for individuals to find colleagues, who were alive and well a minute ago, now dead. It is even more so when such incidents occur as a result of inadequate safeguards to protect against hazards by employers and poor enforcement by the authorities.

READ MORE: https://addisfortune.net/columns/the-horror-at-ethiopian-construction-si...

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Tanzanian Construction Industry in the Firing Line

1 week ago

By Issa Yussuf

CRACKS on new buildings and leaking roofs are among the problems left behind by some bad contractors after accomplishing their works and even receiving substantial payments for their clients.

These problems usually result in disasters like collapse of buildings, damage of property and are inconvenience to residents.

Delay of projects; poor performance of a consultant; construction companies, inability to delegate their tasks; damaging of construction company reputation; and failure to win tenders as a result of not meeting the personnel requirement are also attributed to 'bad contractors.'

READ MORE: https://dailynews.co.tz/news/2018-10-035bb484285e2b9.aspx

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