Construction industry needs building

Cape Town – South Africa suffered its worst decline in economic activity in a decade, in the first quarter of 2019 and one of the sectors contributing to this decline is the construction industry, witnessed by some long-established industry-stalwarts and household names being liquidated or placed in business rescue.

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CBN maintains rates, keeps MPR constant at 13.5%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has kept the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) constant at 13.50%. Also, other parameters such as Credit Reserve Ration (CRR), Liquidity ratio, and asymmetric corridor were equally held constant.

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How to develop 4m housing units in 4 years, by stakeholders

Apparently worried by increasing accommodation challenges among Nigerians, some concerned affordable housing advocates have mulled fresh ideas to deliver four million houses in four years. Throwing themselves in for the housing challenge and solution, they sought from the Federal Government an Executive Order or legislation backing them to build special estates across Nigeria.

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Govt Should Prioritise Housing Investment – Adebayo

Barrister Festus Adebayo is the convener of Abuja International Housing Show (AIHS) and president of Housing Development Advocacy Network (HDAN). In this interview with CHIKA OKEKE, he provided insight on why government should increase investment in housing sector among other issues.

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How use of blockchain for land registry can unlock $900bn dead capital in real estate

Besides finance, property registration is a major challenge for real estate investors in Nigeria. Getting land documentation or titling in the country is very difficult, given the rigorous process, bureaucracy, corruption and the high cost of acquiring the title. As a result, PwC recommends that Nigeria can use block-based land titling initiative to unlock the…

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