Walk through the streets of cities, towns, and villages in Nigeria and you will see the signs everywhere, clearly erected in front of gates or painted explicitly on fences in colours that immediately grab your attention — This Land is Not For Sale. In Nigeria, having a land ownership deed is no guarantee that the land is really yours. Why? Because the government’s land ownership records aren’t trustworthy enough. Land disputes happen all the time. Sometimes, leading to violence and death.
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The Franchisee for Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkberry gourmet frozen yoghurt, Eat n’ Go Limited, has announced the opening of its 100th outlet in Nigeria.
The first social humanoid robot, Sophia, was in Kigali, Rwanda, for the 2019 Transform Africa Summit.
Donning Rwanda’s traditional attire, umushanana, Sophia set the conference off to a good start, joking with and greeting a full auditorium in different languages, including Swahili, before giving a four-minute-long speech on the importance of technology and innovation.
South African retail sales rose 2.4% year-on-year in April after rising by a revised 0.1% in March, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.
On a month-on-month basis, sales were up 0.8%. They rose 1.3% in the three months to the end of April compared with the same period last year, the statistics body said. (Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo Editing by Alexander Winning)
SA Corporate Real Estate believes it is on the right path, with chair Jeff Molobela adamant the company does not need to change its strategy
The fading facades of century-old buildings in a neighborhood of the Nigerian megacity of Lagos house a vibrant technology cluster that’s caught the eye of Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.
Over the years Real Estate and Housing contribution to Ghana’s economic growth has been grossly overlooked and undocumented. Housing development has mainly been an individual affair. Central Governments have not captured housing as part of national wealth and assets.
Housing stakeholders are mounting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to split Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, as he begins second term tenure in office and make housing a full fledged ministry with a minister for sustainable growth. Dayo Ayeyemi reports
A former Managing Director of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mustapha Chike-Obi, has said the intervention funds meant to boost access to finance isn’t as efficient as reducing interest rates. Chike-Obi, who’s the current Executive Vice Chairman of Alpha African Advisory, made the remark at the monthly capacity building forum of the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN), in Lagos on Monday.
Fortress REIT Limited, the JSE-listed property group, has funded a year-long “Trees for Homes” programme run by Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) in Sebokeng, a township in southern Gauteng. This forms part of a broader food security, environmental sustainability and greening programme aimed at benefiting communities living in close proximity to some of its flagship properties.