Angola to Sign Lusophone Country-Specific Compact

On 10 July 2019, The Governments of Angola and Portugal and the African Development Bank, will sign a Country-Specific Compact designed to accelerate the inclusive, sustainable and diversified growth of Angola’s private sector.The Lusophone Compact is a financing platform, involving the African Development Bank, Portugal, and the six Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa (PALOPs): Angola, Cabo Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principe. It provides risk mitigation, investment products and technical assistance to accelerate private sector development in Lusophone African countries.

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Africa’s Megacities a Magnet for Investors

Megacities, cities with a population of at least 10 million, are sprouting everywhere in Africa. Cairo in Egypt, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Lagos in Nigeria are already megacities, while Luanda in Angola, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Johannesburg in South Africa will attain the status by 2030, according the United Nations.

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Why Nigeria is target of major investment decisions in Africa- Gambian developer

Nigeria’s strength arising from its large population and relative strong economic disposition are not lost on most African countries who see the country as the continent’s big brother. This view was reflected in the submissions of Mustapha Njie, a Gambian real estate developer, who spoke in an interview with BusinessDay in Banjul, the Gambian capital…

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Firm partners UK property developer on providing brand homes – Businessday NG

Windsor Real Estate,a leading property investment company, is partnering with the UK’s number one property developer, Berkeley Group plc for the launch of their latest North London development – Clarendon, N8, at events across Lagos and Abuja this week. The Group Managing Director ofWindsorReal Estate Richard Vedelago, confirmed the development in a statement noting that…

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The Long Road to Fixing Africa’s Infrastructure Deficit

allAfrica.com spoke with the Third President & Chief Executive Officer of the African Finance Corporation, Samaila Zubairu – an accomplished Infrastructure development finance specialist with over 29 years of professional experience – after the Afreximbank meetings in Moscow, where the talk centered on improving infrastructure on the continent and how crucial projects will be financed..

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FMBN taps KPMG for 5-year strategic plan

In continuation of efforts to reform and reposition the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) as a more business-driven affordable housing provider, the Board of Directors of the bank has engaged KPMG, a leading management consulting and business improvement firm, to provide top-level corporate advisory services. The move is in line with the Management’s policy…

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EMM Podcast: Ugodre tells us where to get an N8 million loan for real estate

Everyday Money Matters (EMM Podcast) is a Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Podcast powered by Nairametrics. On this episode of the EMM Podcast, Ugodre delved into a number of conflicting personal finance questions and issues making round in the economy. The 30-minute stretch is explosive and I enjoin you to hit play. He talked about how to get an N8 million loan for real estate plus how to invest N500k

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People can own affordable houses in cities —Esan

Akintade Esan popularly known as Tade Cash is the Co-founder, Wealth Island Properties; a real estate coy that sells property and as well creating an environment that really inspires prosperity. In this interview with Nosike Moses, he revealed how living in an unhealthy environment during his growing up inspired him to make a difference and today Tade cash is into real estate with difference. Today he is building a beautiful environment to a world class lifestyle and right now having 1000 apartment for Lagosians.

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Addis Ababa’s street hustlers helped build the city – now they’re being pushed out

The population of Africa is booming, but as long as productivity and employment remain unsteady, “global experts” and economists contend, African cities could descend into conflict and disorder.From their perspective, activities like street hustling are seen to embody chaos and delinquency. Hustlers are assumed to be young, sometimes criminal, unemployed, and enmeshed in the informal economy of the streets, living in informal settlements or “slums” and illegally occupying urban land that could be used more productively.

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