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September 22

  • Liberia: 'Stop the Mat Business Small' - Ellen Pleads With Bassonians


    With the increasing rate in this vicious Ebola virus in the country, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has made a passionate plea with citizens of Grand Bassa County to stop getting... Read more »

  • Egypt: Cairo+20 - General Assembly Reaffirms UN Population and Development Goals

    UN News

    The international community must renew its pledge to protect women and girls as it strives to improve the and dignity of all people and secure the future of the planet, senior... Read more »

  • South Africa: Marikana Evictees Granted Bail


    Residents from Marikana informal settlement were jubilant outside Athlone Magistrates Court today when twelve of their neighbours were granted bail. The men had been in custody... Read more »

  • Kenya: Real Estate Growth Opens Opportunities for Artisans

    The Star

    THE late Italian designer Massimo Vignelli once said design should be visually powerful, intellectually elegant and above all timeless. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Gas Connection to Dar Houses Faces Hurdles

    Daily News

    DAR ES SALAAM residents may not yet enjoy the cheap natural gas connected to their houses as poor planning and lack of space will not allow laying of gas pipelines. Read more »

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  • Rwanda: Kigali - a Different Kind of City [Blog]


    The Chinese pair trailing me at the check-in line at Kigali airport looked happy to have landed in east Africa. A string of comments expressing restrained delight followed me all... Read more »

  • Africa: UN Underscores Importance of Good Urban Planning for Sustainable Development

    UN News

    With more than two-thirds of humanity expected to live in cities by the middle of this century, strong, well-planned urbanization is vital for development, Secretary-General Ban... Read more »

  • Namibia: Man Builds Clay House for His Family

    New Era

    A jobless father of four at Omaruru, Sakaria Ngatjikalekuwo, has found an alternative way to build a decent house to shelter his family. Read more »

  • Kenya: Shelter Afrique Eyes Lucrative Student Housing Segment

    The Star

    Shelter Afrique has joined the bandwagon of businesses aiming to cash in on the surging demand for student accommodation and is scouting for suitable partners with land near... Read more »

  • Kenya: High Costs Slow Down Pace of Homeownership Countrywide

    The Star

    Nairobi is among few cities in sub-Saharan Africa that could offer active foreign investors higher reward in the real estate sector, but high financing costs are prohibiting the... Read more »

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