October 30



October 29

  • South Africa: After Decades in Walmer Estate, Residents Face Eviction

    GroundUp

    Sixteen shack-dwellers, including four children, will be left homeless when the sheriff enforces an eviction order in Walmer Estate this week. Read more »

  • Malawi: Zomba's 'Salisbury Bridge' Wears New Face

    Malawi24

    The death trap that was becoming of the Salisbury Bridge along the Mangasanja road in the old capital Zomba has been addressed and worn a new face altogether. Read more »

  • South Africa: A Sewer Runs Through It, My Street, That Is

    The Daily Vox

    Hendry Road, Roseglen, was once a beautiful, clean road. Now a sewer runs through it. On Sunday I noticed a manhole overflowing onto the pavement in front of my home. I reported it... Read more »

  • Kenya: Home Prices Rise On Lag Impact of High Interest Rates

    The Star

    ASKING prices for properties accelerated in the third quarter driven by a slowdown in new constructions, occasioned by lag effects of high interest rates of 2011 and 2012. Read more »

  • Namibia: Govt Committed to Affordable Housing - Pohamba

    New Era

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba says the Swapo Party-led government remains committed to the provision of affordable housing for all Namibians. Read more »



October 28



October 27

  • Uganda: Paraffin Politics Up in Smoke

    Independent (Kampala)

    Josephine, 28, a mother of two living in Lusaze, a Kampala suburb, has not been happy since the news broke on Oct. 8 that Parliament had finally seconded President Yoweri... Read more »

  • Gambia: The Tree Charity Aims At Empowering Rural and Urban Women

    The Point

    The president and founder of a newly-established charitable organization, The TREE,Mrs Jainaba Marenah-Camara, as part of her contribution toward socio-economic development of The... Read more »

  • Kenya: Illegal Connections in Slums to Be Spared

    The Star

    Kenya Power has made a U-turn on cutting off illegal electricity connections in the slums, saying the poor households use minimal power and it would instead work on formalising the... Read more »

  • Namibia: Handover of 1 000 Houses in Doubt

    Namibian

    PLANS by the National Housing Enterprise to hand over the first 1 000 houses built under the mass housing programme by end of this month have been dashed. Read more »

  • Namibia: Housing Needs Collective Efforts - Walvis Bay Council

    New Era

    The Walvis Bay Council has urged coastal employers to come onboard and help council to address the lack of housing at the town. The call was made last week during a response by... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kajiado Locals Lose Case, Face Eviction

    The Star

    SOME 18,000 members of the Iloodokilani clan are facing eviction. Read more »

  • Nigeria: iPower Plus Solution - Zinox Targets One Million Homes, SMEs

    Daily Trust

    IT Services and Solutions arm of Zinox Technologies Group has said that it is targeting one million homes, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as well as critical infrastructures... Read more »

  • Kenya: Iten Town Planning to Cost Sh36 Million

    The Star

    The planning of Iten town is underway. Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos said the process will cost Sh36 million. He said for many years, Iten town has not had the image of a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Housing is Part of Restoration Agenda in Bayelsa State'

    Daily Trust

    Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Bayelsa State Government Daniel Iworiso-Markson has said government is building houses for civil servants in the state. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Men Dominate Dar Real Estate Market Share

    Daily News

    MEN are still dominating the real estate market commanding 90 per cent share in Dar es Salaam, a report by global property portal, Lamudi shows. Read more »

  • Namibia: Housing Parices Expected to Close Year 15 Percent Higher

    Namibian

    HOUSING supply continue to be low. In the latest housing index by FNB Namibia, based on July statistics, house prices increased by 26% on an annual basis to bring the House Price... Read more »



October 26

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