August 27

August 26

  • Liberia: 'Lethal Weapon' Killed Shaki - Defense Minister Shifts


    "I can tell you that after careful review of all of the photographs and videos from the West Point riots last week, it has been established that both lethal and non lethal weapons... Read more »

  • Liberia: Sea Erosion Strikes West Point

    New Dawn

    Over 1000 residents have been left homeless following sea erosion in the slum community of West Point. As a result of torrential rains on Sunday night, 24 August the sea overflow... Read more »

  • Liberia: U.S.$5.7 Million for Gbarnga Streets?

    New Dawn

    The Assistant Superintendent of Bong County for Development says the county will need the minimum of US$5. 7m to pave 9.6 kilometers of streets in Gbarnga. Mr. Anthony Sheriff told... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rain Wreaks Havoc in Owerri


    THE evening heavy rain that took many residents of Owerri, capital of Imo State and outskirts unawares for several hours, left a tricycle operator, Joseph, a native of Isu Local... Read more »

August 25

  • Liberia: ANC - West Point Teaches There's Need for Local Community Leaders Role


    The Alternative National Congress (ANC) of Liberia has called for a more robust community-based Ebola prevention and treatment campaign. Read more »

  • Kenya: Trials Begin for Nairobi Parking E-Pay

    Capital FM

    The pilot project for the cashless payment of parking fees in Nairobi was launched on Haile Selassie Avenue on Monday. Read more »

  • South Africa: Marikana Public Violence Accused Appear in Court


    17 people appeared at Athlone Magistrate Court on 25 August on charges of public violence related to the Marikana informal settlement evictions last week. The accused faced charges... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Way to Tackle Housing Deficit - Architects

    Daily Trust

    Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has called on the federal government to address the problem associated with development of building materials locally for issues related with... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Firm to Partner Kogi Govt On Housing

    Daily Trust

    A private firm, Saniif Property Nigeria Limited is partnering the Kogi State government on the construction of housing estates for civil servants. Read more »

  • Namibia: Swakop CBD to Go Into Survival Mode


    DUE to major commercial retail and service developments around Swakopmund's CBD, the Swakopmund Municipal Council has come to the discomfiting realisation that its historic and... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 1 000 CABS, City Houses Ready

    The Herald

    NEARLY 1 000 houses built by Central Africa Building Society in partnership with Harare City Council are now ready for occupation. Council spokesperson Mr Leslie Gwindi said 985... Read more »

August 24

August 23

August 22

  • Liberia: Injured Boy From West Point Riots Bleeds to Death in Liberia


    Wednesday's clashes in the now quarantined community of West Point have led to the death of a 15-year old boy, Sheaky Kamara. He died from apparent gunshot wounds, but the question... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Rotten Rice' - West Point Residents Decry Quality of Distributed Food


    The government of Liberia has started distribution of food for the residents of West Point who were quarantined Wednesday, but residents of the community are complaining that the... Read more »

  • Zambia: Lafarge Workers in Housing Bonanza

    Times of Zambia

    LAFARGE Zambia has offered to sell 347 housing units to former and current employees both in Ndola and Lusaka with a 35 per cent discount on the actual value. Read more »

  • South Africa: City Plans to Sell Off a String of Properties


    The City of Cape Town has announced it intends to sell off 65 municipal properties prompting a backlash from the hosts of a recent symposium on the Urban Land Question. Read more »

August 21

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