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Africa’s biggest private equity deals in real estate over the last five years

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Kenyan Real Estate entrepreneur nominated for UK manager of the year award

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In China, prime residential property costs nothing compared to graves

Commenting on the high cost of living in China is a fair observation, until you consider the higher cost of dying in the world’s...

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The Ugandan economy is about USD 27.6 billion in GDP as of 2017. The country’s real estate sector has in recent times drawn a...

Studies show global cities at risk of real estate bubble

Most stock markets have seen an overall bull run over the past ten years, rising from the financial crisis and investors are concerned the...

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African cities have got work to do if they are to measure up to their peers in other continents with regard to attracting big...

Five things that characterize the African housing market today

Housing finance is the main factor affecting the availability and affordability of housing especially for Africa’s poor households. In relation to housing finance, a...

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