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A survey conducted by global audit firm KPMG about the state of private equity in East Africa, highlights the distribution of investment private equity...

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Knight Frank’s recently published Global Cities report, sheds some light on the advances of human civilization, which began in cities, in city building. In...

Tanzania Contracts Chinese Firm to Build Africa’s Largest Medical Factory

Tanzania Government has signed a contract with Chinese company Neusoft Medical Systems Company Ltd to construct the largest medical equipment manufacturing factory in Africa. The new factory will...

Demand for Industrial Property Soars

The Africa Prime Industrial report by JLL projects a growth in the total demand for prime industrial warehouse in 11 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa....

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A scrutiny conducted by JLL in five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa has revealed an annual shortage of housing in excess of 24.25 million in...

Nairobi Among Six Of The Most Promising Cities For Commercial Real Estate In Emerging...

A recent research by emerging markets platform Frontera shows that Nairobi is among six of the most promising cities for commercial real estate in...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange Listed Firm ADvTECH Expands to Tatu City in Kenya

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed company ADvTECH Ltd has confirmed the purchase of land at Tatu City, which will become the future home to a Crawford International...

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