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Senegalese Authorities Okay Akon’s Futuristic City

Senegalese state-owned SAPCO tourism company has given Akon the go-ahead to develop a futuristic crypto-powered city named Akon City. The project built on 2000 acres...
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African Development Bank has signed a five-year agreement to use FIDIC standard contracts

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has secured a major agreement with the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) that will give the international funding...

Africa Day 2020 to highlight African cities

Two-thirds of the urban space that Africa will need by 2050 will be built in the next 30 years according to UN-Habitat. Based on...

How predictive data is helping building professionals future proof their designs

Architects and design professionals create drawings and conceptual designs using data from the present to build structures in the future. Delays happen. In the...

Shelter Afrique and Habitat for Humanity in $100M affordable housing deal

Pan-African real estate financier Shelter Afrique, has signed a partnership with Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Centre for Innovation in Shelter, to jointly avail funding...
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Ten trends shaping African real estate in 2019

African markets are fast evolving. In the information economy, adoption of new ideas and technologies are occurring at unprecedented rates. In the midst of...

Rwanda to begin construction of Africa’s first Green City in 2020

After kick-starting the construction of the $2 billion Kigali innovation city project, Rwanda is now training its guns on green cities. The country has...

Iconic Turkana museum to break ground in 2022

The building of Africa’s most iconic and technologically advanced museum could break ground in 2022 if all goes according to plan. The project dabbed...

Kenya’s super-rich buy new homes as prime residential markets cools down

Kenya’s super-rich are buying more luxury homes in the country, signaling bargain-hunting as prices for trophy houses soften, according to data compiled...

How to go about capital growth in real estate investments

Real estate investment opportunities are on the rise and competition for the best deals is tougher than ever. The best goes to the...

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