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Africa's most populous city is facing a housing crisis. The population of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos has exploded in recent years. The immense pressure this has put on its housing sector has resulted in some Lagos residents finding risky and unusu
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Kenya's government plans to introduce a new strategy to boost housing development in the country. The Housing ministry will partner with the private sector in building affordable houses for citizens and accelerate the drafting of new laws needed to speed
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With a rising middle class across the continent, the real estate industry has registered exponential growth. However the cost of the houses still remains beyond reach, leaving many in a dilemma to either take up mortgages or construct their own. In Ghana,
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A large portion of 170 M Nigerians cannot find decent, affordable housing. That chronic housing problem has left more than half of the country's population living in sprawling slums, and that's a problem the state has confronted with little success. Kelec
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South African Government says it's confident that it is living up to the Freedom Charter's promise that a democratic, ANC-led government would provide shelter, security and comfort for its people.
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Rent hikes of 30% and more in cities like Harare are helping to spark a construction boom in Zimbabwe.Small contractors in the home construction industry are thriving, thanks to growing demand despite the economic slowdown experienced in the country.
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Zimbabweans have been urged to tap into invest opportunities that are available in the housing sector. During a recent housing expo, President Robert Mugabe said the sector has over the years proved to be a viable investment opportunity, and a good way of
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The slowing Ugandan economy is eating up returns in the country's real estate sector. Property dealers say the strain in growth has hit them hard and they are struggling to stay afloat. CCTV's Michael Baleke has that report.
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The Ethiopian government has launched a subsidized housing programme for teachers. This is part of efforts to improve the quality of education, by motivating teachers. Thousands of educators have already benefited from the scheme, as CGTN's Girum Chala re
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In South Africa, property developers in Johannesburg have opened an innovative, multi-storey affordable housing project -- constructed entirely of used shipping containers. CGTN's Julie Scheier went to have a look and filed this report