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Transportation - Lagos Intensifies Efforts to Rebuild Infrastructure

Nigeria: Transportation - Lagos Intensifies Efforts to Rebuild Infrastructure - Over time, the desires to ameliorate the sufferings of Lagos commuters had been a major source of concern for several administrations in Lagos state owning to the chaotic nature of traffic in the metropolitan city. [AA Construction]

Infrastructure Development Has Set on the Right Foot

Zambia: Infrastructure Development Has Set on the Right Foot - THE commissioning of Society House redevelopment has set in motion another positive addition to the ambitious infrastructure development programme the Government has embarked on. [AA Construction]

Central Glass - International Architectural Design Competition

Central Glass - International Architectural Design Competition - The theme of this years Central Glass International Architectural Design Competition was selected to resonate with the theme of the UIA congress, and the final judging will take place during the congress, at the same venue - the Tokyo International Forum. Many congress participants are expected to a ...26.05.2011 [WAC Latest News]

Farm Invasions Intensify As SADC Snubs Human Rights

Farm Invasions Intensify As SADC Snubs Human Rights - Farm Invasions Intensify As SADC Snubs Human Rights - Zimbabwe's remaining commercial farming community is facing a fresh onslaught of invasions by ZANU PF land grabbers, in the wake of the closure of the regional human rights court. [All Africa : Zimbabwe] [AA Zimbabwe]

Official assures technical conclusion of Luanda Bay project

Official assures technical conclusion of Luanda Bay project - Official assures technical conclusion of Luanda Bay project - Angola, Luanda – The chairperson of board of directors of Luanda Bay Society, Manuel Vicente, Friday in Luanda assured the conclusion of the most complex technical components of Luanda bay project.
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Construction of Silos Severely Delayed

Construction of Silos Severely Delayed - Construction of Silos Severely Delayed - A government project for the construction of silos for storing grain in Nhamatanda, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, has been delayed by a year. [AA Network News] [AA Mozambique]

Kampala is a Modern Executive Slum - Muliika

Uganda: Kampala is a Modern Executive Slum - Muliika - Former Katikkiro of Buganda Daniel Muliika has decried the filth in Kampala City, saying it is like a modern "executive slum" because of the breakdown in most of its social services. [AA Urbanisation]

Forgotten Squatters Cry for Help

Kenya: Forgotten Squatters Cry for Help - They are emaciated, and despite the fact that it is lunch hour, there are no indications they will have any meal. [AA Urbanisation]

Mt Kenya Evictees to Be Settled

Kenya: Mt Kenya Evictees to Be Settled - The government will settle 19 families evicted from Mt Kenya forest 21 years ago on part of land set aside for a university in Kirinyaga. The victims, who have been living in deplorable conditions on a roadside at Gathuthuma village, will be moved to South Ngariama. Scores of people were evicted from Kangaita forest where they grew food crops along side tendering trees and have been living in villages at the edge of the forest. [AA Urbanisation]

Barriers to Affordable Housing Must Be Reviewed

Namibia: Barriers to Affordable Housing Must Be Reviewed - Reviewing the current legislative and institutional framework relating to infrastructure development and the National Housing Policy are amongst a number strategies required to address informal settlement in Namibia, says Local Government Minister, Jerry Ekandjo. [AA Urbanisation]

Cement Price Drops

Nigeria: Cement Price Drops - Ten days after President Goodluck Jonathan gave cement manufacturers a 30-day ultimatum to reduce the price of cement, the price of the product has started coming down slowly. [AA Construction]

Fedpoly Bauchi Commissions N60 Million Building Projects

Nigeria: Fedpoly Bauchi Commissions N60 Million Building Projects - The corporate headquarters of a Micro-Finance as well as PolyConsult worth over N60m of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi has been commissioned by the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Institution, Engineer Sa'ad Maliki over the weekend. [AA Construction]

Kenya: Parties Yet to Consult Housing Corporation in the Plan for Kuppet Members Housing Scheme

Kenya: Parties Yet to Consult Housing Corporation in the Plan for Kuppet Members Housing Scheme - The National Housing Corporation is yet to be engaged in the deal to provide homes for teachers struck between the Kenya Post Primary Education Teachers and the Ministry of Housing. [AA Urbanisation]

Ghana: Ho Municipal Assembly Embarks On Demolition Exercise

Ghana: Ho Municipal Assembly Embarks On Demolition Exercise - The Ho Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Isaac Kodobisah, says the assembly is evolving strategies in collaboration with stakeholders to bring sanity into the erection of structures in the Municipality, and warned that his outfit would not tolerate such disorderly behaviour. [AA Urbanisation]

Eviction Threats Leave Grape Growers in Limbo

Namibia: Eviction Threats Leave Grape Growers in Limbo - Fresh eviction threats hinder the plans of 13 small-scale grape farmers at the Orange River Irrigation Project (ORIP) to begin pruning dormant vines in a crucial step to shape this years' crop. [AA Urbanisation]

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