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Experts Foresee Scarcity of Office Spaces Despite Mushrooming Skyscrapers

Tanzania: Experts Foresee Scarcity of Office Spaces Despite Mushrooming Skyscrapers - REAL estate development is a booming business in the country today, with mega projects completed and some still well under way. But, with the current pace of construction, even experts remain uncertain of the time it will take to bring the market under equilibrium. [AA Construction]

Construction Sector Remains Prone to Corruption

Tanzania: Construction Sector Remains Prone to Corruption - THOUGH construction sector plays a vital role in the country's economic and social development, it remains one of those areas occupying the top position as far as corruption ranking is concerned. Construction sector is particularly prone to grand corruption because of the large amount of funds involved in the execution of projects. [AA Construction]

Apex on Well Planned Housing Project in Kibaha

Tanzania: Apex on Well Planned Housing Project in Kibaha - Determined to ease the rising demand for housing in Dar es Salaam and its environs, APEX Housing Development Ltd is to embark on a multibillion project to provide both residential and commercial accommodation to Tanzanians at affordable prices. [AA Construction]

Citizens Brace for Unprecedented Construction Boom

Tanzania: Citizens Brace for Unprecedented Construction Boom - TANZANIA has seen unprecedented massive construction boom in recent years in all aspects of the activity. For the past decade and even a few years before that, there has been a [AA Construction]

Councillors Slam Harare City Council's Housing Department

Zimbabwe: Councillors Slam Harare City Council's Housing Department - HARARE City councillors are up in arms against the council's housing department which they accuse of sabotaging their efforts to deliver accommodation to residents. [AA Urbanisation]

Contractor Locked Out of Murram Site in Thika

Kenya: Contractor Locked Out of Murram Site in Thika - Kabuito construction company has been barred from excavating murram at the Wabeni polytechnic following protests by local residents led by councillor David Njehia. [AA Construction]

Construction of Nacala Airport to Create 700 Jobs

Mozambique: Construction of Nacala Airport to Create 700 Jobs - The construction of an international airport in the northern Mozambican port of Nacala will create a total of 700 jobs, according to the official government spokesperson, Deputy Justice Minister Alberto Nkutumula. [AA Construction]

Building Industry Tops Other Sectors With 100,000 Jobs

Kenya: Building Industry Tops Other Sectors With 100,000 Jobs - Spending on roads and housing enabled the construction sector to create new jobs at the fastest rate last year as employment in the sector rose above 100,000 for the first time. [AA Construction]

FCTA Constructs 1,500 Classrooms in 12 Months

Nigeria: FCTA Constructs 1,500 Classrooms in 12 Months - The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said that it has constructed over 1,500 classrooms in the last one year and has rehabilitated over 500 existing classrooms, as part of efforts towards classroom decongestion. [AA Construction]

Boarding High School Building Under Way in Chief Mailo

Zambia: Boarding High School Building Under Way in Chief Mailo - The Government has started the construction of a boarding high school in Chief Mailo in Serenje District. [AA Construction]

Church Collapses At Okombahe

Namibia: Church Collapses At Okombahe - The residents of Okombahe were startled late at night by a loud rumbling - soon to learn that a five-metre-high wall of the 103-year-old Omkhaidani Evangelical Lutheran Church had collapsed. [AA Urbanisation]

EFF Provides Sanitary Facilities to Foni Communities

Gambia: EFF Provides Sanitary Facilities to Foni Communities - The Eastern Foni Federation (EFF), in collaboration with EU-Child Fund Water and Sanitation (WatSan) project, recently dug 34 pit latrines in Foni Jarrol and Bondali Districts of the West Coast Region. [AA Urbanisation]

Housing - Experts Advise Jonathan On Policy Implementation

Nigeria: Housing - Experts Advise Jonathan On Policy Implementation - The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) and the African Real Estate Society (AfRES) have advised President Goodluck Jonathan to engage competent professionals in the implementation of policies relating to land acquisition and housing development. [AA Urbanisation]

Exercises to Develop City to Continue - Accra Mayor

Ghana: Exercises to Develop City to Continue - Accra Mayor - The Mayor of Accra, Dr. Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has has said that he is not afraid to loose his position for doing what he terms as right for the development of the capital city. [AA Urbanisation]

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