Nairobi News

Nairobi skyscraper set to be Africa's tallest building

Work commences on 300-m-high Pinnacle in Nairobi. Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has laid the foundation stone for a Nairobi skyscraper destined to be the tallest building in Africa when it opens...
Cape Town News

New skyscraper for Cape Town

Zero-2-One Tower would become Cape Town's tallest skyscraper. A 42-storey skyscaper planned for the Cape Town's Central Business District (CBD) would become the city's tallest building if it receiv...
Cape Town News

Major plans for Cape Town station

Rezoning plan could see Cape Town rail station get R1-billion facelift. A major development plan could see the construction of a 120-room hotel with an office and retail complex in the forecourt of...

Sujimoto plans the tallest residential building in Lagos

25-storey luxury apartment block to be built on Lagos Island. Nigerian construction and real estate company Sujimoto has unveiled plans for a 25-storey luxury building which is set to be the talles...
Addis Ababa News

New HQ for Commerical Bank of Ethiopia

Chinese company to build tallest building in east Africa The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) is to build a new headquarters in Addis Ababa following a deal with the China State Construction Engin...
Nairobi News

Major redevelopment in Nairobi's Eastlands district

Urban renewal plans involve demolition and reconstruction More than 80,000 new homes are to be built in Eastlands, a mixed-income district located due east of Nairobi city centre, as part of a major...
Lagos News

Lagos building collapse kills five

Incident occured same day as fire destroys Great Nigeria House The death toll from the collapse of a five-storey building in Lagos rose to five after dozens of people were trapped under rubble on...
Addis Ababa News

Chinese firm to build new HQ for NIB

Construction of the new 35-storey headquarters for Ethiopia's NIB International Bank is to be carried out by Chinese construction firm China Railway No.3, with work scheduled to begin around the end o...
Lagos News

Lagos edition of Monopoly

The city of Lagos is launching its own edition of the world's most popular board game Monopoly on 11 December at City Hall in Lagos. The game, which is based around the domination of the market thr...
Cape Town News

Cape Town's new skyscraper

The construction of Cape Town
Arusha News

Evictions to make way for shopping mall in Arusha

Residents in Kaloleni near the city centre are to be evicted from land owned by the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) to make way for a shopping mall being built by the AICC. Its managing...
Nairobi News

Demolition of Nairobi’s dangerous buildings

Nairobi city council has embarked on a scheme to demolish all substandard and illegally constructed buildings in the city. The plan was underlined by the minister for local environment Musalia Mudavad...
Dar Es Salaam News

Shortage of office space in Dar es Salaam

Experts have predicted a shortage of office spaces in Dar es Salaam in the coming years. Despite the city
Lagos News

Lagos to decongest Central Business District

The New Town Development Authority (NTDA) of Lagos State says it has developed new sites and drawn up housing plans aimed at decongesting the heavily populated Central Business District (CBD) in Lagos...
Cape Town News

Cape Town's urban regeneration project

The city of Cape Town and the Western Cape provincial government have announced a $663 million urban regeneration project which will include the expansion of the Cape Town International Convention Cen...
Nairobi News

Property boom in Nairobi

Recently published figures in the Global Property Guide (GPG) reveal the extent of Kenya's real estate pricing bubble which has pushed the cost of homes to almost 150 times the annual incomes of the a...
Nairobi News

Nairobi city council in dispute with Yaya centre

The company which owns the Yaya Centre development in Nairobi, Yaya Towers Ltd, has become involved in a legal action with the city council of Nairobi. Both sides dispute ownership of the carpark at t...
Nairobi News

Nairobi city council in dispute with Yaya centre

The company which owns the Yaya Centre development in Nairobi, Yaya Towers Ltd, has become involved in a legal action with the city council of Nairobi. Both sides dispute ownership of the carpark at t...
Accra News

Accra beachfront development

The multi-million dollar proposed development of Accra

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