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Addis Ababa News

Addis Ababa gets MIDROC skyscraper

A new skyscraper will soon open for business in the centre of Addis Ababa, becoming the new tallest building in the capital. The 22-storey Nani Building is being constructed at a cost of 600 millio...
Arusha News

Ngurdoto conference centre in Arusha

A new conference centre is in the final stage of completion at the Ngurdoto Montain Lodge complex close to the Arusha national park. With a seating capacity of 4,000 it will be the largest in Tanzania...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia Hotels Enterprise up for sale

The Ethiopian government has put up for privatisation the state owned Ethiopia Hotels Enterprise (EHE), which controls hotels and restaurants in prime central Addis Ababa locations. The Privatizat...
Cape Town News

SABC Sea Point property to be repaired

Cape Town city council has won a legal battle to oblige the owners of an abandoned property at Sea Point west of the city centre to take care of its maintenance. The property in question is Rock...
Cairo News

Egyptian property tax reforms

A group of professors from Ulster University in the United Kingdom is assessing possible reforms to Egypt
Arusha News

Arusha property racket targets foreigners

Foreigners have become the target of a racket linked to property sales in Arusha, the Arusha Times reports. Racketeers posing as estate agents have allegedly been offering unavailable plots or hous...
Lagos News

Lagos looks at rent reforms.

The obligation for prospective tenants in Lagos to pay two or three years
Addis Ababa News

Lideta district set for development.

The Lideta area of Addis Ababa southwest of Mexico Square is set for transformation under a far-reaching development plan launched by the city council. The project includes the demolition of existing...
Nairobi News

Nairobi buildings face demolition.

Nairobi landlords have no reason to smile as their treasured residential and commercial buildings could be on the verge of being demolished. Landlords, especially in the prime areas of the city, bett...
Dar Es Salaam News

Bahari Beach development.

Work is underway to build an upper-middle income development of residential units and commercial facilities in the Bahari Beach area 22 km north of the city centre. The project, known as Bahari Beach...
Cape Town News

Constantia residents oppose housing development.

Residents of the exclusive Constantia neighbourhood south of the city centre are angry at provincial government plans to build housing for lower- and middle-income citizens in the area. The developmen...
Cape Town News

Cape Town to get skyscraper.

A structure over twice the height of the tallest building in Cape Town is to be built on Buitengracht Street on the foreshore. The R1.2 billion, 150-m-tall skyscraper will contain office floors, a hot...
Cape Town News

Cape Town council flats to get upgrade.

Maintenance work is to be carried out on thousands of flats and houses owned by the city council and rented out to poor tenants under an ambitious scheme due to begin in July. Roughly 7,500 housing...
Arusha News

New residential area for Arusha.

Terrat and Mkonoo in southern Arusha are set to become new upmarket residential areas according to a report in the
Cape Town News

Clashes in Cape Town over housing.

Seven people including one child have been injured in clashes with police during an operation to evict hundreds of squatters from unfinished government housing at Delft on the Cape Flats. Riot-squad o...
Cape Town News

House sales in Cape Town hit record figures.

Last year was a record year for residential property sales in the Cape Town area according to a report in the daily newspaper
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