Buildings

Zimbabwe: Treasury Allocates US$1b for Housing Projects 
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The Zimbabwe Cabinet has approved the construction of 200,000 low-cost houses and flats by 2023. 

Kenya: Chinese Firm Wins case to Construct Commercial Building in Nairobi
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China Railways No 10 Engineering Group Co Ltd has won a fight in court to develop a commercial engineering office complex in Karen, Nairobi.

Kenya: Value of Construction Approvals in Nairobi falls to eight-year Low 
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The value of building approvals in Nairobi for the 11 months to November 2020 fell to Ksh150.5 billion (approx. US$1.39 billion); a new low that…

Ghana: Prices of Cement and Other Building Materials increase by 5%
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The price of building materials in Ghana is reported to have shot up by 5%, stalling construction projects across the country.

German Real Estate Firm, Rockstone, enters Ethiopia Construction Market
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ROCKSTONE Ethiopia, a German-based company, has invested one billion Birr (US$25.4 million) in the construction of a G+20 exclusive apartment…

Innovative Kenyan Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks Stronger than Concrete
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Nzambi Matee, the founder of Gjenge Makers, recycles waste plastic into construction products. She is a materials engineer who designed her…

Bamburi Cement launches Houses of Tomorrow (HoT) in Kenya
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Bamburi Cement has launched a green construction project in Kenya as part of its sustainable construction agenda.

Kenyan Government Partners With Hydro Developers for Affordable Housing Project
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The project dubbed ‘Hydro City’ consists of 30,489 affordable houses in the country’s Kiambu County. 

Nigeria’s Federal Government Launches N200b Low-Cost Housing Scheme
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The social housing scheme is one of the planned projects under the government's Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) and aims to provide 300,000 low…

US$120m Pullman Hotel under construction in Accra, Ghana
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Ghana's capital, Accra, is looking forward to the arrival of a spectacular new Pullman-branded hotel and serviced apartments scheme from…