Africa

Nigeria Building Collapse

The sad reality of Nigerian building collapses as a result of substandard building materials

The spates of building collapse in Nigeria have over time assumed a very worrisome state as many lives have been lost and huge properties/investments wasted. The incessant building collapse in Nigeria is posing serious challenges to all citizens, including those in the built environment, governments, consultants, landlords, and users of the building. Several factors have been traced to be the...

Open Budget Survey

South Africa tops Sub-Saharan Africa open budget survey, with Ghana placing second

Ghana was placed second next to South Africa in an open budget survey for Sub-Saharan Africa, conducted by the World Bank group.  The third was Uganda, which came within close striking distance of 61 points with a score of 53 percent, with both following South Africa which emerged first in the region with a score of 85 percent. The Open Budget Survey is an assessment of fiscal transparency,...

UK Real Estate

Baron and Cabot CEO, Mark Pearson says West African investment into the UK’s real estate market is on the rise

The Chief Executive and founder of Baron and Cabot, Mark Pearson has said investment traction from West Africa and Ghana into the United Kingdom’s real estate market has been on an upward trajectory. Ghanaian investors are now exploring alternative investment plans abroad. Following a turbulent first half of the year for the local economy, many are seeking to salvage whatever value is left on...

Africa Investment

CEO of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, Oscar Onyema, calls for more investments In African Markets

The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX), Mr Oscar Onyema, has called for more investments in Africa’s marketplace, submitting that the space is big enough for prospective investors. He said the fast-growing population, competitive market, and urbanization of Africa, which is expected to drive over 50 percent of citizens of the continent...

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