Nigeria

16th Africa International Housing Conference And Exhibition kicks off

The long-anticipated 16th Africa International Housing Show (AIHS), which is Africa’s largest construction and Exhibition event, kicked off on Monday. Over 15, 000 participants from Nigeria and beyond are expected to grace the annual event. About 450 companies will be at the conference to exhibit. Roughly 15 of them are foreign companies with great reputations, who have made and are still making a...

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...

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...

AIHS 2022

Sterling Bank announces plans at AIHS 2022 to Champion Non-interest Financing For Real Estate Development

As part of efforts to ensure housing development in Nigeria, the Sterling Bank Plc has concluded plans to champion a non-interest finance session geared toward real estate development at the 2022 Africa International Housing Show (AIHS) to be held at the International Conference Center, Abuja. The session is facilitated to address financial inclusion, most especially for developers and real...

Africa

Is time running out for Africa to industrialize?

Despite efforts made by countries over the years to industrialize, Africa's share of global manufacturing remains negligible. Manufacturing has been touted as the key to unlocking productive jobs, bigger export revenues, and sustainable development. In 2019, Africa’s industrial GDP expanded by 17% to $731 billion, with the value-added of manufacturing surging by 39%, according to the African...

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