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Dalia Hospitality, Nouvel investisseur pour l’hospitality en Afrique
30-01-2023 | 13:36:00
Création en Côte d’Ivoire de Dalia Hospitality, premier fonds d’investissement dédié au secteur du tourisme en Afrique et en Europe.
Kasada va developper un combo hotelier adjacent au plus grand projet de developpement
26-01-2023 | 14:27:52
Ce nouveau complexe constituera un nouveau centre urbain et un pôle d’attraction local avec un impact significatif sur le dynamisme de ce quartier en plein développement.
GuarantCo to receive USD 100 million, 20-year re-guarantee facility to alleviate poverty across Africa
11-01-2023 | 10:57:00
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency provides GuarantCo with a USD 100 million, 20-year re-guarantee facility to alleviate poverty across Africa and Asia.
Radisson Hotel Group opens first Zambian resort near Victoria Falls
05-01-2023 | 11:35:00
Radisson Hotel Group to announce the opening of Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort, Zambia and is a key step towards its goal of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
AFD is funding water and sanitation projects in Ethiopia
22-11-2022 | 08:41:00
The first project funded by AFD will improve access to water for 1 million people in 45 towns, and the second will provide 2.6 million people with improved, gender-sensitive sanitation facilities.
[Column] Natasha Koli-Muhire: Housing financiers have vital role in promoting housing recovery post disaster
11-11-2022 | 10:54:17
Many countries have constitutions that recognize the right to accessible and adequate housing and to reasonable standards of sanitation under their Bill of Rights. This right to adequate housing is critical more so within the context of disasters.
World class film and studio complex to be built in Nigeria
07-11-2022 | 12:00:39
Afreximbank signs deal with Silverbird Entertainment for the construction of a world class film and studio complex in Nigeria.
Radisson Hotel Group continues to strengthen its presence in Africa
07-11-2022 | 10:06:00
Radisson Hotel Group plans to strengthen its already impressive presence in Africa. The Group has ambitious plans to reach 150 hotels and 25,000 rooms within the next five years across the continent, making Africa a key region for growth.
Quadriga Systems Limited to be acquired by HSG Holding
02-11-2022 | 07:32:24
Quadriga Systems Limited to be acquired by HSG Holding as part of HSG's continued long-term acquisition and investment strategy focused on technology in the hospitality industry
Radisson Group pose la première pierre d’un complexe hôtelier à Yaoundé
28-10-2022 | 10:54:00
Le groupe hôtelier international Radisson Blu a posé la première pierre de son complexe hôtelier à 56,5 millions $ à Yaoundé, la capitale du Cameroun.
Africa50 annonce un accord pour investir dans le Groupe Holged
25-10-2022 | 12:34:56
L'investissement d'Africa50 dans le groupe Holged, l'un des principaux acteurs de l'enseignement primaire et secondaire au Maroc et en Tunisie, viendra soutenir l'expansion du réseau d'écoles Holged à travers l'Afrique.
Spleet secured $2.6M seed to scale its residential rent-focused products in Africa
12-10-2022 | 14:54:00
To solve the challenges surrounding affordability and availability in Nigeria and other parts of Africa, Spleet was founded in 2018 to build a marketplace that connects landlords with vetted tenants looking for flexible rent payment options.
[RDC]: ARISE IIP signe un accord pour le développement de la zone industrielle de Kin-Malebo
26-09-2022 | 11:29:00
Cet accord entre ARISEIIP et RDC contribuera à l'industrialisation de secteurs stratégiques pour la République démocratique du Congo.
Turkish firm to build three luxury hotels in Rwanda
21-09-2022 | 12:33:03
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente receives Ferit Şahenk, the chairman of Doğuş Group, who is currently in the country to look for potential areas of investment, in Kigali, Şahenk announced that Rwanda will be their headquarters with plans to grow further to other African countries in the future.
Letshego Group launches affordable housing to support more citizens across its Pan-Africa footprint
14-09-2022 | 11:28:00
Launching first in Botswana and Namibia, Letshego aims to bring structure and security to more families across its footprint with the launch of its ‘Affordable Housing’ suite of financial solutions.
Shelter Afrique appoints Thierno-Habib Hann as new CEO
26-08-2022 | 11:15:09
Nairobi-based pan African housing development financier Shelter Afrique has appointed Thierno-Habib Hann as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed Andrew Chimphondah who left the company early this year.
Radisson Hotel Group expands its Moroccan portfolio with a new resort in the “Blue Pearl” region
18-08-2022 | 11:54:00
Radisson Hotel Group announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Morocco, and its second Radisson Blu Resort in Saidia.
IFC and Absa Bank partner to increase affordable housing finance in South Africa
04-08-2022 | 13:51:47
To increase access to affordable housing in South Africa, IFC and Absa Bank Limited, one of the leading providers of residential mortgages in the country, have partnered to support the expansion of housing finance targeting lower-to-middle income households in South Africa.
IFC partners with Absa Bank to increase affordable housing finance in South Africa
02-08-2022 | 10:47:21
IFC and Absa Bank have partnered to support the expansion of housing finance targeting lower-to-middle income households in South Africa.
DLA Piper launches inaugural survey of In-House Lawyers in Africa
22-07-2022 | 12:05:53
DLA Piper Africa, in partnership with The Legal 500, has published its inaugural WIN (What In-house lawyers Need) Insights Report for Africa and associated Benchmarking Report.
South Africa’s student housing startup DigsConnect secures investment to spearhead international growth
20-07-2022 | 16:52:00
DigsConnect.com, South Africa’s digital student accommodation platform, announced the closure of its Pre-Series A seed extension round after securing undisclosed multi-million rand investment.
IFC and Alleyroads partner to develop affordable residential housing in South Africa
14-07-2022 | 16:30:04
To improve access to affordable, sustainable residential housing in South Africa, IFC announced an investment to support South African residential property developer, Alleyroads, to build over 1,000 rental apartment units in the Johannesburg area.
Africa-focused fund manager Vantage Capital exits Alleyroads in South Africa
05-07-2022 | 12:48:00
Vantage Capital, Africa’s mezzanine debt fund manager, announced it has fully exited its investment in Alleyroads, an affordable housing developer in South Africa, managed by Ivan Pretorius.
Jobomax, Sankofa announce joint venture pilot housing project in Ghana
17-06-2022 | 10:35:00
Sankofa Capital, a Philadelphia-based Real Estate Development Company and Jobomax Global, West Africa's most trusted homebuilder, announced a joint venture pilot housing project in Ghana.
Sotheby's International Realty opens first office in Egypt
14-06-2022 | 11:30:00
Sotheby's International Realty announced the opening of Egypt Sotheby's International Realty, signifying the brand's second office in Northern Africa and its 206th office in the EMEIA region.
AFD, Development Bank of Namibia partner to fund economic research initiatives
01-06-2022 | 15:06:00
French development agency, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and Development Bank of Namibia (DBN), signed an agreement in terms of which AFD will provide €300,000 in grant funding for two DBN research programmes.
Première édition d'un forum international des PPP à Brazzaville les 30 et 31 mai prochain
26-05-2022 | 10:50:00
Le Ministère de la Coopération internationale et de la Promotion du Partenariat Public-Privé du Congo organise un Forum dédié à renforcer les investissements étrangers dans le pays du 30 au 31 mai 2022 à Kintélé.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Harnessing the potential of African intermediary cities
20-05-2022 | 11:49:00
Africa’s urbanization rate has reached a record high with the continent being the most urbanized globally.
[Column] Grant Phillips: South Africa’s proptech revolution is about to begin
19-05-2022 | 14:04:28
Despite being one of the single largest industries globally, the property and real estate sector, both locally and abroad, have remained well behind the technology curve. 
[Kenya] Habitat for Humanity launches new ShelterTech accelerator, seeking affordable housing innovations in SSA
16-05-2022 | 15:21:00
Global nonprofit organization Habitat for Humanity has opened applications for the ShelterTech sub-Saharan Africa accelerator program.
EUR 27 million EIB backing for Cameroon business investment
09-05-2022 | 12:25:53
The European Investment Bank formally agreed to provide EUR 27 million of new long-term financing to support investment by entrepreneurs and businesses across Cameroon and strengthen economic resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic.
[South Africa] FirstRand Bank lists two sustainability bonds on the JSE
04-05-2022 | 09:44:24
FirstRand Bank, one of South Arica’s major lenders, listed two sustainability bonds on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
Baron & Cabot launches new base in Kenya and Nigeria to expand investment opportunities in Africa
08-04-2022 | 10:26:04
Baron & Cabot, a UK property investment company has launched its new base in Kenya and Nigeria to help Kenyans and Nigerians invest in property within the UK in a simple and effective way.
IFC partners with FONSIS to develop affordable housing in Senegal
29-03-2022 | 11:17:41
To help increase the supply of affordable housing in Senegal, where demand is growing rapidly, IFC and Senegal's Sovereign Wealth Fund, FONSIS, signed a collaboration agreement to develop 20,000 homes in the country.
[South Africa] IFC, Proparco, Bopa Moruo, and RMB Ventures partner to boost access to affordable student housing
02-03-2022 | 11:07:00
To increase the supply of safe, affordable, quality student housing in South Africa, particularly for students from low-income households, IFC today announced a partnership with Proparco, the French development finance institution, and Bopa Moruo Private Equity and RMB Ventures.
Increased investment in agribusiness, energy and housing could grow Uganda’s economy, IFC - World Bank report
24-02-2022 | 09:37:00
A report published by the IFC and the World Bank found that Uganda could grow its economy, create jobs, and strengthen its trade position in East Africa by increasing private sector investment in its agribusiness, energy, and housing sectors.
Knight Frank Kenya appoints Mark Dunford as new Managing Director
16-02-2022 | 08:57:19
Real estate management firm Knight Frank Kenya, has appointed Mark Dunford as the new Managing Director.
[Namibia] GIPF invests $1.3m in housing development project by Beucorp
10-02-2022 | 11:35:00
The Namibian Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has invested over N$20 million (US$1.3 million) in a housing development by Beucorp Group, through Koningstein Capital Investment Property Fund.
[Egypt] New El Alamein city sees $4bn investments, housing minister
08-02-2022 | 11:00:00
Projects involved in Egypt’s new El Alamein city have raised 62 billion Egyptian pounds ($4 billion) to date, the minister of housing, utilities and urban communities said.
Homes & Villas by Marriott International launches in South Africa
26-01-2022 | 12:57:00
Homes & Villas by Marriott International announced that almost 300 exclusive Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban homes have been added to the platform.
Vantage Capital arranges R430m mezzanine funding for Collins Residential developers in South Africa
21-01-2022 | 11:45:00
Vantage Capital announced it has arranged R430 million of mezzanine funding for the development of Seaton Estates, a residential coastal development located on the North Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.
[Kenya] Centum Real Estate secures KES 17b investment commitment from GEM
21-01-2022 | 11:14:05
Centum Real Estate signed an agreement with GEM to provide a share subscription facility of up to KES 17 billion for a 36-month term following a public listing.
IFC, Nedbank issue green bond to fund green residential developments in South Africa
16-12-2021 | 09:04:00
To help improve access to certified green homes in South Africa, IFC and Nedbank have announced the issuance of a green residential development bond under Nedbank's domestic medium-term note program, with IFC as the anchor investor.
[Kenya] CMA approves Kshs3.9 billion corporate bond for investment in affordable housing
07-12-2021 | 11:22:00
As part of its efforts to facilitate affordable housing, which is a pillar of the Big Four National Government Agenda, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) approved the issuance of a secured Ksh3.9 billion Medium Term Note programme.
The Gambia increases stake in Shelter Afrique with $19,200 additional capital payment
23-11-2021 | 10:18:00
The Government of Gambia has increased its stake in Shelter Afrique after paying $19,218.96 in additional capital, the pan-African housing development financier disclosed.
IFC, Proparco and EAIF invest in cement producer CIMAF to meet rising demand in West Africa
11-11-2021 | 07:57:00
IFC, Proparco, the French Development Institution and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) are partnering with Ciments de l'Afrique (CIMAF), to help the company boost its production of cement in West Africa.
[Column] Roger Long: Divergent trends in property values across Africa
25-10-2021 | 16:02:00
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world. This report looks at the effect of the pandemic on property values in Africa.
First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment
19-10-2021 | 17:46:00
GE Healthcare and medical group AFRIPHARMA announce the opening of the Afri-Egypt Health Services Center, a first of its kind in Uganda with lifesaving equipment from GE Healthcare.
Sotheby's International Realty opens first office in Morocco
29-09-2021 | 14:57:15
Sotheby’s International Realty announced the opening of Morocco Sotheby’s International Realty, signifying the brand’s first office in Northern Africa. The addition brings the brand’s total number of affiliated offices in the EMEIA region to nearly 200.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: African governments are accelerating 5G adoption
23-09-2021 | 11:58:23
This week, the Federal Government approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, 5G, in Nigeria. In South Africa, MTN this week became the first mobile operator in Africa to provide access to 5G technology to customers from the Philippines
Shelter Afrique fully repays commercial debts, eyes regional bonds
22-09-2021 | 12:02:00
Pan-African housing development financier Shelter Afrique has fully paid commercial debts owed to eight lenders, giving the company the leverage to underwrite new debt.
Tanzania increases stake in Shelter Afrique, pays $2.7m additional capital
14-09-2021 | 09:40:00
The pan-African housing development financier Shelter Afrique disclosed that the Government of Tanzania has increased its stake in the company after paying $2.7 million in additional capital.
Nigerian Rent4Less raises $1m private placement bond to entrench monthly rental culture in Africa
01-09-2021 | 10:34:00
Nigerian rental scheme company Rent4Less by Alpha Mead, announced it raised a fixed-rate series one $1 million private placement bond to entrench the culture of monthly rental in Africa.
TPT Global Tech partners with SWA to develop Smart Villages in West Africa
01-09-2021 | 08:25:00
TPT Global Tech announced it has entered into a strategic technology agreement with Skybridge West Africa (SWA), to participate in the development of 20 Smart Villages in West Africa.
IFC partners with Letshego Africa to increase access to affordable housing in Namibia
31-08-2021 | 11:24:00
IFC has partnered with pan-African finance organization Letshego, to increase access to affordable housing finance for thousands of individuals in Namibia with the potential to expand its partnership to other countries.
Jobomax launches new housing model to expand options for middle and lower-income buyers in West Africa
06-08-2021 | 09:54:43
Jobomax, West Africa's homebuilder, announced its first model in the $10,000 - $20,000 price range, to expand options for middle and lower-income buyers.
UN-Habitat partners with TAF Africa Global to promote affordable housing in Africa
05-08-2021 | 15:46:00
The UN-Habitat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement with Pan-African real estate development company TAF Africa Global (TAF), to provide one million affordable housing units in Africa in the next seven years.
UK government commits £35m to develop affordable green housing in Kenya
30-07-2021 | 11:40:00
The UK Climate Investments (UKCI) has committed £30 million and FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi) has committed £5 million to support green affordable housing projects in Kenya.
UK announces £132m new investments in Kenya, backs Nairobi as an international financial centre
28-07-2021 | 09:58:00
TheCityUK signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nairobi International Financial Centre Authority, establishing a formal partnership, including closer collaboration with the London Stock Exchange.
Buildher Kenya receives $40,000 from GREA to empower women in construction
16-07-2021 | 16:02:00
Skills development and empowerment of women in construction received a boost as real estate developer Gateway Real Estate Africa (GREA), handed over a donation of $40,000 (KES 4,328,000) to Buildher Kenya.
IFC invests in bond to support access to affordable housing in Tanzania
16-07-2021 | 12:22:00
To help increase access to longer-term, affordable mortgages and housing in Tanzania, IFC subscribed to a corporate bond issued by the Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company (TMRC), which was listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange.