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23 Oct
In Turkey, young people recently expressed their frustration with the authorities when students protested an ongoing spike in housing prices. This protest movement reflects the growing difficulties of the general population amid sky-high living costs, even as the government refuses to acknowledge the economic crisis. Our Istanbul correspondents Ludovic de Foucaud, Hussein Asad and Shona Bhattacharyya report.
3 Oct 2019
Nigeria is gripped by a crisis that has left Africa's most populous country ill-equipped to properly house its inhabitants, said a United Nations rapporteur who also called for an end to the forced evictions of entire communities.
19 Aug 2019
Miles Shipside, commercial director at RightMove, discusses London’s housing market and where the biggest gains are being seen.
13 Jun 2019
Housing has become a major problem in many cities across the world and this includes Nigerian. Olaoluwa Bamishile speaks about solving Nigeria's housing shortage with container homes.
6 Jun 2019
A project dubbed “Rugarama Park Estate” a joint venture between Shelter Africa, Development Bank of Rwanda in partnership with engineering and construction firm Remote Group, has recently been launched where we will see the construction of over 2000 affordable housing for an average Rwandan’s income.
18 May 2019
Nigeria’s Housing Finance Programme aims at tackling the country’s housing deficit and the long-term funding constraints hampering the growth of the primary mortgage market. But how has Nigeria's housing market fared in the first quarter of the year? Sulaiman Balogun, Chief Business Officer and Co-founder of PropertyPro joins CNBC Africa to assess Nigeria’s housing market.
2 Dec 2018
Managing rapid urbanization has become one of the most important development challenges for Africa. The continent faces huge problems in meeting the needs of its growing urban populations, including housing and infrastructure. Christian Benimana, an architect from Rwanda, takes up the challenge.
18 Feb 2018
Rents in Hong Kong are the highest in Asia. A three-room apartment in the city center can cost around 8,000 euros a month. The territory has limited land for new housing, and is facing a squeeze as more seniors and young singles seek to live alone.
1 Jul 2017
Affordable housing - Crown realities Plc unveils 81 units housing estate in Abuja.

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