Container homes: Olaoluwa Bamishile speaks about solving Nigeria's housing shortage with container homes
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.
Rwanda launches low cost housing project
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.
Analysis of Nigeria’s housing sector performance
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.
Young African architects tackle urban growth
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.
Hong Kong's housing shortage drives prices up
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.