Real estate

September 19, 2017


Safaricom Investments in Customer Service Creates 300 Jobs

To strengthen service delivery to its customers, Kenyan telco Safaricom has renewed investments in its customer care organization in initiatives that will create 300 new job opportunities in the country.

The initiatives aim to put the customer at the heart of all initiatives launched by the company, ensuring that all its efforts create individualized experiences for customers.


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September 13, 2017


West African Real Estate Shifts into Another Phase

Nigeria has faced strong headwinds in the past two years however, the currency uncertainty and falling oil price and production that have weighed heavily on consumer confidence are giving way

The Nigerian real estate sector is turning the corner as the country’s economy appears to be emerging from recession. The easing of inflationary pressure, improved investment inflows, increased oil production and an improvement of foreign exchange liquidity,"...

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September 13, 2017


Qudwa Global Survey Reveals Emotional Soft Skills are More Important Success Factors than Hard Skills for Teachers of the Future

800 leading educators from 68 countries will convene at Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi next month to discuss transformational, behavioural and technology trends in education under the theme of Teaching for Tomorrow.

Qudwa 2017, a Global Teachers’ forum, conducted a survey that uncovered key insights about the factors that will set teachers up for future success, as new technologies and hybrid teaching models"...

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September 10, 2017


The First Group Marks Hotel Portfolio Milestone with Completion of TRYP by Wyndham Dubai

Global property developer The First Group has taken possession of its second hotel property, TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, marking another significant milestone in its portfolio development strategy.

The completion of the 675 upper mid-scale hotel in Dubai’s sought-after Barsha Heights district, also marks the TRYP brand’s debut in the city, cementing The First Group’s position as a respected"...

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September 7, 2017


Yardi Showcasing Innovative Real Estate Technology at Cityscape 2017

( AETOS Wire )-- Yardi will demonstrate its latest innovations in investment and property management software at Cityscape 2017, which takes place Sept. 11-13 in Dubai.

Cityscape focuses on the real estate industry in emerging markets and is one of the world’s largest annual real estate events. Yardi is a Conference Silver Sponsor.


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August 30, 2017


Investment Properties that will keep you invested

Just Property, real estate company provides a sum-up of two profitable investment properties in South Africa and what they each have to offer. Shandrani - In the power capital of South Africa According to Just Property, Shandrani is the fastest growing town in South Africa. The largest processor of rental payments for the property management industry, Payprop surveyed Shandrani to be the highest paid rental town in South Africa. For example, rentals cost, R1,395,000 all costs included with free-standing units consisting of 4 bedrooms as well as 4 bathrooms. The lease agreement is R15 000 per month. Each estate is covered with 24-hour security. No levies are required for 12 months. Just Property reports that there is a 20% return for the last 6 years of previous clients and the Return on Investment (ROI) stands at 11.6%. The Greater Johannesburg The Greater Johannesburg estate similarly......

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August 29, 2017


Govt moves to attract more cement makers to boost local production

the local construction and real estate sectors have registered enormous growth rates over the past decade, a situation that hiked cement demand. However, what is manufactured by the existing producers does not meet market demand, with experts predicting the supply gap to continue widening in the next few years.

This (shortfall) has also attracted regional firms to expand operations in the country to serve the growing demand for cement that presently"...

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August 27, 2017


Model Law on Trans-boundary Infrastructure Development in Africa Launched

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has unveiled the Model Law on trans-boundary infrastructure projects in Africa.

The ECA and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) had in 2016 been tasked by African leaders to develop a framework that would harmonize laws across the continent to make it easier for the private sector to invest in transboundary infrastructure.


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