Category Archives: World

Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market

As of the end of last year, the digital currency was listed as a way to pay for some 75 properties for sale, especially in south Florida and California, according to the real estate firm Redfin. “Bitcoin accepted” is a message now seen in the

UN Habitat Presents Tool for the Implementation of New Urban Agenda

The New Urban Agenda encourages UN-Habitat and others ‘to generate evidence-based and practical guidance for [its] implementation and the urban dimension of the [SDGs], in close collaboration with Member States, local authorities, major groups and other relevant stakeholders, as well as through the mobilization of

Saudi real estate market named among world’s worst performers

Saudi Arabia’s real estate market is one of the worst performers in the world, according to new data released by Knight Frank. Its latest Global House Price Index showed that Saudi Arabia was ranked 55th out of 56 markets analysed during the third quarter of

FG finally hands over State House, Marina to Lagos govt

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the process of handing over the State House, Marina, to the Lagos State Government. The process which started about 20 years ago was completed with the signing and exchanging of documents between the state government and the Federal Government

Bad loans push Shelter Afrique to $2.16m loss

Troubled mortgage lender Shelter Afrique has reported a $2.16 million net loss for the six months ended June, compared to a net profit of $1.65 in the same period a year ago on the back of increased provisions for bad loans. Shelter Afrique’s loan impairment