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4 days ago
Fascinating report on the state of remittances into Nigeria from the diaspora. It would be so good to quantify further the level of investment into housing - likely to be significant. @NMRCNG have you explored this? https://t.co/7tbzZYNL6J
3 weeks ago
Joburg CBD, a booming economy that local government and police should support and not fight. Twice the annual turnover of Sandton City in small entrepreneurial efforts that make the CBD a thriving, yet overlooked port. https://t.co/DlzoJE7Cbm via @YouTube
3 weeks ago
NMRC, CAHF Sign MoU on Access to Housing Finance for Low Income Earners - THISDAYLIVE https://t.co/RwgsNX56s7
1 month ago
Excellent to see attention to #housing #Microfinance in ⁦ @TheEconomist⁩ | One brick at a time - such an important and opportunity-rich contribution to #affordablehousing in Africa. ⁦ @ibuild_global⁩ ⁦ @Habitat_org⁩ ⁦ @AUHF_Housinghttps://t.co/GrXqAMcPPE
1 month ago
A significant component of the cost of construction in Nigeria is TIME. The time it takes for the state to give the necessary approvals. Govt efficiency could impact substantially on affordability. So says Surv. Ugochukwu Chime, President of REDAN. #aihs2019 @AbujaIHS https://t.co/t62TQv7Hw0 CAHF_Africa photo
1 month ago
Surv. Ugochukwu Chime REDAN President says it straight: Investors. “They are not going to invest in an undefined environment... policies, foreclosure laws,” and data, must be in place. This is a role for all players. @AbujaIHS #aihs2019 https://t.co/RqFebc1jbY CAHF_Africa photo

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