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Should you invest in African student housing?

According to real estate firm JLL, “demand for new purpose-built student accommodation across sub-Saharan Africa is set to exceed 500,000 beds over the next five years”. It looks like supplying this accommodation will largely be the remit of the private sector – it’s no secret that there are public sector budget constraints across Africa. Does

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Fire guts Ayeduase – Kotei Cemetery next to Hostel

Residents of Ayeduase-Kotei a suburb of Kumasi were awoken to a smokey Friday morning as fire engulfed the cemetery next to the Nyame Mireku Hostel off the Kotei Ayeduase road. The fire engulfed the weeds which had overgrown on the cemetery land and produced large amounts of soot which had filled the whole atmosphere. The

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How To Live In Peace With Your Roommates

You never know someone until you have lived with that person. How true is this statement? From afar people may seem perfect but it is only when you live with them that you begin to notice peculiar habits and behaviours that may not go down so well with you. Living with people can sometimes be

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A New Way To Book A Hostel Room

If you have ever schooled or are still schooling in any of the Universities or tertiary institutions in Ghana then you might have had that unique experience of living in a hostel. Hostels are fun, you cook your own food, clean you room, plan your day, you are practically living on your own and for some it is their first time living apart from their parents. There are many types of hostels, from very luxurious ones which may pass as hotels and to hostels with the basics, a bed in a room.