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
Where you will spend the next 4 months or years of your life is an important decision you have to make and it isn’t one to take lightly. Hostels differ in management, facilities and prices and so it is important to do your homework very well before choosing a hostel. Whether it’s your first time or not,
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
Apart from hopelessness, depression, drugs and anxiety there are many other reasons why people commit the unpopular act of suicide. For students some of the main causes are; New environment Loss of a social network Loss of the safety net found at home Pressure academically or socially Isolation and alienation Lack of coping skills Difficulty
Some hostels accommodate students for a semester (approximately 4 months) while others do so for a year or more. Homestels are more apartment like and may take in students for short or long term contracts which may last for over 4 years. Every hostel is different and people select them based on their needs, affordability
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
16 illegal hostels operating in the Eastern Region have been closed down by the Ghana Tourism Authority for operating without a licence. The tourism authority regulates the activities of all accommodation establishment which includes hotels, hostels, guest houses and apartments. The hostels are Universal , Elite, Vine, Solo, Central, Mr Doe, Hallelujah, Madiba, Frontline, Hostel 99,
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.