Why South Africa’s Covid-19 death rate is lower than predicted

Crammed with more than half a million people somewhere between the Winelands and beaches of this international destination it’s now the center of attention. High-density areas like Khayelitsha are being closely watched because doctors say that places like this are where the battle against Covid-19 on the African continent will be won or lost. South Africa is, by far and away, the hardest-hit country on the continent. Its confirmed case count is approaching 200,000 and rising fast. Western Cape is now in the middle of the peak of its coronavirus surge. With more than…

State Swings in to Resolve Del Monte Land Issues

The land lease dispute between the giant company Del Monte and the residents of Kiambu County has attracted the eye of President Uhuru Kenyatta who has directed the Ministry of Lands to resolve the issue as soon as possible. According to the Lands Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri, the Head of State has given the Ministry until the end of the Month of July to have the issue resolved after Washington called on Nairobi to intervene. “All parties will be listened to and the government will conclusively deal with the issue…

KAREN AND KASARANI SUBURBS RECORD THE HIGHEST ANNUALIZED CAPITAL APPRECIATION

Cytonn Real Estate, the development affiliate of Cytonn Investments, has released their Nairobi Metropolitan Area Land (NMA) Report 2020. The report highlights the land sector’s performance based on annual capital appreciation, market trends and the investment opportunity. According to the report, the land sector within the NMA recorded an 8-year CAGR of 13.5% and an annual capital appreciation of 1.5% in 2019/20, compared to the (0.3%) recorded in 2018/19, attributed to increased demand for land mainly in the low rise residential areas and satellite towns. During the period under review, transactions in the…