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Meqasa Blog

    by Sonia Amade on October 18, 2021

      Just as many cities in the world are known for their quirks, trends and tourist sites, Accra equally has its very own. Aside from having the best jollof in Africa, Accra has the Labadi weekend parties you cannot afford to miss; the great selection of handmade African fabrics/beads; the country’s political stability, cultural diversity,

    by Sonia Amade on October 8, 2021

      Ghana has become a target for many travellers far and near; and as Ghana becomes more and more popular, its capital city, Accra, is not left out. In recent times, our population has gone up by 2.1 percent according to the national statistical service 2021 results contributing to the housing deficit of about 1.2

    by Sonia Amade on September 27, 2021

      Real Estate Agents are known to be the direct link between landlords and prospective buyers or renters of property. They provide objective information and insight which helps in making the right decision when purchasing a home, whether houses for sale in Accra or houses for sale in Ghana. Homes have deep memories, associations and

  • Searches at Lands Commission to Get Easier from 1st October, 2021
    by meQasa on September 24, 2021

    From 1st October, 2021, the Greater Accra Regional Office of the Lands Commission shall no longer issue separate search reports from its divisions. What this means is that all records from the three divisions where searches used to be conducted shall be consolidated in one search report issued by the Lands Commission. What Consolidated Searches

    by Sonia Amade on September 20, 2021

      The pattern of housing and real estate in Ghana changed significantly after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with effects on the two major sectors of the market: sales and rental of property. Similar to other countries, Ghana recorded the largest decline in GDP growth since 2006 in the year 2020. These obviously affected

Accra Archive

  • Featured Building: Franklin House, Accra c 17th Century
    by Kuukuwa Manful on July 6, 2021

    In this video, Accra Archive Fellows Selorm Afeke and Divine Fiave take us on a tour of the Franklin House. The William Franklin House in Accra is thought to have been built around the 17th Century withs funds from the slave trade in Accra on the then Gold Coast. Enslaved people were often held captive and traded in the courtyard of the building. #AccraArchive

  • “Afropean Architecture” in Accra
    by Guest Contributor on July 6, 2021

    A Look at African-European Hybrid Building Forms in GhanaBy Selorm Afeke Before colonization, the people of what came to be Accra in the Gold Coast lived in houses which were built using methods of construction and materials available locally. I may therefore not be wrong if I say the people had their own architecture as they had their own way of dealing with and responding to their housing needs in the built […]

  • What’s in a (Ga) Name?
    by Guest Contributor on June 5, 2021

    After reading an article by Gilbert Nii-Okai Addy, a writer and guitarist, about Adedainkpo (old Accra) I, together with another Accra Archive Fellow Akotowaa Ofori, spoke to him about Ga ethnicity, naming patterns and more.

  • The Intimacies of Family Legacies in Ghana
    by Guest Contributor on June 2, 2021

    The Difficulty of Telling Certain StoriesBy Girish Daswani When I was thirteen years old and living in Singapore, I wrote a short story that won my school’s essay-writing competition. It was a fictional piece called “My Uncle Tarzan.” I blended a child’s (spectacular and problematic) imagination of “Africa” with my own family’s history and presence in Ghana. In the story, Tarzan was my uncle who lived […]

  • The Evolution of Adedainkpo, Old Accra:
    by Guest Contributor on May 21, 2021

    Accidents of History and Geography By Akotowaa Ofori  Accra Archive Fellows Akotowaa Ofori and Lawrencia Amartey interviewed Gilbert Nii-Okai Addy – a writer, concert guitarist and indigene and former resident of Adedainkpo (in what is currently known as Old Accra). In this article, Akotowaa Ofori writes about Addy’s experiences in—and the evolution of—the area. Gilbert Nii-Okai Addy grew up in a house […]


Africa New Homes

  • Energy transition-a new path to power in Africa
    by Esther on October 19, 2021

    Africa currently sits on the cusp of a transition into a new energy paradigm, one in which technological and commercial innovations are delivering increasingly decentralised power to the people of the continent in new ways. A recent White Paper released by global management consultancy company Kearney outlines the overarching strategic considerations for African utilities to The post Energy transition-a new path to […]

  • West Africa needs robust security infrastructure to stamp-out violence extremism
    by admin on October 13, 2021

    Security experts at a forum on vulnerabilities and resilience in peace infrastructure in West Africa have advocated for a robust security infrastructure among the West African States to stamp-out the emerging threats of violence extremism, and terrorism. According to them, infrastructure for peace was a relatively new phenomenon in peace and conflict studies but had, The post West Africa needs robust security […]

  • Egypt, AfDB prepare for 2022-2026 country strategy in Presence of 17 national entities
    by admin on October 11, 2021

    CAIRO – 10 October 2021: Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat, launched the national consultations with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to prepare the new Country Strategy 2022-2026, within the framework of the series of discussions the Ministry of International Cooperation holds in coordination with relevant national entities in order to update the cooperation The post Egypt, AfDB […]

  • Google to invest $1 billion to lift Africa internet access
    by admin on October 7, 2021

    Google said on Wednesday 6th October, it will invest $1 billion over the next five years to allow for faster and more affordable internet access and support entrepreneurship in Africa. Internet reliability is a problem in Africa where less than a third of the continent’s 1.3 billion people are connected to broadband, according to the The post Google to invest $1 billion to lift Africa internet access appeared […]

  • What will it take to fill Africa’s growing infrastructure deficit?
    by admin on October 7, 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic has both exposed and made worse the critical infrastructure deficit in developing countries. At the Paris Infraweek on Monday, African leaders, investors, lenders, multilaterals, and other players of the infrastructure finance community from around the world made a case for investment in the continent’s economic and social infrastructure. “Communications, telecommunications, energy, water, […]

News Ghana

  • Real Estate Development 101: Dealing with the Menace of Squatters 
    by News Desk on October 18, 2021

    News Ghana, Latest Updates and Breaking News of Ghana, News Desk, Chris Nii Abbosey In all my years of experience, dealing with squatters is one of the phenomena that I dread. It can be a very difficult, slow and tortuous experience that can mess up your investment. It can throw your project schedule out

  • Government is committed to provide affordable housing for Ghanaians – Minister
    by News Desk on October 16, 2021

    News Ghana, Latest Updates and Breaking News of Ghana, News Desk, Freda Prempeh, the Minister of State in-charge of Works and Housing on Friday stressed government’s commitment for a deepened collaboration with the private sector to provide affordable and adequate housing for Ghanaians. She said the Ministry […]

  • Surveyors advised to acquaint themselves with new Land Act
    by GNA on October 13, 2021

    News Ghana, Latest Updates and Breaking News of Ghana, GNA, Francis Manu-Adabor, Chairman, Parliamentary Select Committee on Lands and Forestry, has advised surveyors to study the new Land Act, 2020 (Act 1036) and be abreast with tenets of the provisions for effective service delivery. He charged the executive of the License […]

  • Saglemi Housing: New judge to takeover case
    by GNA on October 13, 2021

    News Ghana, Latest Updates and Breaking News of Ghana, GNA, new judge is to take over the case involving Alhaji Collins Dauda, a former Minister of Works and Housing and four others. This is because, Justice Comfort Tasiame who sat on the case during vacation, is on leave. Consequently, the case was on Wednesday

  • Shelter Afrique urges African Governments to prioritize housing to achieve SDGs
    by News Ghana on October 13, 2021

    News Ghana, Latest Updates and Breaking News of Ghana, News Ghana,· African governments cannot talk of achieving Sustainable Development Goals without thinking about proper housing for their growing populations – Ms. Courtes. Pan-African housing development financier, shelter Afrique has urged African […]

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Tonaton Blog

  • Apartments for Sale in Ghana: A Quick Guide, Prices and Where to Buy!
    by on October 16, 2021

    Owning your place of abode is one of the most crucial needs of an individual, and finding the best apartments for sale in Ghana is one of the first steps in getting your own place to stay. When you are looking for an apartment, there are certain challenges that typically come up and without guidance, … The post Apartments for Sale in Ghana: A Quick Guide, Prices and Where to Buy! appeared first on Tonaton Blog – […]

  • Benefits of Using a Real Estate Agent in Ghana
    by on August 24, 2021

    When you are ready to buy property in Ghana there are several important things that must be done to ensure that you will get the best deal. In fact, there are many people who move from apartments into houses only to find out later that they could have saved a lot of money if they … The post Benefits of Using a Real Estate Agent in Ghana appeared first on Tonaton Blog – Buying and Selling Guide.

  • Beautiful Room Painting Designs & Decorations for Ghanaians
    by on August 24, 2021

    Beautiful room painting design is something you may not have thought about until now. The room is such an essential part of our lives, but we, unfortunately, put it at the back of our minds and never really consider the room and place we live in. Is your room as you’d like it to be? Is there more you can do to your room to improve its design and make it more beautiful?  The post Beautiful Room Painting Designs […]

  • Warehouse Management in Ghana; Guide to Warehouse Systems & Processes
    by on August 11, 2021

    Warehouse management in Ghana even though at its infant stages holds a lot of potentials especially as the country continues to push industrialization. The agricultural sector, manufacturing, and other industries are great opportunities for warehousing in Ghana. We hope the information in this article helps you run a successful warehouse. The post Warehouse Management in Ghana; Guide to Warehouse Systems & […]

  • How To Sell Your House In Ghana
    by Enoch Kabange on June 18, 2021

    Selling your house is an endeavor that can be both emotional but less stressful. Most people only get stressed a lot when they want to buy a house on the other end. Even though selling a house is supposed to be simpler than buying a house, that doesn’t mean it will always be easy. This is even truer if you are engaging in selling your house for the first time. The post How To Sell Your House In Ghana appeared […]

Noanyi – Live Where You Love Millenial Real Estate Blog

  • Rent to Own: Jay-Z & Will Smith Invest in Company Helping Low-Income Renters Become Home Owners
    by Kadi Tay on July 31, 2021

    Superstars Jay-Z and Will Smith have combined forces as investors in real estate startup, Landis Technologies, which aims to turn renters into home owners using a rent to own financing model. Through their respective companies, Roc Nation and Dreamers VC together with other investors helped Landis raise over $165 million. The cash will go toward

  • California Plans To Introduce The World’s First 3D-Printed Neighborhood
    by Noanyi on July 12, 2021

    Builder of sustainable 3D-printed homes Palari has teamed up with construction technology firm Mighty Buildings to create the world’s first net-zero, 3D-printed neighborhood. The project will be located in Rancho Mirage, California, in Coachella Valley, featuring 15 homes on a five-acre parcel of land. According to Inhabitat, these 3D-printed homes will be built using robotic automation,

  • How to Quickly Get Rentgages / Rent Loans in Ghana and Smile into Your New Place (2021)
    by Kadi Tay on July 11, 2021

    What if you could get a rent loan/rentgage to help with accommodation or a way to pay monthly rent instead of 1/2 years rent advance? We’ve talked about mortgages or home loans quite a bit on Noanyi. But that’s for buying a house. What if what you needed was really just a rent loan, or

  • Ghana Rent Laws: What You Need To Know About Renting Property In Ghana
    by Noanyi on July 11, 2021

    This post, authored by Emmanuel Mate-Kole, Managing Partner at M&O Law Consult originally appeared on It details all the Ghana rent laws and is a great reference for anyone looking for more information on real estate in Ghana. This post on Ghas been slightly edited for context and clarity. Rental property is a property

  • Rent Advance in Ghana: Every Time Landlords Weren’t Supposed to Take Over 6 Months
    by Kadi Tay on July 11, 2021

    Before anything, let’s answer an important question: is rent advance legal in Ghana? Looking at the laws and declarations, yes it is. It’s just the duration that’s in contention. Like the name suggests, rent advance or rental advance is a lump-sum payment of rent to a landlord at the beginning of your tenancy. This means







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