Over $114m embezzled by NDC in Saglemi Housing Project – Housing Minister says

The Housing Minister has revealed that following an audit report submitted by the Ghana Institution of Surveyors on the Saglemi Housing project it has been revealed that over $114 million has been embezzled by the NDC administration. According to Samuel Atta-Akyea, the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the police is interrogating his predecessor and other […]

Odawna-Sahara drain to be completed in February 2020-Gov’t assures

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Samuel Atta Akyea, has assured the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the Odawna-Sahara drainage project will be completed in February 2020. The construction work on the Odawnaa Area Drain, which commenced in December, 2017, involves the construction of reinforced concrete rectangular covered drain measuring […]

Atta Akyea launches rapid housing technology, 3-bedroom affordable housing units to be built within 11 days

Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, on Tuesday February 12, 2019 commissioned a Rapid Housing Technology in Accra. Commissioning a 3-bedroom house model constructed within 11 days using the Rapid Housing Technology, Hon. Atta Akyea, said the technology is a game changer in the housing industry in Ghana which will help wipe […]

Gov’t and Solin Company cuts sod for 10,000 affordable housing units 

Government, in partnership with a private company called Solin, is to construct affordable housing project – using polystyrene concrete technology. This follows a partnership agreement between the governments of Ghana and Hungary through Solin, a private company from Hungary with expertise in providing polystyrene concrete technology housing systems, to commence the construction of affordable houses […]

Housing Crisis: The Ghana story so far

Authored By: Coffie Emmanuel Ghana’s population is presently estimated at 30 million with a housing deficit in excess of 1.7 million rooms as at the year 2000 according to the 2000 Housing profile report. According a recent United Nations (UN)-HABITAT commissioned report, Ghana had a total housing deficit of 2.5 million rooms, implying a worsening […]

Our businesses are collapsing-designer block manufacturers cry out

Some manufactures of designer blocks in the Greater Accra region are lamenting over what they say is the gradual collapse of their businesses due to “record low sales” in recent times. Speaking exclusively to BestnewsGH.Com, some designer block manufactures along the Mallam-Kasoa highway and mortuary road near Korle-bu teaching hospital said their businesses are on […]