Daily Archives: May 21, 2020

Elevating Affordable Housing Investments In Emerging Markets With Green Building

Peridot Parkland Estate becomes the first post-construction project to receive EDGE Advanced in Nigeria.

VICTOR, New York, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — International provider of affordable housing solutions, EchoStone, recently completed a community of 252 houses, Peridot Parkland Estate.

Botswana Ends 7-Week Lockdown

Botswana’s 48-day lockdown ended at midnight Wednesday after gradually relaxing  restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus in the diamond rich southern African country.

All businesses and schools are now cleared to reopen under government guidelines, including individual …

COVID-19 Diaries: Pandemic Postpones My Big, Traditional Sudanese Wedding

KHARTOUM – A typical wedding in Sudan has thousands of guests, and the celebration may continue for several long nights in some parts of the country.

At a traditional wedding party, the groom wears a white outfit called a jalabiya …

Burundi Counting Votes in Presidential Election; Opposition Alleges Fraud

Burundi’s opposition leader Agathon Rwasa is claiming an early victory in the country’s first presidential election in five years.

Longtime president Pierre Nkurunziza decided not to run again, giving voters a choice between his hand-picked would-be successor – Secretary-General Evariste …