Zanzibar uses digital documents to prove ownership

New project means islanders can now get documents proving land ownership in 20 minutes instead of five years By Kim Harrisberg November 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A team of tablet-armed Zanzibar data collectors gathered enough information from hundreds of people on the Tanzanian archipelago to issue each of them …

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Syria asks returning Palestinian refugees to prove they own real estate in Yarmouk – Middle East Monitor

Palestinian refugees have started to demand their return to Yarmouk refugee camp, but they face difficult conditions before their return. Quds press reported yesterday. In addition to tackling dangerous infrastructure, returnees were asked to provide proof of ownership, along with their historical electricity, water and phone bills. Talk to Quds …

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Kanye West asks fans to use stimulus checks to buy land and property

Kanye West embarked on a new Twitter storm on Monday night, in which he declared himself the ‘new Moses’, said he would refuse to release any new music until he was released from his contract with the record company, asked his fellow rappers to apologize to him and asked his …

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Lagos government suspends development of estates without planning approval, warns land buyers

The Lagos State government has suspended development of subdivisions without required planning approval, in the area designated as Sapata Village Excision, near Victoria Garden City (VGC), Lekki, Lagos State. The Commissioner for Spatial Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako informed Alausa when he received a situation report from the …

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“Economic Implications of Protecting 30% of the World’s Land” – Property – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

In the most comprehensive report to date on the economic implications of nature conservation, more than 100 economists and scientists find that the global economy would benefit from the creation of far more protected areas on land and at sea than it does not exist today. The report examines various …

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Restoration of land and property of personalities of the Al-Bashir regime – Middle East Monitor

Sudan took control of 390 plots of land from prominent people who were part of the regime of ousted President Omar Al-Bashir. According to Sudan News AgencyEmpowerment Removal Committee member Wajdi Saleh said the restored plots include 14 real estate properties, which consist of a ten-story tower in Khartoum owned …

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Women fight for land, property rights

The Chronicle Leonard Ncube, Victoria Falls reporter WOMEN’s groups across Africa called for regional integration and mainstreaming gender into socio-economic activities to strengthen the capacities of vulnerable women and girls on the continent. Some women are victims of abuse in land and inheritance disputes and are separated from managerial positions. …

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Odisha will provide land documents within one hour of registration

Bhubaneswar: In a move that will dramatically simplify and streamline land and property transactions, Odisha residents can now obtain land documents, including deeds of sale, within an hour of registering at the offices of the State Deputy Registrar. Informing about the new process, Revenue Secretary Pradipta Mohapatra informed on Friday …

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Survey: Land and property rank among the richest in Kenya

Economy Survey: Land and property rank among the richest in Kenya Monday 23 December 2019 The wealthy would rather invest in their own businesses than buy shares in other people’s businesses. PHOTO FILE | NMG By BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author Summary The Standard Chartered Bank survey also found that …

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