LONDON, June 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Migrants working in rich countries sent home almost half a trillion dollars in 2016, helping to lift families out of poverty by providing financial st

According to the World Bank's report 'African cities opening doors to the world' potential investors and trading partners quickly see evidence of the physical and economic dysfunction that constrai

The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) has announced Africa’s first residential project that has met the EDGE resource-efficiency standard, which will be receiving EDGE final certification

The sharp curve on Greams Road often makes several commuters stop and stare at a large building with foliage shooting out of concrete limbs.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Protesters demanding better housing clashed with police in Johannesburg townships for the fourth straight day on Thursday,

The Fragile States Index (FSI) is an annual ranking of 178 countries based on the different pressures they face that impact their levels of fragility. The Index is based on The Fund for Peace’s proprietary Conflict Assessment System Tool (CAST) analytical approach.

Central America is undergoing an important transition. Urban populations are increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges for development, as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth.

ONE hundred and fifty houses have collapsed in Keembe Constituency in Chibombo, Central Province, following heavy rain experienced in the past two weeks.

In an attempt to fight the menace of plastic waste and also bridge the housing deficit gap in Ghana, a young man in his thirties has come out with an innovation to build houses using plastic bottle

Improving housing conditions may provide a boost to malaria prevention at a time when other efforts may be losing steam, according to new research.

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