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Old February 28th, 2017, 06:23 AM   #21
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Angola has constructed several new cities across the country over the last few years, including:



Dundo, Angola




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Old February 28th, 2017, 06:24 AM   #22
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Old February 28th, 2017, 07:58 AM   #23
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Nairobi West is working on putting up a specialty wing next to their current mixup of buildings (ahem). It has 4 basements, and goes all the way to 11th floor and a roof terrace...will upload some photos soon. The designs are fully done and they will be going to tender soon.
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Wow! Angola looks really good we might be advancing but other African countries woke up along time ago now we can't even brag about leading in East Africa in Infrastructure as we used to beurocracy, tribalism and corruption has truly stayed our advancement and we have no one to blame but ourselves
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Old February 28th, 2017, 10:29 AM   #25
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very good , now come 2017 august , can we vote for credible leaders to see such advancement , i swear if kenyans vote for the current leaders back , we are to blame , no question about it , anyway sorry for derailing the thread but that the sad situation at hand in our cournty
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Old February 28th, 2017, 11:38 AM   #26
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very good , now come 2017 august , can we vote for credible leaders to see such advancement , i swear if kenyans vote for the current leaders back , we are to blame , no question about it , anyway sorry for derailing the thread but that the sad situation at hand in our cournty
I disagree.

I think their opponent (NASA) is an example of leaders who promise so much, yet their record when they were in government speaks for itself...theres nothing to show.

Its a case of someone promising to take Kenyans to new lands, using old maps.
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Old February 28th, 2017, 12:55 PM   #27
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Angola’s economy endured a miserable 2016, with newly released statistics showing a sharp contraction in the third quarter. Over last year as a whole the economy was dragged down by low oil prices and a poor performance from the non-oil sector, as industry was hobbled by the limited availability of foreign exchange for imported inputs. The country is also still suffering from the scourge of high inflation, which remained cripplingly high in January.
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Old February 28th, 2017, 01:56 PM   #28
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We shouldn't have difficulty building one new city in konza.
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Old February 28th, 2017, 03:01 PM   #29
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The nice pics above show the kind of transformation oil can bring. But unfortunately beautiful as those houses are, they are actually ghost towns. They built then realized they don't have a middle class that can afford them. Nonetheless they are breath taking.
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Old February 28th, 2017, 06:43 PM   #30
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Angola is one of the most unequal countries you will get.You can see some people driving some of the fanciest cars and some very poor people in the streets.Kenya is an unequal society as well but Angola takes it to another level
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they are actually ghost towns. They built then realized they don't have a middle class that can afford them. Nonetheless they are breath taking.

Not anymore.The Angolan govt subsidized and brought the prices down.Cities like Kilamba are bought out. They've just began phase 2 which will triple the city's size.



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Meanwhile, tafadhali let's keep Jubilee and Nasa discussions in the politics thread.....otherwise we'll ruin this thread.
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Old February 28th, 2017, 07:23 PM   #33
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How about markets?

The markets in Nairobi are chaotic so what can be done to modernize them with proper stalls, signage, waste mgmt, order etc. Without having to spend billions of shillings but instead thousands...

Like for example you have fruit seller selling there goods next to a dump and hair dresser making hair next to a nyama choma joint and that isn't right.
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Angola got its housing right. That's how Kibera should look, but our politricks, "human rights", slum lords and courts will never allow it. Sadly we will be stuck with slums for years to come.
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The nice pics above show the kind of transformation oil can bring. But unfortunately beautiful as those houses are, they are actually ghost towns. They built then realized they don't have a middle class that can afford them. Nonetheless they are breath taking.
Billy, Time and time again, people keep talking of the Ghost Towns. My goodness. There is no such thing as ghost Town in Kilamba City or any other housing project in Angola. Units are all occuppied and everyone is waiting for next phases that will be sold in the next 4 weeks. Angola has no middle class to afford the houses?
One thing Angola got right is the housing Projects replicated in almost all towns in the Country, plus offcourse the supporting infrastructure.
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Not anymore.The Angolan govt subsidized and brought the prices down.Cities like Kilamba are bought out. They've just began phase 2 which will triple the city's size.
So Basically the govt bought houses for the citizens. A good way to share the national wealth.

Wish Nigeria would have done something similar. And maybe Kenya too should we be lucky to get a similar amount of oil reserves.
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So Basically the govt bought houses for the citizens. A good way to share the national wealth.

Wish Nigeria would have done something similar. And maybe Kenya too should we be lucky to get a similar amount of oil reserves.
No, they subsidized.....for example the $100,000 houses were sold for $70,000....a 30% discount.
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Billy, Time and time again, people keep talking of the Ghost Towns. My goodness. There is no such thing as ghost Town in Kilamba City or any other housing project in Angola. Units are all occuppied and everyone is waiting for next phases that will be sold in the next 4 weeks. Angola has no middle class to afford the houses?
One thing Angola got right is the housing Projects replicated in almost all towns in the Country, plus offcourse the supporting infrastructure.
True, Khaliweed are you still in Luanda?
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How about markets?

The markets in Nairobi are chaotic so what can be done to modernize them with proper stalls, signage, waste mgmt, order etc. Without having to spend billions of shillings but instead thousands...

Like for example you have fruit seller selling there goods next to a dump and hair dresser making hair next to a nyama choma joint and that isn't right.

This is something so basic, the fact that we're struggling with something we had right in the 70s and 80s is embarrassing.

Each estate in Nairobi had a very well functioning and council controlled market, right now most are a big joke.....and new unplanned places are being allowed to mushroom all over.
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