African Real Estate Society

What is Afres?

The African Real Estate Society (AfRES) , founded in 1997, is a continent-wide organization that seeks to promote networking, research and education among property professionals across Africa.

The African Real Estate Society (AfRES) , founded in 1997, is a continent-wide organization that seeks to promote networking, research and education among property professionals across Africa. It is affiliated to the International Real Estate Society (IRES), along with sister societies in North America (ARES), Asia (AsRES), Europe (ERES), the Pacific Rim (PRRES) and Latin America (LaRES). There is no profit motive and no person is paid for his or her services. The warmth and mutual support amongst members and between sister societies is characteristic, and anyone who wants to contribute is welcome.

AfRES membership is currently organized on three regions: (1)Southern Africa (Republic of South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Mozambique, Mauritius, Madagascar,Zambia, Angola and Namibia; (2) Eastern Africa (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Republic of Congo, Seychelles,Eritrea, Djibouti,Comoros, Ethiopia, Sudan and Somalia; (3)Western Africa (Nigeria,Ghana,Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone,Togo, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Central Africa Republic, Congo Brazzaville,and Gabon,

The northern Africa countries of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco are members of the Middle East and North Africa Real Estate Society(MENARES) that was set up in June 2009.

The Board

Who is running AfRES?

PROF. KOLA AKINSOMI

President

KUNLE AWOLAJA

Vice-President

PROF. ALY KARAM

Executive Director

RACHAEL MIREMBE

Treasurer

Additional Board Members

Chair, East Africa: Mr. Nicky Nzioki, Chair, West Africa: Mr. Kunle Awolaja, Chair, Southern Africa: Prof Ephraim Munshifwa, Journal Editor: Prof Olaleye, Chair, FLAfRES: Dr. Emmanuel Gavu

Advisory Board Members

Mrs. Catherine Karuiki | Mr. Patrick Katabua | Mr. Solomon Alinaitwe | Prof.Dr. K.W Schulte | Dr. Felician Komu | Prof Sam Azasu | Mr. Sisay Zenebe | Prof Victor Akujuru | Prof Eamon Darcy | Mr. Emmanuel Martey | Mrs. Catherine Karuiki | Prof Francois Viruly | Mr. Seota | Prof Robert Simons | Prof Washington Olima | Dr. Wilfred Anim-Odamie