[GroundUp] Police raids in 2017/18 were unconstitutional and done with ulterior motives
[Daily Maverick] 'The inhumane manner in which the City acted in this case is in conflict with the basic values of our Constitution and with the Constitutional Court's judgments on the matter, which require evictions to be conducted in a humane manner.'
[New Frame] As the court finds raids in inner-city Joburg unconstitutional, the City of Cape Town has again violated the lockdown eviction moratorium, beating a naked man and destroying his shack.
[Daily Trust] Kano -- Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has lifted the lockdown imposed on the state as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria: Potholes, Traffic, Bandits of Orile-Mile 2-Badagry Expressway - We Can't Breathe, Commuters Lament
[Vanguard] "We can't breathe. We are dying in this axis of Lagos and need the government to come to our rescue." These were some of the comments by some commuters that spoke with Vanguard Motoring, on Thursday, on the Mile 2-Badagry expressway traffic.
[Vanguard] One of the ways of keeping our urban roads clean is through the employment of daily road sweepers. These "highway managers" also help to control the indiscriminately-dumped wastes by our undisciplined road users to ensure they do not block the drains and worsen flooding.
[Nation] City motorists will soon start enjoying automated services that will allow them to pay for parking hourly instead of daily.
[Nairobi News] Nairobi motorists will soon start enjoying hourly car parking services instead of the usual daily parking charges.
[Daily News] THE Second Vice-President, Ambassador Seif Ali Iddi has said that increasing construction of houses on the three-acre plots is against the objective behind the distribution of plots to the poor shortly after the 1964 revolution.
[Daily Maverick] South Africa went into a hard lockdown on Friday 27 March in the hope of blocking the spread of Covid-19. The lockdown was extended for two weeks, then the country started slowly opening up. Currently, at Level 3 of lockdown, coronavirus cases have spiked correlating with South Africans' dwindling appetite for following regulations. These reflections are part of a series by Young Maverick writers monitoring stay-at-home life in various neighbourhoods.
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Government through the Ministry of Interior has paid over one million dalasis to 37 rented properties that belong to the country's Police Force.
[GroundUp] City says incident is being investigated
[GroundUp] Municipality demolishes shacks as they are being built
[This Day] Ado-Ekiti -- Ekiti State Government, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and SHS Holdings have sealed a $2 billion deal for the provision of 50,000 affordable homes over the next 10 years.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -- Poor communities in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia have been left homeless and exposed in the midst of the pandemic, charity says
[GroundUp] It is unclear whether authorities will meet their July deadline to relocate 1,500 families from Dunoon to nearby Winning Way industrial park. The relocation to the Transitional Residential Units (TRUs) is to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 as Dunoon is overcrowded and currently considered a pandemic hotspot.
South Africa: City Overrides Objections and Votes to Sell Plattekloof Land, Approves Philippi Agri-Hub Project
[Daily Maverick] At a council meeting on Tuesday 30 June, the ANC and the EFF rejected proposals to sell vacant City-owned land in Plattekloof. However, a majority of councillors voted for the land to be sold and the proposal was approved.
[SAnews.gov.za] Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has issued a stern warning to those planning to or people who have already invaded properties - to desist from the unlawful acts.
[This Day] Dutse -- The Governor of Jigawa State, Mr. Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, yesterday, shut down the weekly Shuwarin Market in the state for nonobservance of social distance order.
[Daily Trust] Mr Wole Oyebamiji, the Secretary to Osun Government (SSG) has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 127.
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