[SNA] New Delhi -The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation Four Refurbished Heritage Buildings in Kolkata today. These are Old Currency Building, the Belvedere House, the Metcalfe House and the Victoria Memorial Hall.
[GroundUp] Woodstock resident Amina Kamish, 63, faces possible eviction after her landlord raised her rent by 37%, which she refuses to pay.
[UCT] In March 2020, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is expected to conclude its deployment in gang-ridden areas of the Cape Flats. It will, unless extended by President Cyril Ramaphosa, be the conclusion of the almost nine-month Operation Prosper. What will the outcomes be? And how will we measure the success of the deployment?
[GroundUp] "We will not protest and destroy infrastructure like other communities do, but we are asking the City to do their work."
[Capital FM] Nairobi -About 300 Kenyans have met the 12.5% threshold which is the bare minimum for one to qualify for a housing unit at the Park Road housing development in Nairobi.
[Government of Mauritius] An inception workshop for the development of a Land Drainage Master Plan (LDMP) aiming to serve as a basis to conceptualise strategies, to be implemented by all stakeholders to reduce anthropogenic effects on the vulnerability to heavy rain and flood incidences, opened, today, at the Maritime Resort, Balaclava in presence of the Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mr Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram, and other personalities.
[Nairobi News] Celebrated pop star Akon on Monday said that he had finalized the agreement to build his own city in Senegal.
[Monitor] Two bodies have so far been recovered from the rubbles of a building that collapsed yesterday in Jinja District in eastern Uganda.
[Daily Trust] In Nigeria, two places that come in mind, in terms of infrastructural development are Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, and Lagos State. In evidence in these cities are expansive road networks, modernized building structures, availability of relaxation spots, quality schools, advanced and accessible healthcare facilities and tourist attractions.
[GroundUp] Residents blame municipality for failing to move them to "promised land"
[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Palapye meets the requirements of being a town, MP Mr Onnetse Ramogapi has stated.
[GroundUp] Families considering legal action against municipality
[Nairobi News] Commuters using the Kasarani-Mwiki road were stranded for the better part of Monday morning after the matatu operators protested the poor state of the road.
[Foroyaa] The Director of Forestry Muhammed Jaiteh said over 40,000 hectares of forest has been transferred to communities for them to manage.
[Foroyaa] The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TAF Africa Global Mustapha Njie, said his Company will construct one million homes in the next 20 years.
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[New Times] A senior official at the Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) on Friday told Saturday Times how three programmes being implemented at the same time are on course to ensure that no Rwandan lives in poor houses, deadly high risk zones, and in scattered settlements in the so near future.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ride hailing service Little has suspended its shuttle services until further notice.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -New guide shows how cities from Berlin to Melbourne are pulling their investments out of fossil fuel companies
[GroundUp] Arcadia House occupiers plead for affordable housing near Cape Town's inner city
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