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Date Country News Item
13.08.18 South Africa Stand off between Old Mutual and Khayelitsha occupiers
13.08.18 Congo - DRC Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics
12.08.18 Kenya Nema Demolishes Java House, Shell Petrol Station in Kileleshwa
12.08.18 Nigeria 'People Celebrate When Their Houses Are Marked for Demolition'
12.08.18 Ghana IDIF Gets Gh¢2.5 Billion Boost From Consortium
10.08.18 South Africa Occupiers of Cape Town buildings hold first congress
10.08.18 South Africa 30th Sophia Gray Memorial Lecture and Exhibition
09.08.18 South Africa Why unsafe paraffin stoves are still being widely used in South Africa
08.08.18 South Africa Owner breaks down house under tenants’ feet
07.08.18 South Africa “Violence is the only language our government understands”
06.08.18 South Africa Uitenhage housing protest ends in land occupation
06.08.18 South Africa RDP houses built in a floodplain
06.08.18 South Africa Paragon Group celebrates its women associates and directors
01.08.18 South Africa Who is burning Cape Town’s trains?
01.08.18 Kenya What's driving persistent poverty in rural Kenya
01.08.18 South Africa How cities can work with nature when droughts take their toll
31.07.18 Kenya Oil discoveries in Turkana six years ago haven't delivered benefits for women
30.07.18 International Cities for Adequate Housing: a call for action to ensure the right to housing
30.07.18 Zimbabwe The projects that are helping Zambian women get better access to land
30.07.18 Africa The free movement of people is an AU ambition: what's standing in its way
30.07.18 South Africa Rubbish piles up in East London
26.07.18 South Africa Room with a view: Occupiers explain why they have moved into a dilapidated Waterfront property
24.07.18 Kenya Evictions in Nairobi: why the city has a problem and what can be done to fix it
24.07.18 South Africa Cape Town’s neglected council flats
23.07.18 South Africa Living on the banks of a river of sewage
20.07.18 South Africa Khayelitsha residents install their own communal taps
19.07.18 South Africa RDP houses unfit for people with disabilities
19.07.18 South Africa Court orders end to mud schools
18.07.18 South Africa Hiring of “teagirl” sparks protest in Uitenhage
18.07.18 South Africa Community installs its own toilets after crowdfunded campaign
16.07.18 South Africa It is not easy keeping cows in the township
16.07.18 South Africa In photos: Hermanus protests
13.07.18 South Africa Families challenge eviction from RDP flats in Umlazi
12.07.18 South Africa Protesters close municipal offices in Gugulethu
11.07.18 South Africa Housing protest in Pietermaritzburg leaves residents in the dark
11.07.18 International How UCLG contributes to the SDGS
10.07.18 South Africa Hundreds flock to occupy municipal land in Pietermaritzburg
09.07.18 South Africa How Bo-Kaap’s rising property prices are threatening a community
06.07.18 South Africa Informal traders march over By-law amendments
05.07.18 South Africa Informal settlement dwellers rebuild despite repeat demolitions