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Date Country News Item
18.06.18 South Africa South Africa’s Smart Cities are Driving Sustainability
18.06.18 South Africa MDS Designs New Office Development for Oxford Road - Johannesburg
18.06.18 South Africa Property Development Partnerships Produce earth Friendly Buildings
14.06.18 South Africa Hope at last for residents of one of Cape Town’s oldest informal settlements
14.06.18 South Africa Protesters who targeted funeral processions finally get houses
14.06.18 South Africa Councillor’s office set ablaze by people whose shacks were demolished
08.06.18 South Africa Mfuleni shack-dwellers have been using an open field as a toilet. Now even the field is too dirty
08.06.18 South Africa North West Legislature Instructs Thorough Investigation Into Sarafina Stadium Construction Project
08.06.18 East Africa Construction Boom in East Africa Shaping Up
07.06.18 South Africa Shacks destroyed as fire services arrive late
07.06.18 South Africa Gugulethu man blames City contractors for his crooked house
07.06.18 South Africa Solar water heater programme goes cold
07.06.18 South Africa Dozens of families evicted at Cape Town’s largest social housing project
06.06.18 Africa African cities must address social and economic issues when upgrading slums
05.06.18 South Africa Western Cape could be testing ground for land expropriation without compensation, says minister
04.06.18 South Africa Protests close down Cape Town business district
03.06.18 South Africa Five children die in Philippi fire
01.06.18 South Africa Land occupiers set building alight with family inside
01.06.18 South Africa Vastrap residents demand houses, roads, toilets and electricity
01.06.18 South Africa Mayhem at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital (Joburg Gen) as workers demand performance bonuses
31.05.18 Ghana Policymakers have a lot to learn from slum dwellers: an Accra case study
30.05.18 South Africa Vrygrond: Mayor’s new proposal for housing
30.05.18 South Africa Protests erupt in Woodlands as shacks demolished
29.05.18 South Africa Land reform and hunger in South Africa: why the two go hand in hand
29.05.18 South Africa Trouble stalks the wooded hills above Knynsa
28.05.18 South Africa Mixed reaction to R42 million taxi rank for Dunoon
28.05.18 South Africa Cape Town’s dam levels higher than this time last year
28.05.18 South Africa B+P Architectural Design Scholarship Award Now Open
28.05.18 International Engendering metropolitan spaces in the context of global agendas: launch of the metropolis observatory issue paper #4
28.05.18 South Africa C+B Architects unveil new 4Change Foundation Campus Design
25.05.18 South Africa Mayor's proposal for affordable housing in Cape Town’s tallest skyscraper
24.05.18 South Africa More security for Cape Town’s trains in “two to three months” says City
24.05.18 South Africa Parkwood protests continue as officials meet
23.05.18 South Africa Parkwood erupts in protest after shack demolitions
23.05.18 East Africa Politics and poverty caused past conflicts in East Africa -- not climate change
23.05.18 South Africa Why megaprojects to deliver houses in South Africa might not work
23.05.18 International UCLG World Congress and World Council
22.05.18 Kenya What Kenya needs to do to take advantage of its rainfall
22.05.18 South Africa School even had its burglar bars stolen
21.05.18 South Africa Land occupiers in Parkwood say they’ve waited 16 years