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Date Country News Item
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
05.07.18 South Africa Homeless and hopeless after fire ravages Good Hope
04.07.18 Kenya Nairobi is planning car-free days. They could bring many benefits
03.07.18 South Africa Health workers strike for safer working conditions
03.07.18 South Africa Hope for Johannesburg waste pickers
29.06.18 South Africa Why do informal settlements get cluttered with litter?
29.06.18 South Africa 'Ngiyabonga, mkhulu': farewell to master photographer David Goldblatt
28.06.18 South Africa “We have no place to defecate” says Khayelitsha resident
28.06.18 South Africa Can subsidised rentals help solve the housing crisis?
28.06.18 South Africa Rubber bullets fired at EFF-led Brakpan land occupiers
26.06.18 South Africa Battle for Bo-Kaap’s future
26.06.18 South Africa EFF runs land occupation in Brakpan
25.06.18 Nigeria Lagos Ready for World Class Transportation System?
25.06.18 Lesotho Lesotho contractors cry foul over Chinese dominance
25.06.18 Nigeria Nigeria Announces New National Building Code
21.06.18 Africa Culture in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A Guide for Local Action
21.06.18 South Africa Here are three ways that cities can adapt to changing climates
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