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Date Country News Item
19.09.18 South Africa When government is a slumlord: Pefferville’s ghastly blocks of flats
19.09.18 South Africa Community stops sewage project for its schools
17.09.18 South Africa Landscaping, Building Design Grow Together at Pran Boulevard in KZN
17.09.18 South Africa ISCA Launches a NEw Range of Colourful Taps
17.09.18 South Africa Dulux Announces Colour of the Year 2019 : Creme Brulee
17.09.18 South Africa DHK Reveals Design for New Capitec Bank HQ in Stellenbosch
14.09.18 South Africa Zwelitsha shack-dwellers are building their own toilets and roads
14.09.18 South Africa Did Cape Town lose millions on Foreshore land sale?
14.09.18 South Africa Local shops hike prices as immigrants forced out, say Gauteng residents
11.09.18 South Africa Just land solutions will take South Africa forward
11.09.18 South Africa Affordable Housing: City of Cape Town and developers at crossroads
11.09.18 South Africa Civil servant goes to prison for stealing farm
10.09.18 South Africa Sportsfield now a new informal settlement
10.09.18 Africa Lessons from cities that plan for their rivers
10.09.18 South Africa Boogertman + Partners BIM Journey at Menlyn Maine Central Square
08.09.18 South Africa KwaMashu hostel residents fed up with City’s neglect
06.09.18 South Africa Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer
06.09.18 South Africa Reblocking : Expropriation from the poor
04.09.18 South Africa Maiden’s Cove development under fire
03.09.18 South Africa South Africa is paying a heavy price for dysfunctional local government
31.08.18 South Africa City of Joburg begins demolition of illegal buildings
31.08.18 South Africa “The toilets are tin, the classrooms are tin, the office is tin, the kitchen is tin, the storeroom is tin. Nothing is serious here.”
31.08.18 South Africa Eastern Cape rock art vanishing due to vandals
29.08.18 South Africa How structural flaws contribute to the crisis in South Africa's municipalities
29.08.18 South Africa How two audacious occupations are shifting the housing debate
28.08.18 South Africa Shack dwellers kept back at gunpoint as 81 homes demolished
28.08.18 Africa How Africa's largest city is failing its older people
28.08.18 South Africa Villagers start special needs day-care centre
27.08.18 Kenya Over 1000 Illegal Structures Demolished in Nairobi
27.08.18 Kenya What's Driving the Demolition of 4000 Buildings in Nairobi
27.08.18 Nigeria Abuja Building Collapse - Anger As Nema, Others End Rescue Effort
27.08.18 Nigeria Abuja Building Collapse - Nema Confirms One Dead, but Residents Say Many Buried
27.08.18 South Africa KZN transit camp erupts over long wait for houses
27.08.18 South Africa Herds of cows, grunting pigs, chickens and goats invade RDP yards
23.08.18 South Africa After a slow start, South Africa can still speed ahead on SDGs. Here's how
23.08.18 South Africa Calls to transform urban spatial planning for citizens to live closer to work
22.08.18 South Africa Better roads allow fire trucks faster access to Imizamo Yethu fire
22.08.18 South Africa City of Cape Town wants millions from Maynard Street tenants
20.08.18 South Africa Residents threaten to destroy new road
20.08.18 South Africa Land occupiers in Mthatha won’t move until they get houses