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  • Africa: Africa's Cities, Crying Out for Re-Imagination [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Africa is second only to Asia in its number of city dwellers, and its cities are growing at an unprecedented rate. Yet understanding of African cities is lagging behind their... Read more »

  • Morocco: Morocco Launches Housing Survey


    Morocco intends to improve its housing policy by identifying citizens' needs in relation to their spending powers. Read more »

  • South Africa: Evicted Resident Breaks Down at Lwandle Inquiry


    Xoliswa Masakala broke into tears at the ministerial inquiry into the Lwandle evictions today as she was asked to comment on two pictures of herself which were published in the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Imo to Create Mega Cities


    Owerri Imo State government in its Rescue Mission drive to creating "Mega Cities" has announced plans to build an international market at Mgbidi in the Oru West Council of the... Read more »

  • South Africa: From Dropouts to Innovators: How RLabs Invests in Young "Problem Experts" to Beat Crime & Unemployment [analysis]


    RLabs, founded by Marlon Parker, is an innovation movement that transforms youth in troubled communities, gangsters, dropouts and ex-convicts, into changemakers. Read more »

  • Namibia: Gala Raises Funds for Shack Fires

    New Era

    The mayoral gala dinner held on Saturday at Walvis Bay generated N$745 000 in aid of shack victims at the coast. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Flood Sacks Sokoto Village

    Daily Trust

    Many people were rendered homeless following a flood which occurred in Kutufare village in Gudu Local Government Area of Sokoto State, Daily Trust gathered. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Lawyer Cons Homeseekers

    The Herald

    A Harare lawyer last week appeared in court facing allegations of conniving with four people to swindle homeseekers of about US$56 000 using fake identity documents. Read more »

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