October 22

October 21

  • Ethiopia: Cleaning Addis Abeba - It Is a Sisyphean Task

    Addis Standard

    More than 10,000 street cleaners are scrambling to clean a city that produces 200,000 tons of waste annually; but their job is a Sisyphean task Read more »

  • South Africa: Lwandle Residents to Sanral - Where Are Our Possessions?


    Lwandle residents who have been rehoused after being evicted from SA National Roads Agency land in June complain that their possessions have been lost or damaged. Read more »

  • Namibia: Petition to Reinstate Build Together - Namoloh Says There's No Going Back!

    New Era

    Ten village councils have signed a petition calling for the reinstatement of the Build Together Programme, which government scrapped and replaced with the mass housing scheme. Read more »

  • Namibia: Naahi Becomes a Pipe Dream

    New Era

    The Namibia/Angola Housing Initiative's (NAAHI) ambitious multi-billion dollar investment plans for Gobabis seem to have turned into a pipe dream. Read more »

October 20

October 19

  • Ghana: Dealing With the Sanitation Conundrum in Ghana

    Ghanaian Chronicle

    The recent cholera outbreak in Accra and some parts of the country, which killed over a hundred people, has once again raised the issue about personal hygiene in the country. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Beating Kigali's Noise 'Curfew' [opinion]

    New Times

    At 5pm on Friday, Tim gave his battered BMW a full tank; (a rare thing) and headed out of the city to hunt for a place him, alongside a troop of four friends could have a weekend... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Trucks Dump 30 Tonnes of Waste Daily At FCT Dumpsites

    Daily Independent

    Waste collection trucks dump 30 tonnes of waste daily at dumpsites in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, an official has said. Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG to Build 216 Housing Units for Slum Dwellers


    THE federal government has concluded plans to commence an immediate intervention programme for slum dwellers in four states in the country, even as participants at the 2014 World... Read more »

October 18

October 17

  • Africa: Battle of Perspectives over 2050 Population Boom [analysis]

    Initiative for Global Development

    No one doubts that Africa’s population will grow meteorically in the next decades: The continent is expected to go from being home to 15 percent of the world’s... Read more »

  • Morocco: Low-Cost Housing - HM the King Dedicates 2nd Part of Al Amal Real Estate Project in Casablanca


    HM King Mohammed VI dedicated this Friday in the urban commune of Dar Bouazza (Province of Nouaceur), near Casablanca, the 2nd part of "Al Amal" real estate project, comprising... Read more »

  • South Africa: Pledge Signed to Build Decent Homes


    Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has signed a social contract with various stakeholders for the development of sustainable housing and improved quality of household life. Read more »

  • Angola: Government Official Reiterates Importance of 2014 Population Census


    The minister of Planning and Territorial Development, Job Graça, last Thursday in Luanda stressed that the preliminary results of the 2014 General Population and Housing... Read more »

  • South Africa: Human Settlements Get Thumbs Up


    The Human Settlements Department has received thumbs up from housing stakeholders who commended the department for its progress in providing shelter for the people. Read more »

  • Namibia: Fire Victims Receive More Relief

    New Era

    The victims of the inferno that destroyed over 40 huts at Saili village in Lisikili about 20 kilometres east of Katima Mulilo have received assistance from the Zambezi Regional... Read more »

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