August 18

  • Uganda: KCCA's Night Raiders

    Independent

    The demolition crew arrived at 2am. Hajat Azia Namatovu, an elderly woman, was deep asleep at this time of the night but the roar of giant Caterpillar earth movers of the... Read more »

  • Namibia: Kata Investment Houses Near Completion

    Namibian

    THE construction of 71 National Housing Enterprise houses by Kata Investment Corporation in Otjiwarongo is nearing completion. Read more »



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August 15

  • Namibia: Shack Dwellers Want Cheaper Land

    New Era

    The handing over of a petition with over 5 000 signatures calling on the Windhoek Municipality to provide affordable land to the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) and... Read more »



August 13

  • South Africa: City Defends Shack Demolitions As Evictions Continue

    GroundUp

    The City of Cape Town has invoked a series of court interdicts and orders to defend its role in the evictions of shackdwellers in Philippi East. The land occupation has grown... Read more »

  • Kenya: Lamudi Informs Customers of New Trend in Kenya's Real Estate Market Place

    CIO

    Lamudi, an online property portal, has come across a new trend in Kenya's real estate market place where buildings are using eco-friendly materials that cost less in the long run. Read more »



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August 09

  • Nigeria: Omole Residents Sue Lagos Govt Over Housing Project

    Vanguard

    On August 4th, 2014, last Monday to be precise, residents of Omole Phase II Estate, in Ojodu area of the state, staged a peaceful protest to the Lagos State House of Assembly,... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Sympathiser Defies Court Order, Demolishes Houses in Mutare

    New Zimbabwe

    AT LEAST least 38 people, including 21 children, were left without shelter after a property developer linked to the ruling Zanu PF party demolished their houses in Mutare on... Read more »



August 08



August 07

  • Kenya: Caretaker in Court for Locking Tenants in House for 14 Days Over Rent Arrears

    The Star

    House rent arrears of Sh12,000 landed a woman and her three children in hot soup after a caretaker locked them in for 14 days. Read more »

  • South Africa: Evicted Mfuleni Backyarders Now Live in a Tent

    GroundUp

    After being evicted four times from private land, about 100 Mfuleni residents have now found respite in a tent on a piece of vacant land in Bardale. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 150 Debt-Ridden Families Lose Homes Monthly

    Financial Gazette

    AS the economic crisis continues to dig in and disposable incomes relentlessly dwindle to unprecedented levels, an average of 150 families are losing their houses every month, and... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Toe the Line or Else, Housing Co-Ops Told

    The Herald

    Government has directed all housing co-operatives to submit audited financial statements within six months as it tightens screws on poor accountability and mismanagement of housing... Read more »



August 06

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