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October 24

  • Kenya: Kenya's Digital Registry System to Go Live in June 2016

    CIO

    The National Digital Registry System (NDRS) is set to go live by June 2016. Once launched the system will help facilitate the sharing of data among institutions. Read more »

  • South Africa: Siqalo Portaloo Cleaners Protest

    GroundUp

    Protesting portaloo cleaners from Siqalo informal settlement blocked Vanguard Drive during rush hour traffic on Friday morning. They claim that their health is being compromised by... Read more »

  • South Africa: Residents March for Essential Services

    GroundUp

    The City of Cape Town has been given 14 working days to respond to a memorandum of demands from the residents of Marikana, Rolihlahla Park and Klipfontein informal settlements. Read more »

  • Namibia: Windhoek Re-Evaluating Methods of Selling Erven

    New Era

    The Windhoek Municipality says it has already gone back to the drawing board to find the best alternative method of selling residential erven to the thousands of homeless Windhoek... Read more »

  • Namibia: A Flicker of Hope in Karibib

    Namibian

    BERTHA Naobes' motherly instincts could not stand the sight of young children from the informal settlement in Karibib scrounging for food and she started a soup kitchen for them... Read more »



October 23

  • Africa: Does the Carnage On S. Africa's Roads Claim More Lives Than Aids and TB?

    Africa Check

    In South Africa at least 5,000 people are killed on the country's roads every year. Or is it closer to 14,000? Or more than those dying of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, as has been... Read more »

  • South Africa: Joe Slovo Housing Spat Continues

    GroundUp

    Joe Slovo residents have accused Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela of changing the criteria for housing allocation at the last minute in order to deny them access to new... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Blast Kills Five in Azare, 12 Injured

    Daily Trust

    A bomb blast at a motor park in Azare, Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State killed five people and injured 12 on Wednesday, police authorities confirmed. Read more »

  • West Africa: Ebola Effects Just "Tip of the Iceberg"

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Read more »

  • South Africa: Liebenberg's Argument Is a Straw Man [opinion]

    GroundUp

    The City is not opposed to social audits, but takes issue with the way the SJC carried out its audit, writes Counsellor Ernest Sonnenberg in response to Professor Sandra... Read more »

  • South Africa: Joe Slovo Residents 'Too Young' for Houses

    GroundUp

    Residents of Joe Slovo informal settlement, Langa, have been left homeless after they started demolishing their shacks under the impression that keys to new housing units would be... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Zinox Targets One Million Homes, SMEs With iPower Solution

    This Day

    Zinox has launched a new digital solution, known as the Intelligence Power Plus (iPower Plus) designed to supply electricity to homes and offices in a most convenient way and it... Read more »



October 22

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