South African Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's Tribute to Patrick Hunsley at the Go ...

29 Aug 2014

Today we also want to recognise an outstanding, humble man who helped us shape our policies and understand how people who live in slum conditions are not victims, that they...

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South Africa

A Paucity of Pictures Tell a Story

28 Aug 2014

By Joel Bolnick I have only ever seen two pictures of Patrick and myself – and then only in recent weeks as Patrick’s death has triggered a deluge of eulogies...

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South Africa

12th East African Hub Meeting

27 Aug 2014

The 12th East African Hub Meeting was held from 4-6 August 2014 in Kampala, Uganda. Approximately 85 participants from Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania participated in the meeting. The purpose of the quarterly...

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Uganda

Developing a citywide slum register: Freetown Settlement Profiling Learning ...

25 Aug 2014

By Anni Beukes, SDI Secretariat  A citywide register of informal settlements is a comprehensive list of all informal settlements in a city detailing population, area and access to basic services. While...

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Sierra Leone

Reflections from the 12th SDI East African Hub Meeting

19 Aug 2014

**Cross posted from the Muungano Support Trust blog** By Shadrack Mbaka and Rashid Mutua The Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation systems are just like a skin, not your heart not your...

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Uganda

Three Times Land

12 Aug 2014

  By Jack Makau, Kenyan Alliance & SDI Secretariat Patrick got up to go to the toilet. He turned to me and said, “uMfuwethu, now it is time for the...

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Passing on of our comrade, brother and dear friend Patrick

06 Aug 2014

Patrick Magebhula Hunsley, my comrade, my brother and my very special friend died in hospital today.  Patrick has been dodging bullets all his life - literally and figuratively. He survived...

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South Africa