Breaking News: 60,000 People Face Immediate T ...

20 Jul 2016

On Friday July 15th, 2016 the Rivers State government made a radio announcement notifying citizens...

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Nigeria

Evictions Continue to Wreak Havoc in Dar es S ...

09 Mar 2016

On the 17th December 2015, demolitions began. By the time they were halted by a...

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Tanzania

Joint Communique Against Forced Evictions Aff ...

30 Oct 2015

Read the Joint Communique Against Forced Evictions Affecting the Urban Poor.  Last week the West Africa...

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Sierra Leone

Thousands of Evictees Suffer Homelessness and Loss of Livelihood After Ijora ...

28 Sep 2015

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT by FRIENDS OF BADIA EAST 28 September 2015 | Lagos, Nigeria Friends of Badia East from across civil society have come together to strongly condemn the forced...

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Nigeria

Addressing Evictions Before Push Comes to Sho ...

18 Sep 2015

A Commentary On A Recent Spate Of Evictions To Affect Federation Groups In West And...

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Sierra Leone

Launch of Upgrading at Flamingo Crescent with ...

23 Feb 2015

**Cross posted from the SA SDI Alliance blog** Authored by CORC “People said Flamingo Crescent...

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South Africa

24: The Day Huruma Slums Got Secure Land Tenure

13 Feb 2015

A backstory inspired by the TV drama, "24".  By Jack Makau, SDI Secretariat 3:56 PM Friday 30th January 2015 Jane Weru, Director of Kenya slum dwellers financing facility, Akiba Mashinani...

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Kenya

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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Who Owes Matopeni Settlement an Explanation?

23 Jan 2013

  **Cross posted from the Muungano Support Trust Bulletin** Matopeni is a settlement in  Muungano wa Wanavijiji’s Mombasa North Network. Currently the community is undertaking daily savings with the aim...

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Kenya

Diary of BM Section Fire: Community Empowerment in Crisis

10 Jan 2013

**Cross-posted from the SA SDI Alliance Blog** By Andy Bolnick, CORC & iKhayalami, South Africa  31st December 2012   File photo. Image by: MIKE HUTCHINGS / REUTERS taken from http://africajournalismtheworld.com/tag/khayelitsha-fire/ 1st...

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South Africa

Jubilee Slum Campaign: Secure Tenure & Improved Lives

11 Dec 2012

The Jubilee Slum Campaign March | 8 December 2012  **Cross-posted from Muungano Support Trust Blog**  By Nyasani Mbaka The Biblical formulation of the jubilee principle denotes: “and thou shalt number...

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Kenya

Diary on Relocation: Leaving Water Street

05 Dec 2012

By SPARC-MM-NSDF, India  This document is the first entry in a diary of events that unfolded in the first week of November 2012 when several breakthroughs in negotiations between Milan...

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India