South Africa:Can Subsidised Rentals Help Solve the Housing Crisis?

[GroundUp] The housing shortage has come to a head this year with a massive increase in land occupations. For example in Cape Town in 2017 the Anti-Land Invasion Unit removed 15,000 “illegal structures”. Just in the first four months of 2018 this number is already 26,000.

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Zimbabwe: Govt Blames Veld Fires On Behavioural Rigidity

[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said there was need to intensify awareness campaigns to protect the environment.

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Tanzania: Eviction Notice On Mbowe Property Expires Today

[Daily News] Mbowe Hotels Limited (MHL) has only today to settle rent arrears of 1.3bn/- owed to the National Housing Corporation (NHC) or risk eviction from the building it occupies along Mkwepu and Indira Gandhi (Makunganya) streets in the Central Business District of Dar es Salaam.

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