Monthly Archives: Thursday January 31st, 2019

African perspectives and realities on the Right to the City: Meeting of local governments and civil society during Africities summit (Marrakech)

Last November 22, our Committee and the Global Platform for the Right to the City organized the session “Right to the City and international agendas: African realities and perspectives” on the occasion of Africities: the meeting of African cities organized every three years by UCLG Africa. On this paramount occasion, several representatives from African municipalities […]

The world needs inspiring stories: Open Call for the Transformative Cities Initiative 2019

“The Transformative Cities award is an opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularise and share their experiences of building solutions to our planet’s systemic economic, social, political and ecological crisis. The second edition of the Transformative Cities Award (2018-19) is now open with an open call for […]

Government of Zimbabwe forcibly evicts 1 000 resettled villagers

About 1 000 families from Sikato resettlement in Masvingo West constituency are facing an uncertain future after being served with seven-day eviction notices to vacate the land which they occupied at the height of the land reform programme in 2000. The families, from seven villages; Muza, Chikutuva, Manunure, Makasva, Banga, Sithole and Marikutira, have been […]