What Happens When People in State Housing Cannot Pay the Rent?

[GroundUp] Burning rubble blocked Military Road, a major throughway in Cape Town’s south peninsula, in July. Tensions over evictions taking place at Steenvilla, the city’s largest social housing complex, boiled over. Sohco, the non-profit company that …

[GroundUp] Burning rubble blocked Military Road, a major throughway in Cape Town's south peninsula, in July. Tensions over evictions taking place at Steenvilla, the city's largest social housing complex, boiled over. Sohco, the non-profit company that manages Steenvilla, was trying to evict residents, some of whom were more than a year in arrears in their rent. But a group of residents protested in response, preventing the eviction from taking place.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Handicap Mukiri Conquers Tough-Playing Thika Course

[Nation] Handicap 23 golfer Vincent Mukiri overcame two scratches and three double bogeys, to eventually beat a field of 212 golfers during the Chairman’s (Betty Mutua) Prize at the tough-playing Thika Sports Club course.

[Nation] Handicap 23 golfer Vincent Mukiri overcame two scratches and three double bogeys, to eventually beat a field of 212 golfers during the Chairman's (Betty Mutua) Prize at the tough-playing Thika Sports Club course.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cofek Falls for This Photoshopped Billboard and Kot Are Unforgiving

[Nairobi News] The Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) has been slammed by Kenyans on Twitter after falling for a Photoshopped picture on a billboard that has been the subject of online debate.

[Nairobi News] The Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) has been slammed by Kenyans on Twitter after falling for a Photoshopped picture on a billboard that has been the subject of online debate.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stray Lions Win to Keep Nairobi Super League Title

[Nation] Stray Lions successfully defended the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association Super League title with a game in hand when they beat Nairobi Gymkhana, who were at home, by five wickets at the weekend.

[Nation] Stray Lions successfully defended the Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association Super League title with a game in hand when they beat Nairobi Gymkhana, who were at home, by five wickets at the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya