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# slums - Friday 3 November, 2017

'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords

The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.

# slums - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.

# slums - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Charity postpones 350-volunteer-strong Kenya trip

The Niall Mellon Township Trust was due to build a school in a slum of Nairobi, but says volunteers’ safety comes first.

# slums - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Chess giving hope to slum children

Self-confidence, discipline and higher ambitions for their future: some of the benefits being reaped by kids attending chess club in Kampala.

# slums - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally

However, a UN report reveals that a maternal death occurs every ten minutes in India.

# slums - Sunday 26 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# slums - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Thousands of Egyptians facing forced evictions from slums: report Forced Evictions This post contains videos

Thousands of Egyptians facing forced evictions from slums: report

Amnesty International is calling on the Egyptian authorities to protect the rights of the country’s 12 million slum-dwellers.