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# slums - Friday 3 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:07 AM 27,810 Views 96 Comments

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
# Kenya
# Kenya

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

Mar 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 27,788 Views 29 Comments

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
# Charity
# Charity

Charity postpones 350-volunteer-strong Kenya trip

Sep 25th 2013, 10:51 PM 9,269 Views 23 Comments

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
# Uganda
# Uganda

Chess giving hope to slum children

Feb 10th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,534 Views 13 Comments

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
# Global Poverty
# Global Poverty

Percentage living below the poverty line falls globally

Jul 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,112 Views 2 Comments

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

# slums - Sunday 26 February, 2012

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 26th 2012, 11:00 AM 42 Views 1 Comment

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
# Forced Evictions

Thousands of Egyptians facing forced evictions from slums: report

Aug 23rd 2011, 12:01 PM 464 Views 3 Comments

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