Demolitions of Lagos waterfront communities could leave 300,000 homeless - campaigners
More than 30,000 residents of a waterfront community in Lagos are homeless after a state-ordered eviction - but the number could soon be ten times that, say campaigners
Running from Ethiopia: The Oromo exodus
Running from Ethiopia tells the story of Muaz, a student who fled Ethiopia after being detained and tortured by security forces, and Jawar, who runs a popular Oromo TV channel from exile in Minneapolis.
Indian state to set up first authority to guarantee land titles
Matters related to land and property make up about two-thirds of all civil cases in India
Failure to secure forest dweller rights risks carbon emissions spike, report says
"The global community needs to recognise the scientific evidence: keeping tropical forests intact prevents carbon emissions"
'Help us upgrade, don't evict us': Sierra Leone's slum dwellers battle for their homes
A lack of land tenure for Freetown's slum residents mean they feel powerless to improve their homes and communities
'I haven't been given my share': young Kenyans' long wait to inherit land
In Kericho County, land is usually passed from parents to male heirs - but young men say their elders are not playing ball
Diversity a source of strength in open, inclusive cities: Canada
Canada's Minister for Families, Children and Social Development Jean-Yves Duclos says cities should not be afraid of diversity: it is a source of national economic and cultural strength.
Ethiopians adjust to life in Africa's most ambitious social housing project
Ethiopia is funding the largest social housing project in Africa - so why do some families wish they could stay in the slums?
INTERVIEW-From a shack to parliament, Kenya's slum MP pushes pro-poor agenda
"Coming from Kibera gives me a huge responsibility"
'This forest is like an old friend' - India's tribal women fight for land ownership
A group of women's effort to save a forest has been so successful it's becoming the template for forests across the state