FEATURE-Senegal waste pickers fight dump closure amid hazards and health risks
Dakar's rubbish dump is releasing a poison that has halted construction projects across the city - but informal workers want to stay
U.N. expert questions legality of "brutal" mass evictions in Nigeria
30,000 people forced from their bamboo homes illegally built in the city's Lekki neighbourhood - a prime site for luxury apartments - despite a court order not to
FEATURE-Villagers in Goa fight to keep ancient community land from university
"We are not against development, but this land is sacred to us and our way of life. The village owns this land. No one has the right to take it away without our consent."
Beneath the surface of Uganda's 'exemplary' refugee settlement, tensions simmer
New arrivals to Uganda are allocated a plot of land, can work, run businesses, and move freely around the country
Kenyans tell leaders of frustration over delays tackling land corruption
Prominent Kenyan industrialist offers to hire 100,000 people to help the government tackle corruption in the land sector
Migrant's journey from rural Bangladesh shows sacrifices, dangers of slum life
Some half a million rural migrants stream into Dhaka for work each year, swelling the number of urban poor living in slums built on private land
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"