Dennis Webster
Dubious Nairobi shack study sparks controversy

Economists and Nairobi water company cut off impoverished people’s water supply in the Kenyan capital in an effort to establish if landlords will pay their outstanding bills.

Xenophobic ‘shutdowns’ turn indiscriminately violent

The ‘shutdowns’ spreading across Gauteng are intended as targeted xenophobia. But the actions of one mob in Joburg’s inner city show that, in practice, they can harm anyone in their path.

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