Summary: Representatives of various Palestinian factions, including radical Islamist organizations, have met at the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp this week in an attempt to prevent a recurrence of bloody clashes between rival groups vying for control and influence in the teeming shantytown
, Palestinian sources said Thursday.
Last year, David Gluckman of South Africa won the Startup Stage of Tech-I with his company, Lumkani, which addresses the needs of urban shantytown
She plays Annie Quaintain, who tries to rebuild her life in a wild shantytown
after she's left penniless and opens a boarding house for labourers who are building an aquaduct.
The four-hour demonstration at Rio de Janeiro's Complexo Alemaocame a day after residents briefly clashed with police at the end of a rally held to protest the death of a boy in the shantytown
A huge fire destroyed around 500 homes in a shantytown
in Brazil's largest city of Sao Paulo leaving about 2,500 people homeless, the fire department said on Monday, the Latin American media report.
HH Sheikha, Moza, founder and chairperson of the Education Above All Foundation (the Foundation), on Monday visited two schools in the Rocinha district of Rio de Janeiro, which is the largest favela - or shantytown
- in Brazil.
Amid the stench of raw sewage and the shrieks of residents, Francis made his way through the Varginha shantytown
, part of a region so violent it's known as the Gaza Strip.
The building, in Old Cairo's shantytown
of Abu Qarn, fell apart when a cooking gas canister exploded on Wednesday, the official said.
He said a man was beaten up and later died from his injuries in the melee as the blaze consumed the shantytown
in the San Juan district.
From last night, we're in misery," Jean-Gymar Joseph, a resident of the shantytown
Cite Soleil, told the Associated Press.
The new escalator at Comuna 13 shantytown
Picture: LUIS BENAVIDES
The relocation project, which will help release important plots of land in central Marrakech, provides for the transfer of military infrastructure and the re-housing of some 3,800 shantytown
households in the Youssef Ibn Tachfine camp, which spans over an area of 270 hectares owned by ALEM.