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Street Vendor News 31 August 2014

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(English) EGYPT. Government outfits kiosks for street vendors to transform them into small merchants: PM. Daily News Egypt (30 August 2014) by Mohamed Ayyad. The government is arranging the establishment of stalls containing Egyptian goods and products following street vendors’ removal from Downtown Cairo to Al-Torgoman this week within government efforts to transform them from… Read more »

Street Vendor News 17 August 2014

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(English) INDONESIA. Eviction of street vendors, squatters sparks strong protest. The Jakarta Post (16 August 2014) by Dewanti A. Wardhani. The recent eviction of street vendors and squatters in Tanah Abang, Central Jakarta has sparked a public outcry, with the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta) demanding the city administration provide livable housing and vending… Read more »

Street Vendor News 3 August 2014

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Vendedores Ambulantes, Ghana, Photo by M. Chen

(English) INDIA. MCG to verify data on street vendors’ survey. The Times of India (3 August 2014). The municipal corporation of Gurgaon has set up a committee to verify a survey conducted by a private agency on the number of street vendors in the city.   UGANDA. KCCA councillors reject Usafi deal. New Vision (2… Read more »

Street Vendor News 20 July 2014

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Vendedores ambulantes, Thailand, photo by Martha Chen

(English) ZIMBABWE. Zimbabwe now a country of vendors. Nehanda Radio (20 July 2014) by Tendai Kamhungira. Around the streets of Harare, scores of young men and women are either selling airtime cards, vegetables, clothes, traditional herbs or skin lightening creams. THAILAND. Street vendors gradually move out of Ratchadamnoen Road. Pattaya Mail (18 July 2014). Street… Read more »

Street Vendor News 6 July 2014

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(English) USA. Street vendors weigh in on 2015 All-Star game restrictions. Fox 19 (6 July 2014) by Ben Katko. It’ll be an exciting marquee event for the city, but not so much for some of the street vendors. EGYPT. Survey analysis on street vendors. Daily News Egypt  (6 July 2014). By the Federation of Economic… Read more »