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Street Vendor News May 19 2013

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(ENGLISH) SOUTH AFRICA. “Vendors now have a voice.” The New Age  (May 20, 2013) by Zandisile Luphahla. Saita, which represents street vendors and informal traders nationally, was launched in Kimberley last week. StreetNet International Federation of Street Vendors international coordinator, Pat Horn, said the formation of Saita came as a result of several meetings between… Read more »

Street Vendor News May 12 2013

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(ENGLISH) SINGAPORE. “Young at wok: The next generation of Singapore’s hawkers?” Straits Times (May 12, 2013) by Rebecca Lynne Tan and Eunice Quek. Singapore’s street food is at risk of vanishing as more hawkers hang up their woks and ladles, many without successors. ZAMBIA. “Zambia: Livingstone Vendors Protest Masebo’s Ban.” All Africa (May 11, 2013)… Read more »

Street Vendor News May 5 2013

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(ENGLISH) SOUTH AFRICA. “Half-hatched law lays hawkers low.” Mail & Guardian (May 03, 2013) by Thalia Holmes. The legislation has been touted by government as a way of promoting the right to freedom of trade. But it has come under bitter attack by business and opposition parties alike, with some describing it as unenforceable, some… Read more »

Street Vendor News April 28 2013

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(ENGLISH) INDONESIA. “City wants more CSR to move street vendors.” The Jakarta Post (April 27, 2013). Jakarta Cooperatives, Small and Medium Enterprises and Trade Agency chief Ratnaningsih said that the administration had already relocated some vendors to two of 23 proposed locations, she also said that she was still negotiating with companies to fund the… Read more »

Street Vendor News April 21 2013

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(ENGLISH) KENYA. “Nakuru hawkers defy council order.” Standard Digital (April 19, 2013) by Mercy Kahenda. Hawkers and street vendors in Nakuru town have vowed not to move from the streets despite orders by the Municipal Council to evict them. The hawkers say the eviction order is a breach of memorandum with Governor Kinuthia Mbugua. The… Read more »