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Minister of Higher Education and Training publishes report on student housing

The Minister of Higher Education and Training has gazetted a report on the Ministerial Committee for the Review of the Provision of Student Housing at South African Universities in GG No. 35540 (25 July 2012). The review was commissioned by the Minister because of the poor quality of student housing in which many students, especially in historically black universities, have been living – to the detriment of their tertiary success. ...

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Special Rapporteur publishes report on women’s right to housing

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Housing has published a report on women’s right to housing. The report is the product of worldwide consultations. Core concerns that emerged out of the consultations, and which were specific to Africa, include urbanisation, climate change, low literacy levels, and the rising number of female-headed households. ...

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