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30 January 2014 Hard-hit vendors plead for help
17 January 2014 Traders threaten chaos over vendor`s killing
25 October 2013 COSATU, SAMWU and African Diaspora Forum lead coalition of street trade organisations to discuss “ Operation Clean Sweep” with Joburg Metro
02 August 2013 Destroyed by Fire, a Market Struggles to Rise from the Ashes
31 July 2013 Professionalising Street Food and Creating new possibilities
26 July 2013 Of Mandela Day and Mealies
07 June 2013 Xhidmat-ISH celebrates the International Day of Families
07 June 2013 Messages from the President of Streetnet and the invited guests during the opening of the International Council meeting held in Guinea Conakry - 25 to 26 Of May 2013
24 May 2013 Metro cops `punched` mealie vendors [pdf]
24 May 2013 New York Street Vendors Displaced by Bike-Share Want Their Voices Heard
05 April 2013 Namibia: Informal Traders are Invaluable for the Economy
02 April 2013 Traders ask to be involved in decision making
28 February 2013 Livingstone street vendors urged to cooperate with council to keep the city clean
21 February 2013 Role of street trader needs to be better understood
05 February 2013 Cuba’s Entrepreneurs Flourish Against the Odds
05 February 2013 The Central Market of Bujumbura on fire: Pierre Nkurunziza call for national solidarity
22 January 2013 "Domestic workers would be well catered for if Ghana signs ILO Convention" – TUC Boss
15 January 2013 Celebrating SEWA’s 40 Years
10 January 2013 Markets of Warwick Wins a Mayor’s Award for Excellence!
08 January 2013 PAKISTAN - Newspaper hawkers’ ticket to eat
04 July 2012 Accident robs ZCIEA of its two members [pdf]
23 May 2012 Blowing the whistle
18 May 2012 International Labour Conference of the ILO - April 2012 [pdf]
11 May 2012 Crisis Meeting - City of Johannesburg Officials and Street Traders to meet today
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INDIA. DP is irreparable, scrap it, say activists. Times of India (10 April 2015).

TANZANIA. College plans to identify trade opportunities for hawkers. Daily News (10 April 2015)  by Ludovick Kazoka.

INDIA. No street vendors, cycle rickshaws in Lajpat Nagar market: NGT. Zee News (8 April 2015) by PTI. New Delhi:

BOTSWANA. EDD is the way to go. Mmegi Online (8 April 2015).

USA. Five Courses: Hawkers' street food flair & more. Creative Loafing Tampa Bay (8 April 2015) by Meaghan Habuda.

INDIA. Hawkers may be allowed near Rishi Kapoor, Anil Ambani's Pali Hill residences. DNA India (8 April 2015) by Amrita Nayak Dutta.

ABU-DHABI. Abu Dhabi Municipality raid scares away street hawkers. Gulf News (7 April 2015).

SINGAPORE. Hawker centres to be spruced up with murals and art installations. Channel News Asia (5 April 2015) by Vimita Mohandas.

MALAYSIA. 'Development will be inclusive'. The Star Online (3 April 2015).

INDIA. 'Street vendors denied right to livelihood'. The Hindu (1 April 2015) by K.N. Umesh.

SOUTH AFRICA. South Africa: Xenophobic Violence in KZN - 'This Is a Black Easter for Foreigners'.

SINGAPORE. Singapore street food: stewed, sliced and steamed - video.

USA. Street vendors press city to legalize their trade.

StreetNet International

StreetNet International is an alliance of street vendors. It was launched in Durban, South Africa, in November 2002.

Membership-based organizations (unions, co-operatives or associations) directly organizing street vendors, market vendors and/or hawkers among their members, are entitled to affiliate to StreetNet International.

The aim of StreetNet is to promote the exchange of information and ideas on critical issues facing street vendors, market vendors and hawkers (i.e. mobile vendors) and on practical organizing and advocacy strategies