EGYPT. The Street Vendors' Capital. Asharq Al-Awsatt (2 March 2014) by Moataz Abdel Moneim.

INDONESIA. Street vendor relocation back to square one. Jakarta Post (1 March 2014).

INDIA. The Street Vendors Bill. Opportunities and Challenges. EPW (28 February 2014) by Nita Mathur.

KENYA. Kenya: Hawkers to Be Resettled in Three Major Markets. All Africa (28 February 2014) by Mkamburi Mwawasi via The Star.

NEPAL. Time to start regulating street food, absence of guidelines, quality checks alarming consumers. My Republica (28 February 2014) by Sujan Dhungana.

INDONESIA.City to Build 5 Semi-Modern Markets. Berita Jakarta (27 February 2014).

SOUTH KOREA. INDONESIA. Korea: City-hired 'thugs' forcefully evict Gangnam street vendors. Asian Correspondent (27 February 2014) by Joseph Kim.

SIERRA LEONE. Sierra Leone News: Street food vending: moving from an informal to formal sector. Awoko (24 February de 2014).

SWAZILAND. Cross-border hawkers want cards to replace passports. Swazi Observer (22 February 2014) by Nomthandazo Nkambule.

INDIA. Parliament nod to bill to protect rights of urban street vendors. The Economic Times (20 February 2014).

CANADA. New by-law for street vendors and patios. Vancouver Observer (19 February 2014) by Jordan Yerman.

INDIA. Street Vendors Bill passed in Rajya Sabha. The Hindu (19 February 2014).

TANZANIA. Dar City Council offers small traders' building to big business. IPP  Media (19 February 2014) by James Kandoya.


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There is also a portuguese version of the Blog where one can access personal updates on news and events. It can be found on this link:

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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