SOUTH AFRICA. "Cosatu throws its weight behind informal traders' march." BD Live (25 October 2013) by Khulekani Magubane.

SOUTH AFRICA. "City of Joburg to respond to traders' grievances." SABC News (25 October 2013) by Tshepo Phagane.

SINGAPORE. "Singapore's best street food vendors." Gourmet Traveller (24 October 2013) by Pat Nourse.

SOUTH AFRICA. "Durban traders want fairness." IOL Business Report (23 October 2013) by Gugu Mbonambi.

INDIA. "Regularisation of informal sectors in a parallel city." DNA India (21 October 2013) by Yatin Pandya.

INDONESIA. "October, 164 Street Vendors in Kebayoran Baru Evicted." Berita Jakarta (21 October 2013).

INDIA. "Street vendors urge for vending committee." E-Pao (19 October 2013).

CUBA, "The Cries of Havana." The Daily Beast (16 October 2013) by Blake Gopnik.

INDIA. "Street vendors campaign as healthy food providers." Daiji World (16 October 2013).

KENYA. "Kikuyu traders to be moved for roads." The Star (14 October 2013) by Njenga Gicheha.

INDONESIA. "City plans to control mushrooming street vendors." The Jakarta Post (14 October 2013) by Sita W. Dewi.

QATAR. "'Street Food' fiesta opens at LuLu's branch in Al Khor." The Gulf Times (14 October 2013).

Like us
Follow us on Twitter

World Class Cities for All - Brazil (Portuguese Blog)

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:

StreetNet NewsBox


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