Pro Brono Legal Services for ‘Informal’ Traders

By Tasmi Quazi The Warwick Junction informal trading community and Asiye eTafuleni  (AeT) were featured in the May 2012 Issue, Number 22, of the ProBono.Org  newsletter.  ProBono. Org is a non-governmental organisation that works with the private legal fraternity to provide pro bono legal services to the poor, through specific identified cases and clients.  Their formation … Read more

Urban utopia of exclusivity versus urban realism of inclusivity: Mall or Market Place?

Written by Tasmi Quazi & Richard Dobson Since 1996, the example of the Warwick Junction urban renewal project in Durban (South Africa) has tested the relationship between public transport, the commensurate footfall and the opportunity that this has afforded to sustaining the livelihoods of nearly 8 000 street traders. In addition, there has been reciprocal … Read more

Street Law Seminars: Series 2

Mkhululi Nonjola & Tasmi Quazi The second ‘Street Law’ Seminar was held on 26th April 2011, hosted by Asiye eTafuleni (AeT) at Seda eThekwini. This involved the participation of twenty-three informal traders from different sectors and officials amongst whom were Mr Raphalane from South African Human Rights Commission (KwaZulu-Natal’s Legal Department), a representative from the … Read more