Barely a week after passing a constitutional amendment that empowered Zimbabwe to seize land owned by the whites without paying compensation, the government has done a volte face after renewed

The success of various programmes initiated under a pilot project in Orangi, a Karachi slum, has inspired its leader to predict the squatter colony would become a thriving section of the city in a few years.

The residents of an unauthorised colony in Delhi battle all odds for a cleaner life

Involving the community in slum improvement has worked successfully in the Philippines and Mexico. Hidebound bureaucrats in the Third World, who insist they know best, should learn a lesson from these experiments.

Money Buys Least When Bureaucrats Spend It