- Armed men, including two dressed in police uniform, attacked the home of Congolese lawyer Timothée Mbuya earlier this month and told family members they were sent to kill him.
- Mbuya is also facing a defamation lawsuit after publishing a report alleging encroachment of a protected area by a farm owned by former DRC president Joseph Kabila.
Dr. Rick de Satge
Member of the Land Portal local knowledge engagement team developing country profiles for Southern, Central and Eastern Africa - developing country narratives and historical timelines for Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia ,Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Profiling land researchers and organisations to strengthen open knowledge exchange.
Senior Research Associate with Phuhlisani NPC.
Curator of specialist land news and analysis website https://knowledgebase.land
Land linked Twitter account @knowledgebasel
Urban Planning in the Global South (2018) co-authored with the late Vanessa Watson addresses the on-going crisis of informality in rapidly growing cities of the global South.