Urban geography and protest mobilization in Africa

This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the links between urban geography and the incidence of protests in African countries since 1990


The Making of a Southern Diaspora: South-South Migration and Zimbabweans in South Africa

This article explores how Zimbabwean migration to South Africa is shifting from being temporary and circular in nature to being more diverse and permanent or semi-permanent


“Poverty” and the Politics of Syncopation: Urban Examples from Kinshasa (DR Congo)

This article explores how poverty affects emerging publics in the city, using Kinshasa as a case study.

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Scavenging for solid waste in Kinshasa: A livelihood strategy for the urban poor in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This paper examines the role that solid-waste scavenging contributes to household livelihoods in the city of Kinshasa.


Marginality as a Root Cause of Poverty: Identifying Marginality Hotspots in Ethiopia

This paper uses GIS mapping to identify marginality hotspots in Ethiopia.


Global report on urban health: equitable, healthier cities for sustainable development

Comprehensive report by the World Health Organisation and UN-Habitat with sections focusing on urban health, planning and urban governance.


‘Gender hates men’: untangling gender and development discourses in food security fieldwork in urban Malawi

This paper explores the social construction and contestation of gender and gender roles in the city of Blantyre, Malawi.


Mental Health and Resilience of Young African Women Refugees in an Urban Context (Abidjan—Ivory Coast and Dakar—Senegal)

This chapter is based on a quantitative research study on young African refugees in an urban context, focusing specifically on mental health.


Informal Migrant Entrepreneurship and Inclusive Growth in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique

This paper incorporates focuses on the policy and research currently being directed at understanding the links between mobility and informality.

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Defining a Global Urban Development Agenda

This paper outlines how, in the light of Habitat III and the Global SDGs, we need to ask why and how the urban condition affects our common future.

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