Interested in Africa’s energy sector and the opportunities and challenges for sustainable development of the energy resources on the continent? The newly published Atlas of Africa Energy Resources will shed some light on the subject. The Atlas of Africa Energy Resources, developed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) in […]
The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) is a policy initiative of the South African government, which seeks to foster a shared understanding across government and society about how best to manage urbanisation and achieve the goals of economic development, job creation and improved living conditions in South African cities.
In this piece, I argue that the city of Cairo has witnessed unprecedented urban transformations for the past 4 years, owing to urban wars and confrontations during the two regimes that followed Mubarak’s ouster. Street politics, although mesmerizing, have been highly exhausting. With the reemergence of the army in civil life, after the ousting of […]
This paper unpacks how plans are implemented in three African cities: Nairobi, Addis Ababa, and Harare.
Paper provides analysis of urbanisation in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi in relation to its impacts on commercialization of residential land.
Toward the networked city? Translating technological ideals and planning models in water and sanitation systems in Dar es Salaam
Paper addresses the contradiction between the ideal of the ‘networked city’ and the reality of unequal access to water and sanitation services in Dar es Salaam.
Article outlines measures for addressing urban air pollution and its associated health impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Article uses the conceptual frame of hustle to examine the everyday dealings associated with uncertainty and accepted informalities that pervade realms of everyday life among youth in precarious urban geographies.
Paper examines the politics around the Red Location Museum in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, and the housing protests that developed in response to the museum project.
This study assesses the applicability of ‘smart infrastructure’ to achieve sustainable urban development in Lagos metropolis.