Photo exhibition explores contrasts of everyday life in Luanda, Angola.
Vaya’s treatment of people’s relationship with Johannesburg is grounded in the lived realities of some of its most marginalised residents.
An exploration of the useless elements in Cape Town’s built environment and what they can tell us about our relationship with our cities.
The reality of homelessness in Cape Town is more complicated than the deficiency narrative reproduced so often by wealthy city residents and city officials, writes James Clacherty.
A stone’s throw from the working-class township of Masiphumelele, the Noordhoek mountains are being transformed into exclusive “eco-estates” which preserve apartheid geography just as the Group Areas Act did, write Bruce Baigrie and Henrik Ernstson.
Public sector provision of housing will not meet affordable housing needs by itself. But neglecting it in favour of solely an enabling approach is also a mistake, writes Hugo Halimi.
Recap of the Mistra Urban Futures ‘Just City’ conference.
Municipal bonds are increasingly seen as a way to plug the finance gap for African cities that face a chronic shortfall in urban financing.
How a multi-country research team is developing new ways of researching urban food security for the Consuming Urban Poverty project.
Rapid urbanization, coupled with a race for better connectivity, offers an opportunity to introduce smart city initiatives in African cities. But smart cities come with their challenges.