Over the past few years the use of whoonga – a form of low-grade heroin – has spiked in Durban. A researcher shares her experiences working with users on the streets.
Researchers look at how values of contested urban green spaces are articulated across cultural contexts in Cape Town, New York and London.
Report back on the Democratic Practices PhD seminar at the African Centre for Cities.
Successful urban strategies have worked because local governments and local civil society could see the value of applying them. Commentary by David Satterthwaite and David Dodman.
The desire to turn ‘chaos’ into order can act as an exclusionary mechanism. Lessons from an exploratory study by the Urban Futures Centre at the Durban University of Technology that challenges conventional planning.
What it’s like to live in GxaGxa settlement in Cape Town.
African Research Institute podcast examines examines financing options for municipalities to ensure sustainable development of African cities.
South Africa’s standard household survey approach needs to investigate the quality and reliability of water provision and the adequacy of shelter provided, writes Stuart Denoon-Stevens.
Progress lagging in making South African cities more inclusive say experts at launch of the State of South African Cities 2016 report.
How traffic management strategies can ease congestion in Lagos.