Troubles in South Africa's coalition-led local governments are affecting accountability, governance stability and service delivery.
With international trade facing its greatest threat in decades, this club of China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and India will have much to say about it.
Over a third of pupils in the Gauteng province still travel more than five kilometres to school.
As CCTV cameras become more widespread, it's becoming more difficult for people to protect their locational privacy in public.
South African parties are recognising that coalition politics is now part of the political landscape and is here to stay.
It's critical to understand how mothers from all backgrounds navigate obstacles within the city as part of their daily lives.
By expanding our understanding of streets and enhancing their design, every street corner could become a space to socialise, to exercise, to play, or to trade.
Johannesburg's central business district is developing into a major cross border shopping hub, servicing the broader sub-Saharan region and has a potential to grow even further.
South Africa needs to review its approach to rolling out Bus Rapid Transit systems as the current model is proving to be too expensive and unsustainable.
Economic inequality and distrust in government is causing outbreaks of violence on South Africa's streets.
According to South Africa's department of international relations, Grace Mugabe didn't have immunity when she entered the country.
Are different ways of governing emerging from South Africa's cities governed by opposition coalitions?
Two of South Africa's finest musicians, Johnny Mekoa and Ray Phiri, died recently. The permeable terrain between genres their careers negotiated, is being replaced by rigid marketing categories.
Successful policy interventions, especially those in the social realm influenced by the vagaries of human behaviour, don’t seem to travel well.
Maboneng in Johannesburg represents one strand of the type of urban “development” that's advocated for by the proponents of “global cities”.
Accra and Johannesburg have some way to go before making it onto anyone's top 20. Both cities have a desperate gap between rich and poor but inequality is not a uniquely African problem.
Bike lanes in South Africa were meant to encourage commuter cycling and ease congestion but in Johannesburg the initiative garnered more outrage than support.
South African Visual Artist Senzeni Marasela's work creates a tension between the narrations of public wounding and her private one.
Both Berlin and Johannesburg are at the centre of their respective countries' night cultures. Both cities have undergone fundamental social transitions since 1990.
The UK political elite is overestimating the power of the Commonwealth’s brand in Africa as it seeks new partners in the wake of Brexit.