New South African research supports evidence that urbanisation has a positive impact on people's lives and must be managed appropriately for development.
Many who need help with opioid addiction live far from dedicated treatment centers.
A different form of state capture is underway in South Africa's rural areas where traditional leaders are selling off people's land to miners. But communities are fighting back.
"Flipped classrooms" aren't yet common around Africa, but a partial flip that marries technology and collaboration has real potential.
Literary and artistic engagements have helped to shape the region into the iconic landscape it is today.
As South Africa prepares to introduce a national minimum wage, a new study shows that it will have a varied impact. Some parts of the economy are likely to be negatively affected.
Twenty years ago, a sheriff won a lawsuit against a federal gun control law. Today, San Francisco is betting the same argument for state's rights will stop Trump from defunding sanctuary cities.
More and more people are talking about the 'rural-urban divide,' but what does that phrase actually mean? We asked experts from around the country to illustrate the gap in graphs and maps.
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China's hukou system is a relic of the Mao era – and it's holding the nation's rural population back.
In this new world where its lost thousands of votes does South Africa's ruling ANC know who it is, how to be in opposition, or how it might fight its way back to winning ways?
There is a growing trend of designing modernised replicas of traditional buildings for entertainment and tourism. That’s no way to salvage positive lessons from building traditions.
It's time for a fresh look at community and policy development in rural and regional NSW – one that recognises that doing things differently will deliver benefits to urban populations as well.
Only 55 percent of people living in rural areas have access to the speeds that currently qualify as broadband, while 94 percent of the urban population does.
When villages across Spain, Portugal and Italy are abandoned, the regions' unique culture and heritage is lost, too.
Students who move from rural areas to cities to pursue university degrees grapple with what it means to “leave behind” their home languages.
What can be done about the lack of connectivity in remote areas?
What happens when you find yourself homeless in the countryside?
South Africa's educational policies and curricula tend to be biased against rural lifestyles - even though nearly 20 million people live in the country's rural areas.