All too often, urban reforms are led by technical and infrastructural change, rather than by engaging people.
Informal economic activities in Norton, Zimbabwe play a part in environmental sustainability and contribute to the town’s financial sustainability.
The fast growth of the metropolis and the city’s political significance, to its large informal economy and the challenges residents face.
The city’s government wanted the wealthy and overwhelmingly white areas of the city to subsidise the development of the poor and overwhelmingly black areas.
As the global South transitions to a predominantly urban future, food offers a way to understand the role of cities in future development.
Lagos state must include the informal sector in its waste economy for inclusive development to happen.
Parts of Nairobi are already dealing with temperature increases and reduction in humidity. These conditions are associated with increases in mortality, especially in children and the elderly.
We found that air pollution levels in Nairobi increased by 182% over the study period, Kampala by 162% and Addis Ababa by 62%.
The foundations of orderliness for any city are planning and management. Lagos had this in place in the early days.
What a failed megacity project in Johannesburg says about similar ambitious ideas across the continent.
The rental housing market in Nairobi’s informal settlements offers its tenant households a perverse market outcome of higher prices for lower quality products