Africa cities

The 3 trends shaping the future of African cities

It is therefore not surprising that African investors and policymakers are gradually recognizing the economic power of cities and increase investments in new urban developments. As these projects emerge, here are three key trends that will shape the future of Africa’s new cities. 1. Private developers will largely finance the new towns Total investment in […]

Africa cities

What is needed to repair the crumbling coalitions in South African cities

Three South African cities led by coalitions of opposition parties over the past three years have seen difficult times. In Johannesburg, a new mayor was elected following the resignation of Herman Mashaba the city and the Democratic Alliance, South Africa’s main political opposition. The election of the mayor saw a shift in political alliances within […]