We live in Orange Grove in Johannesburg, where the sound of charismatic Ethiopian churches on Louis Botha Avenue mixes with the incessant hooting of mini-bus taxis and the acoustic guitar emanating from Johannesburg’s oldest pub...Read more
African public spaces are complex, especially so against the backdrop of fast urbanising cities and increasing socio-economic volatility.
Public space in South Africa was, and in some instances still remains, a contentious issue due to apartheid spatial planning...Read more
African cities will gain a billion new residents by 2050. But local authorities across the continent don’t have the resources, powers or skills set to meet the growing demand for housing and services.
Africa’s rapid urbanisation is...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Colenbrander and Ian Palmer
On 31 May 2017, the national play advocacy body, A Chance to Play Southern Africa (ACTPSA) launched its new campaigning document, The Child’s Right to Play: a policy brief for South Africa, in Johannesburg. Adrian Voce reports on...Read more