AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

cities

Monday, February 28th, 2011

‘The Art of Citizenship in African Cities’

Two-day conference on May 6 and 7 on the campus of Columbia University in Manhattan’s Upper West Side :

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

African Cities Win Prizes

The United Nations released its annual State of the World Cities report this week and three South African cities top the list: Three South African cities top the list of the most unequal cities in the world,...

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Staying Alive in Johannesburg

Part 1, above, of the Dutch TV documentary film, “Staying Alivein Joburg.” The film is limited in its focus–its primarily a walk through inner city Johannesburg ahead of the 2010 World Cup. We get no sense of life...

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

For the Love of Johannesburg

From a friend who just moved to Johannesburg: Do you know about this upbeat blog about Johannesburg? Not fancy or anything but always interesting to read slightly more positive news on Johannesburg. The picture above was taken...

Monday, November 9th, 2009

CONFERENCE / ‘TUNING IN TO AFRICAN CITIES’

Notice for an academic conference to be held in Birmingham, UK, in May next year: