Africa before Colonisation

I will like to credit this work to Philani Nyoni. I hope you will enjoy the read. JOY When the Europeans arrived in Africa, like everyone who comes from elsewhere into new terrain they had something to say about the […]

City Design: Spontaneity

City Design: Spontaneity

City design or urban design as it is been called is the careful thought process of designing and shaping the physical features of cities, towns and villages with the view of creating economies of scale, agglomeration and beauty. Read more https://urbanplanes.com/african-urbanisation-matching-the-right-skills/. […]

Urban Competitiveness: Knowledge Growth

Urban Competitiveness: Knowledge Growth

Urban Competitiveness Competitiveness is the ability of institutions, organisations or countries to ensure stable medium-term economic growth in urban, surrounding regions and rural areas. When cities compete, ideas and creativity are intensified, which enhance innovation.  Increasing urbanisation in Africa has […]

African Cities: A Myriad or Fantasy?

African Cities: A Myriad or Fantasy?

Lagos, Nigeria   Kigali, Rwanda Many cities in Africa are yet to comply with sustainable measures or strategies. one begins to wonder whether African Leaders and city managers are really interested in the environment, burdened with urbanization challenges or they […]