Soweto township in Johannesburg, South Africa. Credit Shutterstock, Gil.K.

Johannesburg: the growing importance of class in shaping neighbourhoods

This research explores the nature of spatial change and neighbourhood development in Johannesburg,…


Cape Town: a city still divided by race and class

This research analyses how the urban form and internal structure of the city of Cape Town, South…


A billboard in Cape Town, South Africa calls on South Africans to

The Uneven Geography of the COVID-19 Crisis: South Africa

This research was published by Ivan Turok and Justin Visagie from the Human Sciences Research…


Urban Policy in South Africa

Read journal article Download journal article Reference Everatt D., Ebrahim Z. (2020) Urban…


The Company’s Garden, Cape Town. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 2, Cape Town

In the second installment of this photo essay, Zubeida Lowton investigates what the city of Cape…


Maboneng District, Johannesburg. Credit: Zubeida Lowton, University of Glasgow

A Tale of Two Cities: Socio-Spatial Transformations of Post-Apartheid South African Cities – Part 1, Johannesburg

In this two-part photo essay, Zubeida Lowton explores the influence of racial, social and spatial…


How to Refresh South Africa’s Jaded Democracy

This article is written by Ivan Turok and Andreas Scheba and was originally published by South…


Walking through Madanpur Khadar, New-Delhi, India. Credit: Gail Wilson

As Urban Inequality Deepens, It’s Time for a Reality Check

This article is written by Geci Karuri-Sebina and David Everatt was originally published by the…


Modern view of Johannesburg. Braamfontein is a central suburb of Johannesburg in South Africa. credit: Nataly Reinch / Shutterstock.com

City Profile: Johannesburg, South Africa

This article was originally published by SAGE publications in…


Umuganda, Nduba Sector, Gasabo District, Rwanda. Credit: Ministry of Environment - Rwanda.

Rwanda’s Clean CBDs Pique the Interest of South African Leaders

This article was originally published by Business Day (South Africa). All views are the author’s…