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What “Sub-Saharan Africa” Really Mean in Planning

In planning and urban studies, the term “sub-Saharan Africa” is of widespread use. But what does it mean? Sub-Saharan Africa may seem straight forward a term to be of...

The Dangers of Strongmen Town Planners in Africa

“Africa doesn’t need strongmen; it needs strong institutions.”The remarks by then President of the...

How Can Zimbabwean Cities Solve Street Vending Challenge

The nationwide lockdown during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic of 2020 stirred a longtime discussion...

How Can Harare Solve Mbudzi Roundabout Traffic Congestion

Traffic congestion at Mbudzi roundabout in Harare has been a headache for many users...

Understanding Nairobi’s Traffic Congestion Challenge

Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya is one of the most congested cities in the world. An estimated $1billion is lost in productivity because of the congestion.

APS Urges African Governments to Adopt Planning for Recovery Agenda

Following the announcement of the legislative priorities for 2022 under the theme Planning for Recovery Agenda, APS has written and signed on a letter urging African...

African Planning Society Announces Legislative Priorities of 2022

Every year, the African Planning Society (APS) sets legislative priorities, which it urges African governments to adopt for strengthening of African communities towards prosperity,...

African Centre for Cities Launches a New Masters in Sustainable Urban Practice

The African Centre for Cities at University of Cape Town has launched a new Masters Programme in Sustainable Urban Practice. The Masters in Sustainable...

Egypt to Establish the First 10 BRT Stations in Cairo

Egyptian Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir announced Monday that the first 10 stations of the bus rapid transit (BRT) system will begin to be established,...

Senegal Opens A New Commuter Railway, Dakar Regional Express (TER)

On Monday December 27, Senegal welcomed a new commuter railway line after 5 years of work on the project, the Dakar Regional Express Train...

Egypt Finalising the Development of its New Capital City

CAIRO, Egypt – The government of Egypt is preparing for the moving in of its first batch of civil servants to the new capital...

Zimbabwe’s Tourist Destination, Victoria Falls Accorded City Status

ZIMBABWE- On the 9th of December, Victoria Falls Municipality, a top global tourist destination in Zimbabwe was accorded city status. Under the proclamation 9 of...

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