Tag: #Africa

Open Session. Right to the City and the International Agendas: African realities and perspectives

The session will be a debate between representatives from local governments, researchers and civil society within Africities. It will explore how the Right to the City is understood in the African context, the different ways in which it is implemented on the ground as well as its challenges and opportunities as a cornerstone for the […]

African Struggles for the Right to the City

Allan Cain[1] & Agnes Midi[2] Africa has some of the world’s most unequal cities[3]. Informal settlements in African cities, and the struggles that are fought in their defense, are evidence of deep-rooted exclusion[4]. They have inherited colonial segregated planning laws that are socio-economically exclusive, resulting in cement cities and slums. In many African former colonial […]