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Altered landscape, changing livelihoods: missing urbanisation in Zimbabwe 7 June 2017

Dr Beacon Mbiba, Professor JoAnn McGregor, and Professor Ian Scoones will examine population distribution and migration, the impact of the reconfiguration of the rural economy, and the administration of new settlements in Zimbabwe.
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L’Émission de l’obligation municipale à Dakar : Le Conte de Deux Cités par Edward Paice

PDF version La croissance des grandes villes d’Afrique est si rapide que les gouvernements centraux et municipaux s’en trouvent accablés. Il y a un manque de planification stratégique ; des lacunes dans la prestation de services de base aux résidents s’élargissent de plus en...
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Dakar’s municipal bond issue: A tale of two cities

This Briefing note describes an attempt by the city of Dakar, the capital of Senegal, to launch the first municipal bond in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) area, and considers the ramifications of the central government blocking the initiative.
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Whose Land Is It Anyway? The failure of land law reform in Kenya By Ambreenja Manji

Land is a “key fault line” in Kenya. Throughout East Africa land law reform has been pursued at the expense of substantive land reform. New laws have not been redistributive or transformative in a positive way.
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Qui va prendre en charge l’aménagement des villes africaines? Par Vanessa Watson et Babatunde Agbola

Les grandes villes africaines connaissent une croissance et une transformatiojn rapides. En l’absence de politiques d’aménagement appropriées, ells deviendront de plus en plus chaotiques et inefficaces et de moins en moins viables.
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A federation of slum dwellers: In conversation with Irene Karanja

Hannah Gibson interviewed Irene Karanja who heads a Kenya-based federation of slum-dwellers. They discussed the anti-eviction movement in Kenya and the federation’s partnership with the University of Nairobi.
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