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FUTURE LAGOS | Voices of the City: Ibidolapo Adejuyigbe

Our voice of the city this week is Ibidolapo Adejuyigbe, a management consultant who works in the realm of housing and economic policy.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Development Updates

Stay up to date with how our city is building and being shaped by minor and major developments and redevelopments.

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FUTURE LAGOS | 5 Forecasts for the Future of African Cities

Bosun Tijani, an innovation expert in Nigeria, shares his thoughts on how economic expansion and innovation will transform the continent.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What does the future hold for the iconic wetland, Princess Vlei?

The decision of building a mall on Princess Vlei was overturn a year ago by the City of Cape Town. This article aims to find out what happened since then and what the future hold for this iconic wetland.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Interview with young architect Tosin Oshinowo

Ayo Denton heads to Tosin Oshinowo’s design studio in Lagos to have a chat about upcoming projects and grand architecture.

UN-Habitat’s latest “State of African Cities” report attempts to map this change and create a tool for future-oriented urban planning. What are some of the insights of the report, and what can Cape Town as an African city learn from this?

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Articles, reports and resources we are reading and using.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | A vision for a new port precinct in Cape Town

A bold new vision for re-establishing the city’s links with the sea – will it be implemented, and if so, how will it work for all Capetonians?

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Voices of the City: Rafeeqah Galant

This week we meet Rafeeqah Galant, a producer and writer based in Cape Town.

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FUTURE JOHANNESBURG | Interview with Tariq Toffa

Future Cape Town speaks with Tariq Toffa, South African architect and lecturer in the architecture department at the University of Johannesburg , about main the challenges for urban planning in South Africa and his current projects in 2015 .

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FUTURE LAGOS | The Youthful Cities Index: lessons for and from Cape Town

Lagos is the top African city on the Youthful Cities Index for entrepreneurship, and Casablanca for financial services. Sibusiso Tshabalala considers what Cape Town can learn from them, and what the Index missed in Cape Town.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Can a game help plan the future of a township?

A group of local stakeholders in Cape Town, aim for collaborative solutions by engaging with design of the Khayelitsha Business District, using a game called Play Khayelitsha.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Development Updates

Stay up to date with how our city is building and being shaped by minor and major developments and redevelopments.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Tweetchat: Lagos, the online city

Can the internet connect citizens with the decision makers? Can this connection result in an improved city and quality of life for citizens? Future Lagos will be hosting a tweetchat on 11 July 2015, 6-7pm (West Africa Time) to start to answer questions on Lagos, the open city.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Voices of the City: Medina Dugger

This week our voices of the city is Medina Dugger, a photographer and independent curator.