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WATCH: How can we transcend slum urbanism in Africa?

University of Cape Town professor and founding director of the African Centre for Cities, Edgar Pieterse explains the controversial logic of slum urbanism. A logic driven by the privatisation of urban services and infrastructure that creates a sharp divided in society.

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The World’s Tallest Slum: Relocations begin

Thousands of residents of the world’s largest vertical slum in Venezuela are being relocated, as Chinese investors express interest in the building.

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Moving from Splintered and Slum Urbanism to Liveable Urbanism

Exploring what Lagos needs to do to move from being an unequal, slum prone city to a more inclusive, ‘liveable’ city.