Posts Tagged: Africa

City Beautiful: Scenes from a Sunset Run on the Swahili Coast

Though I do technically run, I don’t consider myself a “runner.” I never really enjoyed it and my short, stumpy body isn’t remotely built for it either (anyone that reads my posts will be familiar with my love of the

City Beautiful: Scenes from a Sunset Run on the Swahili Coast

Though I do technically run, I don’t consider myself a “runner.” I never really enjoyed it and my short, stumpy body isn’t remotely built for it either (anyone that reads my posts will be familiar with my love of the

City Center Sunday Cycle

It’s a beautiful Sunday in Dar es Salaam – join me on a bike ride meandering around Dar’s city center over on my cycling blog, Cyclopology. ~Amy

City Center Sunday Cycle

It’s a beautiful Sunday in Dar es Salaam – join me on a bike ride meandering around Dar’s city center over on my cycling blog, Cyclopology. ~Amy

Crossing Borders: The Power of an Exchange

*Cross posted from SDI blog* Espina stands. She tells us that she is positive – that she tells women in her community she is not ashamed, and that because she takes care of herself, she does not look sick, “Do

Crossing Borders: The Power of an Exchange

*Cross posted from SDI blog* Espina stands. She tells us that she is positive – that she tells women in her community she is not ashamed, and that because she takes care of herself, she does not look sick, “Do

An Update from the Field: Cape Town & Namibia

As some of you may know, I have had the wonderful opportunity to take up work at the Secretariat of Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI), “a network of community-based organizations of the urban poor in 33 countries in Africa, Asia, and

An Update from the Field: Cape Town & Namibia

As some of you may know, I have had the wonderful opportunity to take up work at the Secretariat of Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI), “a network of community-based organizations of the urban poor in 33 countries in Africa, Asia, and

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Urbanization News May 6

This week’s feature, A New Class of Consumers Grows in Africa: Market on Par With China’s and India’s, does not directly address urbanization but one can not help but wonder how this new class of Africans will shape Africa’s cities

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Urbanization News May 6

This week’s feature, A New Class of Consumers Grows in Africa: Market on Par With China’s and India’s, does not directly address urbanization but one can not help but wonder how this new class of Africans will shape Africa’s cities

Upcoming Urbanization Events

In case you have not noticed urbanization has become trendy.  This is especially noticeable as spring conferences focusing on urban issues keep appearing.  Check out a few highlights happening around New York City this week: Latino Urbanism: A Conversation with

Upcoming Urbanization Events

In case you have not noticed urbanization has become trendy.  This is especially noticeable as spring conferences focusing on urban issues keep appearing.  Check out a few highlights happening around New York City this week: Latino Urbanism: A Conversation with

Reimagining the Mother City: ‘Counter Currents’ in Cape Town

Edgar Pieterse, director of the African Center for Cities and editor of Counter Currents presents in this recent volume on Cape Town, South Africa “a radical project of optimism, bringing into collision the work of architects, planners, scholars, poets and

Reimagining the Mother City: ‘Counter Currents’ in Cape Town

Edgar Pieterse, director of the African Center for Cities and editor of Counter Currents presents in this recent volume on Cape Town, South Africa “a radical project of optimism, bringing into collision the work of architects, planners, scholars, poets and