Urban Finance

Is Harare ready for Bus Rapid Transit System?

In January 2017 the Minister of Local Government took a delegation to Tanzania to draw lessons on the successful adoption of Bus Rapid Transit...

The Kilamba City controversy: What can African cities learn?

In 2012, Kilamba New City located 30 km out of Luanda made global headlines as Africa’s first ‘ghost town’ constructed by Chinese companies. Following...

UN Urban: The Politics of language in Human Settlements Financing

In the international development, the emergence of new ideas and policy issues as well as scarce funding for development have led to the notion...

Harare: Prepaid water meter system and tragedy of cart before the ox

The City of Harare is carrying out a flagship project to introduce prepaid water meter system in the city as it seeks to improved...