Who will plan Africa’s cities? By Vanessa Watson and Babatunde Agbola

Africa’s cities are growing – and changing – rapidly. Without appropriate planning, they will become increasingly chaotic, inefficient and unsustainable. In many countries, planning legislation dates back to the colonial era. It is ill-equipped to deal with contemporary urban problems. A shortage of urban planning and management professionals trained to respond to urban complexity with … Continue reading

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Spatial Planning in the face of Big Data: The Case of Africa

Kisumu City

The dawn towards the internet of things is fast approaching. The next big step of the Web and the internet technology in general an era where “things” will have the capabilities of talking to other “things”. With this comes Big Data that is collected from our everyday engagements from our shopping ,to the electricity and … Continue reading

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Beyond Web 2.0 : The Internet Of Things.

It seems like a chapter from a sci-fi book, but it is actually something that majority of us will live to see in our lifetime if we make it to old age, Some may experience the full version while others will see the basic elements of it. Its application in our everyday lives is beyond … Continue reading

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The Mystery that is the Standard Gauge Railway .

If you have not heard about the standard gauge railway and you are a Kenyan, Please go back to that hole that you were hiding in. Well despite all the negative news about the tendering process that has engulfed Kenya’s desire not desire but Need to have a standard gauge railway, It is a good … Continue reading

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