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Cities & Communities

African cities are growing in a largely unplanned manner...

...yet they have the potential to become drivers of job creation and diversified economic growth. The Brenthurst Foundation harnesses learnings from growing cities across emerging markets to understand why and how the city has been a central part of the development story and where it has been a brake on progress.

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What broke South African rail — and can it be fixed?

20 April 2021