State of South African Cities Report 2021

By admin@sacities / April 22, 2022 / 2 Comments
The South African Cities Network prepares and publishes regular editions of State of South African Cities Reports. These reports, with their thorough research, provide a basis on which to start looking at how to make South African cities better places...

SUSTAINABLE CITIES

By admin@sacities / December 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
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State of City Finances 2022 Report

By admin@sacities / October 27, 2022 / 0 Comments
The State of City Finances Report is one of the flagship publications of the South African Cities Network. As with previous editions (in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2018, and 2020), this sixth State of City Finances Report examines the finances of...

The 2018 South African Urban Conference

By admin@sacities / July 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
The 2018 South African Urban Conference will follow on from the 2017 event which focused specifically on communication and engaging with urban stakeholders on the content of the IUDF. At this follow up event, the aim is to further embed...

INCLUSIVE CITIES

By admin@sacities / December 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
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DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

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The State of Urban Safety in South Africa Reports

By admin@sacities / June 9, 2022 / 0 Comments
The report’s aim is to present, analyse and assess city-level crime trends towards more efficient urban safety institutionalisation, planning, targeted financing and strategy development,  analysing South Africa’s major cities: Johannesburg, Cape Town, eThekwini, Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, Nelson Mandela Bay, Mangaung, Buffalo...

Blog Post: The State of the Expanded Public Works Programme

By admin@sacities / April 1, 2022 / 0 Comments
South Africa’s growth domestic product recorded its fourth-quarter growth of 1.2% in 2021, growing at 4.9% on average[1]. Although this was an expansion of the economic growth, the economy was 1.4% smaller than before the Covid-19 pandemic.  The shocks and...

RESEARCH AREAS

MEDIA UPDATES

BusinessDay TV – Covid-19: Local Government in Crisis

Newzroom Afrika – Covid-19 – How are cities coping?

Youth In Cities – Poem by Yonela L Boya

Young Planners and Designers Competition – Virtual Chat with the winner and runner-up

South African City Futures Documentary

Alternative City Futures

Videos on SACN YouTube

EVENTS

Communication in the time of Covid-19 Webinar [closed session] – 29 July 2020

Civic Tech for Cities Webinar [closed session] 30 July 2020

Africa Brand Summit – 8 October 2020

SA Urban Conference – October 2020