University of Cape Town professor and founding director of the African Centre for Cities, Edgar Pieterse explains the controversial logic of slum urbanism. A logic driven by the privatisation of urban services and infrastructure that creates a sharp divided in society.
Our cities are constantly being ranked for liveability, happiness, cultural capital and creativity. However it is constant innovation that stands out as the key stimulus for longevity in economic competitiveness. Here are the top 20 Innovation Cities.