Historic buildings in Harare that shape the city’s urban heritage are on the verge of collapse. Efforts to prevent further demolitions and alterations have been initiated but are these efforts going to hold back the forces of informality? In 2015, the National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ) and the...
Harare is evidencing a new wave of urbanisation and urban development in the past five years, characterised as New Urbanism, but is it so? If it is, how effective is its application in Harare? The Herald of September 12, 2011 featured an article New Urbanism the way to go which...
The 27th African Union (AU) Summit ended with a flagship launch in Kigali on 18 July 2016. The African Union passport was launched at the summit, a step seeking to facilitate the free movement of people and commodities within the continent. This launch followed a year after the signing of Tripartite...