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Governance Uncovered: Local Politics and Development

A conversation with Prince Guma, Astrid Haas, and Patience Mususa on urban Africa

Season 1, Ep. 47


It’s a mashup! GLD's Jeffrey Paller join up with the Ufahamu Africa podcast to talk to Prince Guma, Astrid Haas, and Patience Mususa. Each is an expert on the urbanization of the continent. 

The episode responds to Jeffrey’s recent article in This Week in Africa, “Five Trends that will Shape Urban Africa in 2023,” which highlights:

  • Innovative forms of affordable housing
  • Gentrifying neighbourhoods
  • Heightened focus on emerging cities
  • Confronting flooding
  • The impact of big tech

Prince Guma is a researcher of cities, infrastructures and technologies in eastern Africa. Astrid Haas is an independent urban economist supporting cities and has worked extensively with city governments across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. And Patience Mususa is senior researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala.

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