‘Colonial legacy of mining pioneers poses a dilemma for South Africans’, The Conversation, 25.01.2016

'Colonial legacy of mining pioneers poses a dilemma for South Africans', The Conversation, 25.01.2016

In an article for The Conversation, GovInn Senior Researcher Prince Mashele discusses the linkages of the colonial exploitation of mineral resources and the changes it brought to South Africa, both for infrastructure and divided race relations. The Randlords left behind them a big dilemma: contemporary South Africa is not sure whether to thank them Continue Reading

The Social, Spatial, and Economic Roots of Urban Inequality in Africa: Contextualizing Jane Jacobs and Henry George

Franklin Obeng-Odoom

The Social, Spatial, and Economic Roots of Urban Inequality in Africa: Contextualizing Jane Jacobs and Henry George,  Franklin Obeng-Odoom, American Journal of Economics and Sociology Volume 74, Issue 3, pages 550–586, May 2015 Abstract Unravelling the social and economic roots of urban inequality in Africa has remained a thorny issue Continue Reading