Future Cities Africa podcast

By Dan @ Future Cities Africa

Future Cities Africa hosts digital discussions with thought leaders and experts at the forefront of major trends, projects, innovations, challenges and opportunities impacting the future of African Cities. Major drivers such as rapid urbanisation, health crisis, climate change, inadequate infrastructure, technology advancement and more are creating an urgent need for African Cities to become sustainable, livable and workable. New ways of thinking about governance, funding, mobility, urban planning and design, construction and implementation of projects coupled with major advancements in technology like 5G, blockchain, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, data science, machine learning, renewable energy and more give promise of an uncertain but exciting future. To learn and stay at the forefront of trends, projects, innovations, challenges and opportunities impacting what future African Cities will look likesSubscribe to stay informed.

  1. 1.
    Transformational Technology for a More Inclusive Future
    22:15
  2. 2.
    Weapons of the Strong: Elite Resistance and the Neo-Apartheid City
    27:03
  3. 3.
    Governance and Municipal Finance (Lessons from the Pandemic Series)
    33:00
  4. 4.
    Digital Transformation, Connected Cities, and the Future
    33:27
  5. 5.
    Gautrain's Vision and the Future of Public Transport
    26:21
  6. 6.
    Redefining Africa’s Smart City Narrative
    21:16
  7. 7.
    Built Environment (Lessons from the Pandemic Series)
    23:30
  8. 8.
    Trends in the Circular Economy and Urbanisation
    22:12
  1. 9.
    Climate Change (Lessons from the Pandemic Series)
    25:06
  2. 10.
    Economic Recovery (Lesson from the Pandemic Series)
    24:31
  3. 11.
    Cities that Respond to People's Needs
    14:30
  4. 12.
    Informed Decision Making for Participatory Democracy
    40:24
  5. 13.
    The Emergence of Private Cities in Africa
    36:30
  6. 14.
    What Will Help Us Become Smarter Cities?
    20:28
  7. 15.
    The One Thing I Would Change With My Magic Wand
    13:04
  8. 16.
    What is the Definition of a ‘Smart City’ in Africa?
    25:45
  9. 17.
    Improving Public - Private Sector Collaboration
    18:16
  10. 18.
    Putting Humanity First
    29:37
  11. 19.
    How Africa Can Thrive In a Post-Pandemic World
    28:41
  12. 20.
    Future Proofing Africa's Cities
    31:56
  13. 21.
    Smart City Initiatives and Future Plans at City of Tshwane
    22:15
  14. 22.
    Get in the Time Machine: What Will Cities Look Like in 2040?
    39:59
  15. 23.
    Emerging Disruptors, Resilience and Data Strategy at City of Cape Town
    23:17
  16. 24.
    Thriving in an Era of Emerging Technologies and Constant Change
    40:17
  17. 25.
    Urbanization and the Quality of Growth in Uganda
    30:08
  18. 26.
    Smart Citizens Need Smart Education
    37:33
  19. 27.
    Helping Cities Take Action and Control Their Smart & Data Driven Agendas
    28:55
  20. 28.
    Moving the Last Mile with MellowVans
    12:36
  21. 29.
    Un-Visioning the Future of Cities
    30:12
  22. 30.
    Smart City Strategy and Artificial Intelligence as the ‘New Electricity’
    28:27
  23. 31.
    South African Cities Network on Urban Safety, Wellbeing and Inclusion
    29:45
  24. 32.
    Trends and Technologies Impacting Cities, Business and People.
    30:42
  25. 33.
    Leading the Green Recovery with Green Building Council South Africa
    31:28
  26. 34.
    Digital Council Africa and Why All Local Municipalities Need Good Connectivity
    22:30
  27. 35.
    The Future is Linked to How We Relate to Machines
    30:35
  28. 36.
    Don’t Get Knocked Out of the Ring: Reinvent Yourself and Your Community
    32:54
  29. 37.
    Digital Projects and the Role of Technology at the City of Cape Town
    13:33
  30. 38.
    Digital Twins: a Fitbit For Cities & Innovative Lean Principles
    21:25
  31. 39.
    Smart & Sustainability Initiatives at Waterfall City
    12:29
  32. 40.
    Authentic Conversations and Cities with Deep Human Connection
    37:58
  33. 41.
    Living Future Collaborative SA & Thinking Beyond Our Current Actions
    16:11
  34. 42.
    Bridging the Digital Divide, Big Data and Removing Siloed Operations
    29:27
  35. 43.
    Redefining Urban Mobility in Africa
    23:07
  36. 44.
    Development and future technologies post Covid-19
    19:29
  37. 45.
    Impacts of Covid-19 in Mauritius and the important role of technology
    13:21
  38. 46.
    Impacts of Covid-19 on architecture in Africa and how cities will change
    24:36
  39. 47.
    Impacts of Covid-19 on the Konza Technopolis in Kenya
    17:13
  40. 48.
    Improving service delivery to citizens and digitising cities to succeed in the future
    27:53
  41. 49.
    Experiences from Moscow in digital transformation
    10:35
  42. 50.
    African Cities are not declared dead!
    12:55

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