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South African Cities Network

The South African Cities Network (SACN) is an established network of South African cities and partners that encourages the exchange of information, experience and best practices on urban development and city management. Since 2002 the SACN’s objectives are to:

  • Promote good governance and management in South African cities
  • Analyse strategic challenges facing South African cities
  • Collect, collate, analyse, assess, disseminate and apply the experience of large city government in a South African context
  • Encourage shared learning partnerships among spheres of government in order to enhance good governance of South African cities.
Opinion 04 Apr 2018 10:00 am
Urban Land Dialogues in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape have shown the importance of enabling diverse voices to be heard, writes MAYLEEN VINCENT.
Opinion 29 Mar 2018 15:55 pm
This was the sentiment of participants at the first Urban Land Dialogue 2018 that took place in Johannesburg on 26 March.
Opinion 29 Mar 2018 15:34 pm
Inequality is most pronounced in urban spaces, which is also where most dispossession historically occurred.