Publications

All working papers, studies, policy-related briefs and journal articles from the African Cities Research Consortium can be accessed here.

FEATURED | Data portraits: Covid-19 vaccine rollout in informal settlements in Harare, Kampala, Lilongwe and Mumbai

The joint issues of access to, and uptake of, Covid-19 vaccines are still very much alive in the global South. This paper reports on a study from Harare, Kampala, Lilongwe and Mumbai by national affiliates of Slum Dwellers International (SDI). Drawing on a series of surveys, our findings provide a snapshot of how global vaccine inequalities played out locally in 21 informal settlements across these cities. 

  • Briefings

    Download key background documents and briefing materials from the African Cities Research Consortium here.

    African Cities Research Consortium | Two-Page Summary


    African Cities | Apr 2021 | General

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    Covid Collective | Politics and Covid-19 in Kampala


    Badru Bukenya, Paul Mukwaya and Tonny Oyana | May 2022 | Briefing Paper

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    Covid Collective | Covid-19 response in Nairobi: A political settlements approach


    Jacqueline Klopp, Eliud Wekesa and Abdhalah Ziraba | June 2022 | Briefing Paper

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    Covid Collective | Understanding community-led and collaborative responses to Covid-19 in Nairobi


    Alice Sverdlik, Henrik Ernstson, Jane Wairutu and Jackie Waithaka | June 2022 | Briefing Paper

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    Covid Collective | Towards a comparative understanding of community-led and collaborative responses to Covid-19 in Kampala


    Alice Sverdlik, Henrik Ernstson and Paul Mukwaya | June 2022 | Briefing Paper

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    Covid Collective | Towards a comparative understanding of community-led and collaborative responses to Covid-19 in Mogadishu


    Henrik Ernstson and Alice Sverdlik | June 2022 | Briefing Paper

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    Covid Collective | The politics of Covid responses in African cities: Lilongwe


    Tuntufye Mwalyambwire and Thoko Sambakunsi | August 2022 | Briefing Paper

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    ACRC | Lagos development vision leaves the citizens behind


    Taibat Lawanson | November 2022 | Research Brief

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  • City Scoping Studies

    Download our initial city scoping studies here.

    Accra: City Scoping Study


    Ransford A. Acheampong | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Addis Ababa: City Scoping Study


    Ezana Haddis Weldeghebrael | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Bukavu: City Scoping Study


    Aymar Nyenyezi Bisoka, Emery Mushagalusa Mudinga and Tom De Herdt | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Dar es Salaam: City Scoping Study


    Milla Nyyssölä, Tim Kelsall and Tim Ndezi | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Freetown: City Scoping Study


    Alexandre Apsan Frediani | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Harare: City Scoping Study


    George Masimba | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Kampala: City Scoping Study


    Henrik Ernstson and Paul Mukwaya | Dec 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Khartoum: City Scoping Study


    Enrico Ille and Griet Steel | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Lagos: City Scoping Study


    Ola Uduku, Taibat Lawanson and Oghenetega Ogodo | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Lilongwe: City Scoping Study


    Kate Strachan, Jessica Kavonic, Tim Kelsall and Tom Hart | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Maiduguri: City Scoping Study


    Marissa Bell and Katja Starc Card | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Mogadishu: City Scoping Study


    Lucy Earle | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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    Nairobi: City Scoping Study


    Alice Sverdlik | Jun 2021 | City Scoping Studies

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  • Working Papers

    Download our working papers here.

    Working Paper 1 | Politics, systems and domains: A conceptual framework for the African Cities Research Consortium


    Tim Kelsall, Diana Mitlin, Seth Schindler and Sam Hickey | Sep 2021 | Working Papers

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    Working Paper 2 | Uneven development, politics and governance in urban Africa: An analytical literature review


    Michaela Collord, Tom Goodfellow and Lewis Abedi Asante | Nov 2021 | Working Papers

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    Working Paper 3 | Annotated bibliography on urban politics and political economy in African cities


    Lewis Abedi Asante | Dec 2021 | Working Papers

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    Working Paper 4 | Understanding the politics of Covid-19 in Kampala, Nairobi and Mogadishu: A political settlements approach


    Badru Bukenya, Tim Kelsall, Jacqueline Klopp, Paul Mukwaya, Tonny Oyana, Eliud Wekesa and Abdhalah Ziraba | May 2022 | Working Papers

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    Working Paper 5 | Towards a comparative understanding of community-led and collaborative responses to Covid-19 in Kampala, Mogadishu and Nairobi


    Alice Sverdlik, Henrik Ernstson, Paul Mukwaya, Jane Wairutu and Jackie Waithaka | June 2022 | Working Papers

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    Working Paper 6 | Data portraits: Covid-19 vaccine rollout in informal settlements in Harare, Kampala, Lilongwe and Mumbai


    Kate Lines, Stanley Dzimadzi, Thomas Karakadzai, Edris Lubega, Diana Mitlin, Patience Mudimu-Matsangaise, Vinodkumar Rao, Junior Alves Sebbanja and Happiness Zidana | October 2022 | Working Papers

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