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The Africa-China Urban Initiative and its partner institutions have a number of resources available.

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Supervision tightened on public rental housing

Publication date: Tue 6 Aug 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing will strictly inspect the eligibility of tenants of public rental housing projects to make sure the houses are fairly distributed and used by those in need. The property management service of...

Beijing's 1,000 electric taxis could help smog

Publication date: Tue 6 Aug 2013
Document type: Article
Beijing is expected to have more than 1,000 electric taxis by the end of this year which will help reduce emissions in the city, Beijing Times reports.The city's Changping District has added 50 new...

Chatham House discussion on Uncovering African Agency: Angola’s Management of China’s Credit Lines

Publication date: Thu 25 Jul 2013
Document type: Summary report
This document provides a summary of a meeting held at Chatham House on 25 July 2013. Lucy Corkin discussed her book Uncovering African Agency: Angola's Management of China's Credit Lines (Ashgate,...

Meeting Summary of "Uncovering African Agency: Angola’s Management of China’s Credit Lines"

Publication date: Thu 25 Jul 2013
Document type: Summary report
This document provides a summary of a meeting held at Chatham House on 25 July 2013. Lucy Corkin discussed her book Uncovering African Agency: Angola's Management of China's Credit Lines (Ashgate,...

How have liquidity facilities helped access to local capital market?

Publication date: Fri 12 Jul 2013
Document type: Presentation
Presentation by Oscar Mgaya, CEO, Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company aas part of the 29th annual conference on "Mobilising Capital for Housing Finance" of the African Union for Housing Finance in...

Mocambique descentralizou... e por cá?

Publication date: Mon 1 Jul 2013
Document type: Article
Em Moçambique, apesarde ainda persistirem problemas, aposta passou pela descentralização das empresas de transportes, nomeadamente atraves da entrega da sua gestao aos municipios públicos. Em Angola...

Operadoras ainda devem ao Estado

Publication date: Mon 1 Jul 2013
Document type: Article
Durante o quadriénio 2008-2012, o Ministério dos Transportes (Mintrans), distribuiu 3755 autocarros as operadoras de transportes publicos rodoviários do país, devendo as empresas pagá-los num período...

Rogue Urbanism: Emergent African Cities

Publication date: Mon 1 Jul 2013
Document type: Book
Critics of these dominant discourses, such as Jennifer Robinson, AbdouMaliq Simone, Dominique Malaquais, Achille Mbembe, Asef Bayat, Ibrahim Abdullah, Okwui Enwezor, Onookome Okome, Jean Tshonda,...

O trânsito e a productividade

Publication date: Mon 1 Jul 2013
Document type: Article
As dificuldades e o caos que caracterizam o transito de Luanda sao sobejamente conhecidos e afectam milhões de residentes da capital, pois de acordo com as Nações Unidas, Luanda encontra-se entre os...

Cooperatives Involvement in the Paratransit Sector: Experiences and Lessons in Nairobi

Publication date: Mon 1 Jul 2013
Document type: Presentation
Paper on "Cooperatives Involvement in the Paratransit Sector: Experiences and Lessons in Nairobi" (ACET) presented by the Africa Centre of Excellence for Studies in Public and Non-motorised Transport...

China's credit crunch: could China's growth be the next victim of the debt crisis?

Publication date: Wed 26 Jun 2013
Document type: Video
During the financial crisis the world looked to China to stabilise the global economy, and with a massive $586bn stimulus programme, it did just that. Much of the money went to local authorities for...

Economist: China is transforming

Publication date: Fri 21 Jun 2013
Document type: Article
Internationally renowned Zambian-born author Dambisa Moyo insists she is a fan of China because it is a country that is prepared to do business with Africa and not regard it - like many in the West...

Chines property investment listing

Publication date: Wed 19 Jun 2013
Document type: Article
Property buyers cast net across continental Europe. Chinese house hunters venture overseas….

Market insiders expect new home sales steadily up

Publication date: Wed 19 Jun 2013
Document type: Article
Real estate market insiders expected China's new home sales to trend steadily up over the course of this year as major listed developers posted robus sales in May.

Devolving EIAs to local officials is a mistake, warn Chinese NGOs

Publication date: Tue 18 Jun 2013
Document type: Article
Moves by the Ministry of Environment Protection to devolve powers to the local level is a mistake, says Friends of Nature director Li Bo.

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