PROVOCATIONS

Explore these video provocations by practitioners and thought-leaders who explore the RISE Africa themes and offer inspiration for new ways of thinking, problem solving and approaches to improving our cities and communities.

RISE Africa 2021 Action Festival Poets:

Inherited City

Afeefa Omar

I Am From

Mwende ‘FreeQuency’ Katwiwa
Poet

LEGEND

Vusumuzi Mpofu
Poet

Let Our Voices Ring

Efe Paul Azino
Poet

When Inspired Fires Fly

Mutle Mothibe
Poet

RISE Africa Video Provocations:

Circular City Principles: 7 Key Considerations for Africa

Jokudu Guya
Professional Officer: Urban Systems
ICLEI Africa

Resurrecting an Elephant Migration 

Marc Sherratt Sustainability Architects (MSSA)

Tackling Urban Corruption: A fresh take on a persistent problem

African Centre for Cities

Building Momentum for Urban Integrity: City planners as hidden champions

African Centre for Cities

Champions Of Science

Stanley Anigbogu
CEO and Founder
Artechubs

Student Housing – Maison Mazrui

VPK

Corruption, COVID, and Small Scale Traders in East Africa

Global Integrity

The Urban Native

Ayanda Made
Founder
We.Collaborate

 

Rebranding Africa Through Storytelling

Kudzai Mhangwa
Founder
Flowers Touch

Nigeria’s affordable housing opportunity

Reall

The 10K House

Ayanda Made
Founder
We.Collaborate

They learned the wrong things from Dubai

Heba Elhanafy
Urban Researcher
Charter Cities Institute

African Cities Round Tour – Cameroon

Africa Innovation Network

Explorer la ruralité: accueillir la nature dans nos villes

Muriel Diaco
CEO
Djouman

Creating Vibrant & Healthy, Sustainable & Equitable Cities for All Now!

Gil Penalosa
Founder and Director 8 80 Cities
World Urban Parks Ambassador

How do we unvision African cities?

Geci Karuri-Sebina
South African Cities Network
University of the Witwatersrand
African Centre for Cities

Imaginative action to create sustainable African cities: A RISE Africa Keynote Address

Edgar Pieterse
Director
African Centre for Cities

Let your voice be heard

Khensani Nkatingi
Student
Stellenbosch University

Curricula should change

Maria Millinga
Volunteer
Tanzania Youth Environmental Network (TAYEN)

Building action for climate change in our cities

Gina Ziervogel
Academic
University of Cape Town/CSAG

Leveraging public transport to reconnect and rescue our cities

Andrew Ihsaan Gasnolar
Founder/Director
Kembali Consulting

Reimagining African cities in the 21st century

Mamphela Ramphele
Co-founder/Co-president
Emerging SA/Club of Rome

Promoting sustainability through integrated and passive design

Mahendra Gooroochurn
Academic
University of Mauritius

Our Cities Need Intergenerational Co-Leadership

Aya Chebbi
Activist, Peacebuilder, Diplomat

Uniting our past and present for Africa’s urban future – A RISE Africa keynote

Kobie Brand
Regional Director, ICLEI Africa
Deputy Secretary General, ICLEI

How we will get to net zero in Africa

Nigel Topping
High Level Champion for Climate Change at COP 26

Engaging people and their choices is key for achieving sustainable cities

Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi
Secretary General, UCLGA