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South African Cities Network

The South African Cities Network 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.

The SACN was formerly launched on 7 October 2002, following a series of consultations during 2001 between the Minister of the then Department of Provincial and Local Governments (dplg), Hon. Minister Sidney Mufumadi, the Mayors and City Managers of nine major cities in South Africa, and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA).
The SACN member cities are:
Buffalo City
City of Cape Town
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan
City of Joburg
Mangaung Municipality
Msunduzi Municipality
Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan
City of Tshwane


ACC to Submit Draft Guidelines (Methodology)

28 February 2013

The project kick starts at Johannesburg Nancefield station precinct.

February 2013

Joburg Terms of Reference published

January 2012

SA City Futures Reference Group meeting 1.0

28 January 2013

City Futures Joburg: Project Steering Committee meeting 1.0

was held on 15th January 2013


Architects Collective
Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA)
Department: Human Settlements
African Centre for Cities
South African Cities Network

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