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Post-apartheid redevelopment efforts are displacing poor residents and dividing citizens along racial lines, Al Jazeera reports.
Erratic rail service is making traffic congestion worse and taking a toll on commuters and employers alike, the Times Live reports.
The coastal city is the first in Africa to meet the planning and reporting requirements of the Compact of Mayors, News 24 reports.
A charity that has turned containers into libraries and classrooms has found a new use, Miriam Mannak reports in allAfrica.
The South African city is safer due to upgrades that include well-lit walkways, community centers and sports facilities, according to The Dirt blog.
The Empower Shack prototype for Cape Town and other South African cities is not your average tin shack, Dezeen reports.
The huge planned development outside Cape Town is either a blessing or a boondoggle depending on who you ask, reports the Cape Times.