Nobukhosi Ngwenya


Nobukhosi Ngwenya is a Junior Research Fellow at the African Centre for Cities (ACC). Her research interests are centered on urban morphology, with a particular focus on community-led planning, development and transformation of human settlements in South Africa. As an urban planner and community development practitioner, Nobukhosi has worked extensively with communities and community organisations providing innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges faced by residents living in informal settlements. 

Nobukhosi is also currently undertaking her PhD at the University of Cape Town (UCT). She holds a Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) degree and a Master of Philosophy in Development Studies degree from UCT.

She is a One Young world ambassador and has previous experience lecturing at the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics as well as coordinating children and youth radio programmes at Bush Radio. 

Cape Town
Nobukhosi describes her PEAK Urban research