Mayoral committee member for energy, environmental and spatial planning Johan van der Merwe told Weekend Argus this week that the
Almost 8 years after the last loadshedding in South Africa, the Eskom debacle has once again dominated the national agenda and media. With the eye of the word on South Africa, how can cities start to lead and invest in new ideas, innovations and ways to power their long term future.
Retooling ‘Cities for Life’: New Approaches to Urban Infrastructure and Service Provision is a conversation hosted in partnership with UN-HABITAT and the Ford Foundation in conjunction with WUF 7. This is a response on power supply in Lagos.
Why do cities fail? We knew that this question would provoke many different responses during our last #CityTalk on Failed Cities. Here are 12 reasons as to why cities might fail share by the participants.
The new Khayelitsha District Hospital (which will be commissioned by mid-2011) has become one of the first newly constructed government