Mashaba’s inner-city Joburg revamp ‘is anti-poor’

28 November 2019 - 06:28 By Belinda Pheto
Former Joburg mayorHerman Mashaba. File photo
Former Joburg mayorHerman Mashaba. File photo
Image: Simphiwe Nkwali

A mere kilometre from where outgoing Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba’s bold plan to revive the crumbling  inner city is set to unfold, families languish in a tent camp, having fled a fire at a hijacked building.

They, along with families living in the buildings set for redevelopment, fear that grand plan will leave them out in the cold.

 

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