Opinion

Making the president's dream a reality, from the ground up

At local level we must think beyond new taxi ranks and market stalls

30 June 2019 - 00:02 By ALEX MABUNDA

"I dream of a SA where the first entirely new city built in the democratic era rises, with skyscrapers, schools, universities, hospitals and factories." So said President Cyril Ramaphosa in his state of the nation address.

With 36-million South Africans (65% of the total population) cramped in urban areas that comprise 2% of the country's 121-million-hectare land mass, the president is right to dream about new cities...

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