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30 July 2021

Wasting urbanisations potential will leave us with cities of hungry, angry people

Business Day

We need to take a much closer look at the cities we have crafted onto the festering carcass of apartheid urban life

Urban experts such as Prof Ivan Turok and Dr Justin Visagie of the Human Sciences Research Council have reminded us that even during years of some urban instability, migration to SA’s cities has been a key factor in supporting households emerging from poverty. Others, such as my colleague Prof Justin Barnes at the Toyota Wessels Institute of Manufacturing Studies and the Gordon Institute of Business Studies, have noted the benefits to manufacturing supply chains from their geographic clustering in cities.

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