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Decide, commit and succeed (or fail) – but deciding and committing is a must

It was a Sunday morning at the end of February 2016, and I was reading my newspaper when my phone rang. It was a call from the then newly appointed Member of the Executive Council (“MEC”)… Read more

Funding and financing human settlement mega projects in Gauteng

1. Mega projects are human settlement projects that consist of more than 10 000 residential units. In the words of Gauteng Premier David Makhura: “Mega human settlements represent a… Read more

The role of the ANC as an effective opposition in the City of Johannesburg

Writing in the ANC TODAY on 25 September 2016, in a paper titled Repositioning the ANC in Society, Comrade Lebogang Maile reminds us of the opening address to the 48th national conference… Read more

Policy prejudice against the taxi industry

Sibusiso Buthelezi is a strategic adviser to both the South African National Taxi Council and the National Taxi Alliance. Read his memorandum below that discusses policy prejudice against… Read more

Mamelodi and the key taxi industry issues

The taxi industry subscribes to the initiatives currently being pursued by government aimed at transforming the taxi industry from a strategic and an operational perspective. A key aspect… Read more

Public transport policy failing the South African taxi industry

In a paper written by JJ McCarthy and Mark Swillingi in 1985 dealing with issues of public transport in an apartheid city, they attend to the question of the relationship between community… Read more