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A portrait of gentrification in Johannesburg

The mean streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, put fear into the hearts of the most hardened. But a Canadian documentary filmmaker brushes off how she was once carjacked at gunpoint as if it were like being stuck in traffic on

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#Johannesburg, South Africa: A #World Class #African #City ?

A marketing campaign claiming Johannesburg as “A World Class African City” has been deemed “misleading” by the South African Advertising Standards Authority. Long-time urban consultant Neil Fraser (Urban Inc.) reflects on the 30-plus years of work he’s put into this

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Posted in Radio