Category: Future Cities

Why do people litter?

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Rate this OpinionThere is a saying that cleanliness is next to godliness. We are often taught from an early age that we need to be clean to avoid germs that could cause diseases on our bodies. For example children are told not to play in…

Taxi ranks are bad for women

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Rate this OpinionIt is common knowledge that any action would get a reaction or response whether positive or negative. I have observed that human beings use their senses to respond to a situation immediately, take for instance when the music plays, people respond by bobbing…

When the taps run dry

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Rate this OpinionAs Day Zero – the day when the taps in Cape Town will run dry – approaches at certain speed, I find myself increasingly worried and confused. Worried for obvious reasons. Confused and confounded by the clamour and chaos of our collective responses…

Fighting Crime in 2018

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Rate this OpinionWhat will it take to #MakeSASafe in 2018? Levels of crime continue to remain unacceptably high and this a real worry.  Many readers are slowly returning from their holidays and within days normality will return as we return to work and schools reopen….

The looming water crisis

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Rate this OpinionWater is probably the most important natural resource for mankind. This is not because it is required for almost all life sustenance for all living organisms and for the survival of mother nature itself, something that already makes it shoulders above all other…