Marie Huchzermeyer

Marie Huchzermeyer is an academic and public intellectual at the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Bank branches off from the poor

Standard Bank’s decision to close branches and push its app excludes low-income households and the informal sector

A single ‘developer’ seeks to make a farce of spatial justice in Johannesburg

A spatial framework agreed on through a participatory process with Brixton and Rossmore's people is threatened by a businessman and his expansion plan

‘Noma’ uses an intimate and personal vignette to humanise the land issue

Film maker Pablo Pinedo’s documentary is aimed at the comfortable classes, revealing a tale of bravery, destruction, creativity and endurance.

Cycling is still an uphill battle

Many obstacles stand in the way of Jo'burg's nonmotorised project, but it’s a good start.

Journal publishes and is damned

An article has caused academics’ simmering row over a social movement to boil over.

Spy in the sky: Whose drone is it anyway?

Who was behind the drone filming a protest march: a private cameraman, an award-aiming film-maker, the media, or intelligence gathering machinery?

Can we please talk face to face?

Social media resisters are being left out – and then there are CIA and consumerist pitfalls.

New struggle is for ownership of the city

The post-apartheid experiment has dismally failed the poor’s right to urban redress.

Press Releases

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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