Gentrification

Regeneration vs gentrification

Jo’burg’s Reserve Street has birthed several new spaces over the past two years. But at what cost?

Façade reveals Jozi’s entrails

Happy Dhlame’s gritty exhibition weighs up the human cost of gentrification in the city

Developer withdraws interdict against Bo-Kaap

Blok, a property development company, has withdrawn its interdict against Bo-Kaap residents in the “spirit of de-escalation”

Berlin’s hipsters want Google out

The tech giant’s planned campus in the German city angers anti-gentrification campaigners

M.I.A tackles gentrification amid Woodstock concert controversy

M.I.A is known for her anti-capitalist stance. So the choice to perform at a symbol of gentrification in Woodstock raised speculation among her fans.

I like your new restaurant, but not in my neighbourhood

This documentary weaves the truth about gentrification today with a history of capitalist spatial planning

Twin buildings still echo the changes in Salt River

The Rex Trueform textile company employed generations of coloured people and its sale marks the end of an era that defined the area

God’s pauper walks the talk

Durban’s lone street preacher follows a calling that eschews all physical comforts

From slum city to urban living hub: How Jo’burg got its groove back

Home is not necessarily a glittering castle. It can be a cramped room on the first floor of an old, rundown building and the subject of a court case.

Evolving, cynical and everything in between

Kudzanai Chiurai’s latest exhibition goes beyond Revelations and Genesis into a more challenging space

Cape Town, use prime municipal land in the heart of the city to house the poor

Municipal property in the city should not be sold but used to build affordable housing

Evictions in Woodstock and the resistance against apartheid spatial planning

People in the community are still waiting for permanent housing as the settlement grows in size and helplessness.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.