State and Sustainability of Municipalities GR Ward Committees

Ward Committees should address public concerns and municipal sustainability. Once municipal councils are democratically elected (every 5 years) do they then cease to abide by democratic principles as servants of the public? Have voters then lost control of their democratic rights and are councillors in the service of the political parties they represent? Have voters […]

The state and sustainability of cities/towns in the Garden Route survey indicate that Garden Route Cities and Towns – are in Decay

A landmark survey on the economic sustainability of coastal metropoles in South Africa has revealed that most inner-city districts have manifested rapid decline in the past 20 years. In his doctoral thesis on inner-city turnaround and economic and tourism development, Dr Hendrik Conradie of the Conradie Research Institute, says that most historic inner-city districts of […]