How Syrian architects can start to rebuild

Destruction in Homs. Majd Murad, Author provided Residents are trapped in a war zone, struggling to cope with everyday activities. Their daily routines involve checkpoints, security zones and besieged neighbourhoods. They live between ruins and are disoriented within their own homeland. Amid mass destruction, they have lost a sense of belonging in the cities they…

Channelling FDI in the right direction

President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned triumphant from his international investment roadshow, having secured billions of dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI). And while no one can argue against this economic stimulus, it needs to be the right kind of FDI to overcome South Africa’s spiralling unemployment, abject poverty and widening inequalities, Deepa Vallabh The country…