Housing is at the forefront of the national agenda for delivery and the government is taking overall responsibility for providing houses to all.
With 70-75% of South Africans expected to be living in urban areas by 2030, the economic sustainability of the country's cities will be crucial to its overall economic growth. A new initiative responds to the challenges.
South Africa is a key driver of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad), a blueprint for Africa that tackles issues such as peace, security, and good economic, political and corporate governance.
OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, situated east of Joburg, is the busiest airport on the continent - and the air transport hub of southern Africa.