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Joburg’s digital ambassadors bring tech to the people

Johannesburg---thumbThousands of digital ambassadors are being trained before being sent out into the city to teach hundreds of thousands of Joburg residents how to maximise the use of technology and the city's broadband wifi connectivity it is rolling out. It is all part of becoming a smart city.

Work begins on South Africa’s R84bn smart city

Work has reportedly begun on the Chinese-financed R84-billion super city in Modderfontein, east of Johannesburg. Shanghai Zendai plans to turn the 1 600- hectare property into 'Africa's New York', developing a financial hub with 35 000 houses, an educational centre, medical centre and a sports stadium.

Smart cities need innovative citizens

THe notion of a city, where the creative ideas of its entire population can be gathered and used for solving urban problems and improving living conditions, is not far off, say experts.
Social participation key to efficient cities

Social participation key to efficient cities

The 2013 Metropolis Annual Meeting brought together more than 80 mayors from around the world to discuss ways of overcoming challenges such as poverty and informal housing.
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