South Africa

In manicured neighborhoods for white residents and their "shriveled twins" for black residents, South Africa's nearly 50 years of Apartheid was imprinted on the nation's built landscape. To what extent was Nelson Mandela able to right these wrongs?
Dec 10, 2013   ArchDaily
Officials in Lagos, Nigeria, are calling for the city's successful bus rapid transit system to be expanded to other cities throughout the country.
Feb 10, 2010   Daily Champion
Residents in one of Johannesburg's most infamous townships are hoping that a new street beautification project will bring pedestrians out onto their streets and into their shops when the country hosts this year's World Cup.
Jan 28, 2010   Scripps Howard News Service
Volunteer electricians from the Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee reconnect those who can't afford to pay the bill.
Nov 25, 2009   BBC News
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> discusses the new bus rapid transit system that just opened in Johannesburg, South Africa, and why the system was sorely needed.
Oct 23, 2009   The City Fix
Amid recnt violence thought to be related to the country's plans to implement a bus rapid transit system, South Africa's national transport minister has vowed that the transportation project will move ahead.
Oct 9, 2009   The Times
Taxi and minibus drivers in Cape Town are concerned that a new Integrated Rapid Transport (IRT) system will put them out of work. The city cites lack of regulation, safety concerns, and standardized work hours as reasons the new system is necessary.
Sep 30, 2009   BBC News
South Africa is gearing up to host the 2010 World Cup next June. As it prepares to be the tournament's first African host, the country faces a number of hurdles.
Sep 14, 2009   The Independent
2010 will bring with it a series of huge international events -- the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the World Cup in South Africa and the World Expo in Shanghai. Though seen as major opportunities for their hosts, these events can also be dangerous.
Sep 5, 2009   Next American City
A new dedicated-lane bus rapid transit system has begun operations in Johannesburg, South Africa. The system is part of a nationwide plan to update public transit facilities as the country prepares to host the 2010 World Cup next June.
Sep 1, 2009   AFP
Despite strong opposition from taxi driver associations, a new bus rapid transit system is set to open later this month in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Aug 23, 2009   AllAfrica