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Eastern Cape Unemployment Crisis

There are 216 000 more people unemployed in the Eastern Cape Now (in the July-September 2017 period) compared to the same period in 2016.  These frightening statistics emerged from the StatsSA Quarterly Labour Force Survey Quarter [...]

RECRUITING: Programme Officer

Afesis-corplan is looking to fill the position of Programme Officer to work specifically in knowledge management.  To view the specifications for this position click here

RECRUITING: Finance and Administration Manager Position

Afesis-corplan is looking to fill the position of Finance and Administration Manager.  To view the specifications for this position click here

Mega /catalytic projects

The national department of Human Settlements needs to be very cautious in how it implements its ‘mega/ catalytic’ housing project programme.   Professor Philip Harrison from the University of Witwatersrand concluded, at a human settlement conference [...]

Planning4informality

“One in five urban South Africans live in undignified conditions.” On 17 August 2017 Isandla Institute launched a planning for informality app that can be used by the public to find out how their metropolitan municipality [...]

Learning Brief #11: Creating quality environments – Managed Land Settlement

Neighbourhoods that are developed using the Managed Land Settlement (MLS) approach are better than RDP neighbourhoods. This assertion is based on the argument that MLS environments are more adaptive to their local context and to [...]