Street life growing in Cape Town

What’s the best way to encourage people to contribute to the good of society rather than just their own needs? You could appeal to their sense of justice, but that doesn’t seem to work for most of us. If it did, we’d be able to eliminate all the damaging things in the world just by … Continued

Cape Town: the iPhone of African cities

Cape Town is the iPhone of African cities. A slick, beautifully designed place wrapped deftly around a solid core of mountain, sand and sea. We love our city much as acolytes will defend Apple with near fanatical devotion. Joburg can have its business-minded Blackberry; we have the universal appeal of a laid-back piece of urbanity, … Continued