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Sibahle Malinga

23 March 2020



uKESA Librarian

Media article

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

South Africa


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South Africa



Smart city dream should speak to SA context

The implementation of smart city technologies of the future could reduce the resources required to address present development challenges in SA. Therefore, promises of creating smart cities should be carefully examined, given the realities of SA’s cities and municipalities. This is one of the key finding of a smart cities report compiled by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), titled “Inclusive smart cities appropriate to the South African context – challenges and opportunities”. 

Article by Sibahle Malinga, ITWeb senior news journalist


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