December 29, 2012

South Africa's i-Shack gives power to the people

The South African government boasts that it has built 2.8 million new homes in 18 years, each with access to electricity, water and drains, but 14% of the population still lives in huts and shacks with no basic facilities.

That’s where the i-Shack comes in. Alex Duval Smith reports for RFI. Read more.

RFI

Related,
South Africa's i-Shacks offer hope (video) - Al Jazeera

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