n Local Government Bulletin - Making headlines
|Article Title||Making headlines|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Publication Date||Sep 2006|
Extracted from text ... LOCAL GOVERNMENT BULLETIN 9 Gauteng - Africa's first global city region Gauteng has officially been declared a global city region. It is set to become the 12th largest metropolitan settlement in the world by 2015. Gauteng is already recognised as a global city region with a population of over 9, 5 million people and the fourth largest economy in Africa. It contributes more than a third of the country's GDP. On 29 August 2006, Gauteng mayors, along with Premier Shilowa, MECs, elected public representatives and stakeholders launched the strategy to build Gauteng as a globally competitive city region at a ..
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