Colin McClelland
Colin McClelland is a journalist based in Johannesburg with more than 25 years of experience writing for Reuters, Associated Press and Bloomberg, and a background as diverse as covering The Rolling Stones in Canada and Angola's civil war.
Living on the periphery

Living on the periphery

The African middle class isn’t strong enough to drive the economic development required to cope with the influx of new urban dwellers Obed Ndhlovu laughed a hearty chuckle that was tinged with bemusement. A rat had darted across his neat three by three-metre shack, startling his visitor on a Sunday morning. Nearby, some men were […]

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Colin McClelland
Colin McClelland is a journalist based in Johannesburg with more than 25 years of experience writing for Reuters, Associated Press and Bloomberg, and a background as diverse as covering The Rolling Stones in Canada and Angola's civil war.
Living on the periphery

Living on the periphery

The African middle class isn’t strong enough to drive the economic development required to cope with the influx of new urban dwellers Obed Ndhlovu laughed a hearty chuckle that was tinged with bemusement. A rat had darted across his neat three by three-metre shack,...