In the twenty-five years since the end of the apartheid regime, South Africa has made tremendous strides. The transfer of power from the white minority to the black majority has been successful, but there are still many problems. Unemployment is high and the poverty rate is even higher. In his book, Dr Ratshitanga presents a bold, new vision for development and provides a roadmap for achieving prosperity and equality for all South Africans. New Cities New Economies is a must read for anyone interested in the future of South Africa.