Institute of Race Relations

 

South Africa's graveyard generation mourns

Fran Blandy

It is Saturday in Soweto and the Aids-ridden township is geared up for its foremost weekend activity: funerals. Traffic officials are dispatched en masse to the major streets where the sheer number of funeral processions would render chaos if one had to rely on traffic lights alone. "Nowadays young people are dying like flies," reflects 27-year-old Modise Selebogo.

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