Alexandra

 
Why David Koloane could not be taught
Why David Koloane could not be taught
Many artists have been known and remembered for their attitudes rather than their works. But not David Ntubu Koloane. Over the years, hundreds of...
The father of Alexandra: ‘I was born to serve, it’s my calling’
The father of Alexandra: ‘I was born to serve, it’s my calling’
Linda Twala, 75, was born to one of the original residents of Alexandra, which has come to represent South Africa’s inequality, with wealthy...
Remembering David Koloane
Remembering David Koloane
After spending his forty year-long career carving out a space for black artists in the global art world, 81 year-old Dr. David Koloane died at his...
[Video]Alexandra's cry for help
[Video]Alexandra's cry for help
"Alexandra on its own is hazardous," says Thembeni Manana, a resident of the township
Black people must be free to articulate their anger at the theft of their land
Black people must be free to articulate their anger at the theft of their land
It becomes clearer every day that black people in South Africa remain tenants in their country of birth. Our expressions and actions, however...
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
An investigation has been initiated to “ascertain the authenticity of the claims” that a Gauteng provincial government member unlawfully...
Immediate priorities for Ramaphosa and the sixth Parliament
Immediate priorities for Ramaphosa and the sixth Parliament
On Wednesday evening, President Cyril Ramamaphosa was elected unopposed by the sixth Parliament of the “democratic” South Africa — and...
[Video]Malema: Ramaphosa has taken a wrong turn
[Video]Malema: Ramaphosa has taken a wrong turn
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema called out President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet while addressing Alexandra's community.
Alex citizens just want it 'to be nice'
Alex citizens just want it 'to be nice'
Martha Ranamane says that she hates that there is no fresh air in Alex. “There’s dumping next to the school, and there are toilets next to the...
Whose responsibility is it anyway?
Whose responsibility is it anyway?
About half of Gauteng residents do not know which spheres of government are responsible for which services.
Despair drives #AlexShutDown
Despair drives #AlexShutDown
In the corner of Ntombi Dlamini’s room is a wooden box. She keeps everything she owns in it, all neatly squeezed in.
Tyresome lower-case tornado
Tyresome lower-case tornado
Tee hee. That’s basically what Tony Yengeni, convicted fraudster and ANC MP, had to say about an image of protesting Alexandra residents...

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