Alexandra township

 
Township development — yes, we can!
Township development — yes, we can!
Soon South Africa will be celebrating 25 years of democracy. Yet the main concern for many South Africans is the country’s poor economic growth...
Alex fire leaves scores destitute as they work on rebuilding
Alex fire leaves scores destitute as they work on rebuilding
Residents living on 18th Avenue and London Road in Alexandra township started their morning on Friday covered in soot as they attempted to salvage...
A hymn and my mother are as one
A hymn and my mother are as one
Ke na le modisa, ke tla be ke hlokang?
Slice of life: Science for a better future
Slice of life: Science for a better future
I live in Alexandra and when there are heavy rains sewage comes up into the streets. The water that comes up there stinks and it is really...
Alex township's Madiba memory fades
Alex township's Madiba memory fades
The reddish brick house that Nelson Mandela used to rent in the 1940s in Alexandra looks old and dilapidated.
[Video]Madiba’s Alexandra legacy abandoned
[Video]Madiba’s Alexandra legacy abandoned
Across the road from Mandela’s former home in Alexandra is the town's heritage centre, which lies incomplete over 10 years after construction began.
Alexandra residents scared to talk
Alexandra residents scared to talk
On Saturday morning, most people approached by a Sapa reporter were hesitant to talk, saying they did not want to endanger their lives.
Police on alert as tensions simmer in Alex
Police on alert as tensions simmer in Alex
"We advise motorists and other road users to avoid Vincent Tshabalala Road, 2nd Avenue, Selbourne Street and roads/streets near the Madala hostel...