Alexandra township

 
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...
Editorial: Tweedledum and Tweedledee
Editorial: Tweedledum and Tweedledee
The MEC for housing in Gauteng, Lebogang Maile, on Thursday declared his intention to withhold potentially hundreds of millions of rands for...
Alex is a ‘disaster-in-waiting’ – Gauteng settlements MEC
Alex is a ‘disaster-in-waiting’ – Gauteng settlements MEC
According to Dikgang Uhuru Moiloa — Gauteng’s MEC in the department of human settlements — as the situation stands in Alexandra...
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Armed with slick presentations the City of Johannesburg has been at pains to explain to the residents of South Africa’s oldest township why their...
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
Over a hundred community members of Alexandra township came out to East Bank Hall, Alexandra, on Monday to share their grievances about service...
Townships hold fate of Gauteng in their hands
Townships hold fate of Gauteng in their hands
The fate of Gauteng lies in the hands of the province’s biggest townships, with the likes of Soweto, Soshanguve and Tembisa likely to decide...
Voting sheepishly (but not like a sheep)
Voting sheepishly (but not like a sheep)
Everyone was dressed warmly.
Alexandra township is the place of forgotten people — Malema
Alexandra township is the place of forgotten people — Malema
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says Alexandra is a true reflection of what black people are subjected to all over the country...
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...
Alex’s answer: Relocations
Alex’s answer: Relocations
Depopulating Alexandra by relocating people to other nearby areas could be the only answer to the overcrowding in the township where the majority...
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...

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