Soweto

 
Townships are still a world apart
Townships are still a world apart
Dormitory-style, underserviced, insecure, overcrowded and noisy — this characterises the living conditions in most of South Africa’s...
Mr Tap's vision to inspire others
Mr Tap's vision to inspire others
As the sound of music bleeds through the walls of Bomba Records, a music studio in Braamfischerville, Soweto, Tebogo Aubrey Poopedi bounces his...
Building the case for day hospitals
Building the case for day hospitals
It is not in a leafy, tree-lined suburb or a slick urban centre.
070707: 10 years on and the struggle against homophobic hate crimes continues
070707: 10 years on and the struggle against homophobic hate crimes continues
On July 7 2007 two lesbian *womxn - Sizakele Sigasa and Salome Masooa were
No power to the pupils – Soweto schools forced to connect illegally
No power to the pupils – Soweto schools forced to connect illegally
A number of schools in the south of Johannesburg have been operating without electricity or running water for years. A ...
Soweto wine festival opts for an upbeat mood in sober times
Soweto wine festival opts for an upbeat mood in sober times
In 2015, the Soweto Wine Festival moved from the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto campus to Walter Sisulu Square near Kliptown. Wine writer and...
Mr Mayor – keep your promise
Mr Mayor – keep your promise
It was in the run-up to the 2010 World Cup that Engen proposed sinking R14-million into upgrading a petrol station just off the main road in...
Zuma takes Soweto to church as he compares the ANC to Jesus Christ
Zuma takes Soweto to church as he compares the ANC to Jesus Christ
President Jacob Zuma turned to God during his first public appearance of 2017, comparing the ANC to Jesus Christ and calling on the party’s...
#LGE2016: Final rally speech maligns Zuma, Maimane 'certain' the DA will win big
#LGE2016: Final rally speech maligns Zuma, Maimane 'certain' the DA will win big
The DA had a plan, in case things went badly wrong during its crescendo rally in Soweto on Saturday. That plan was Prestik. Lots and lots of...
​SA can produce the next Tiger Woods, but lack of funds holds back our black golfers
​SA can produce the next Tiger Woods, but lack of funds holds back our black golfers
Golf at the elite level remains almost as lily-white as it was in the dark days of apartheid. Of the 13 South Africans who competed in this...
​Urban Village is not a band, it’s a collective of underground artists
​Urban Village is not a band, it’s a collective of underground artists
Soweto-based band Urban Village’s sound can perhaps be best described as polyglot, for it attains its originality through a mix of languages both...

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