Latest articles on Yeoville

Not all of Jo’burg’s street traders can sell their wares under lockdown

Street traders are central to food security in Johannesburg. But since being declared an essential service under lockdown, street trade in South Africa’s biggest city has returned to uneven ground

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

You gotta be the morning aftertaste

Drug user, and later dealer, Fig lives in Yeoville in the mid-1990s. Not a novel for the faint-hearted

What is normal in a big, bad world?

"I felt compassion for the fact that they are cops in Johannesburg and, to them, this is a normal way to treat another human".

‘We’re going to change the Jo’burg skyline’

A new mixed-income housing plan in Jo’burg includes refurbishing ‘hijacked’ buildings

From slum city to urban living hub: How Jo’burg got its groove back

Home is not necessarily a glittering castle. It can be a cramped room on the first floor of an old, rundown building and the subject of a court case.

Guillaume Rossouw: The last punk returns home

The guy behind the counter at the Bohemian is out to give the scene a swift kick in the pants.

‘Yeoville was my visual therapy’ – Gideon Mendel

Gideon Mendel revisits his selection of photographs, that show the 1980s Yeoville scene, in his latest exhibition "Living in Yeoville Revisited".

All aboard the night tour

A kaleidoscopic 
night tour that is a 
welcome departure from Jo'burg's silent northern suburbs.

The El Bulli of Yeoville

Sanza Sandile is at the crossroads of African fusion — and he wants everyone to taste what he is cooking.

Where Africans can mingle in peace and not-so-quiet

Yeoville is home to Africans from all over the continent, as the shops on the busy street attest, writes Percy Zvomuya.

Street of a past that foretold a future

Rockey Street was a beachhead of the new South Africa in the late Eighties and the Nineties, but it has seen a lot of changes since those heady days.

A house, a home and hope that refuses to die

Yes, it is true what they say about South Africa and Johannesburg in particular: it is home to all of Africa.

Walking the dog in Bellevue

The neighbourhood has changed a lot, but the children and scraps make Mickey happy, writes Barbara Ludman.

Desperately seeking dive like Ekhaya

I thoroughly enjoyed Bongani Madondo's tribute to the late shebeen queen Sue Mabale, writes Vusi Mona

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