An utterly heartbreaking turn of events in Soweto.
South Africa has lost another one of its struggle icons.
What to do in Soweto? Why should you even go there? We’ve got the answers to all these questions and more. Soweto is iconic.
Stompie’s mother says she decided to forgive Winnie more than 20 years ago.
Stompie was aged just 14 when he was murdered.
This can only be exceptional…
No matter what you do, you’re going to have a great time
Clarkson, Hammond and May return on Amazon Prime with their car-based collection of stunts, challenges… and messing about. Park yourself down and watch the sneak preview now.
Another school racism saga takes place at the expense of our kids’ education…
Opportunity knocks for our poorest citizens. And it could be coming to a town near you…
New details have since emerged around the incident.
Talent, talent everywhere!
He thought he’d hide in his car… so they turned the whole thing over with him inside.
Then Bheki Mlangeni Hospital in Soweto refused to admit a 64 year-old man in critical condition, for not having the R20 needed to receive treatment.
“I heard a loud noise from the looters outside the supermarket,” recalls 76-year-old Joseph Tau. “I could hear footsteps on the roof and knew they were coming for us.”
After a four-month journey to South Africa 11 years ago, Melese Elebajo settled in Soweto. The recent xenophobic attacks have caused him to flee his area.
A week of lootings and violence targeting foreign nationals has been dismissed by government as criminality. SA Human Rights Commission and The African Diaspora Forum deplore government to recognise attacks as xenobhobic
The birthplace of democracy is our nation’s biggest financial hurdle, according to Eskom.
Billed as “a five-piece a cappella group” singing gospel, soul, jazz, doo-woop, RnB in African and popular styles, Dumi, Jabu, Morgan, Lwazi and Sbu aka Simply Soweto Encha took to the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank foyer for the Africa Utopia Festival 2014
The vast township of Soweto, once the centre of violence and turmoil in the struggle against apartheid, has become something of a scenic tourist attraction in the 20 years since the end of National Party rule.
Back from a successful UK tour, The Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble will perform a free concert at home in Soweto this month
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A South African luxury game reserve has sparked controversy by offering tourists the chance to stay in a fake shanty town. The accommodation boasts wifi and underfloor heating, disguised by the stylish decor of corrugated iron and features such as a long-drop toilet. We explore the growing trend of “poverty tourism” for visitors to Africa and developing countries across the world.