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
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
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.