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A Soweto Experience

Soweto is short for South Western Townships. It is a place so rich in history. The place where blacks were ousted to live after a bubonic plague in 1905. 3,193 more words

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Home Sweet Soweto

Candles lighting our path, as every vendor has them to light up their fruit, vegetables, and clothing. Taking careful steps, as the sewage runs in the road, and one lost step may end you with a foot covered in who knows what. 1,287 more words

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Virginia Woolf and Houghton girls: Class in black South Africa

I spent New Year’s Eve with friends in Braamfontein last year. The town was uncharacteristically tranquil with all the students gone for the holidays. It looked like New York all of a sudden. 1,287 more words

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The Day that Changed Everything

Emily served in YAGM-Southern Africa during the 2013-2014 program year. Here is her reflection about the day that changed everything.

Leading up to December 5, 2013, I had spent the previous 3 months living in Soweto as a YAGM. 416 more words

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Chiefs vs Pirates: K'shubile!!

AMAKHOSI are the favourites, but will they retain their unbeaten record?

Can the Bucs, with their backs against the wall, surprise the experts?

TOMORROW, MILLIONS OF SOCCER FANS WILL GET THEIR ANSWER. 363 more words

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South Africa Part 1

I finally went to South Africa, I was not sure what all the fuss was about, and I am now enlightened! My friend who is an African specialist invited me on this trip, and what an excellent way to spend 2 weeks! 689 more words

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