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LISTICLE: Inner city living, slum dwelling and how they are rejuvenated

Johannesburg has become notorious for hijacking over the past few years, but this is not only restricted to car theft. Many abandoned buildings around the Johanesburg CBD  area have become a hotspot for slumlords and illegal dwellers. 1,299 more words


Things we left behind

Zimbabwe, November 1993. I was crying when we left. I was two years old, My Mother had just died and the only other person that could take care of me lived in another country, and just like that. 825 more words

Nomatter Ndebele

Why Does Your Brother's Excellent Work Ethic Tick You Off??? #StopXenophobia ... By Avela Sidaki

Hi I’m Different

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke.

My name is unimportant but I’m from an island just south of Africa.

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Giving Back Thursdays


It was one of those days when, as soon as you woke up, you felt like going back to bed. Why? Well, simply because you were too tired to do anything else but sleep. 304 more words

African Blogger

Yeoville Day 5: Context is everything

*As part of the in-depth research project, one of the requirements of the BA Honours in Journalism and Media Studies degree at Wits University, students are required to write daily blog entries to show the progress of their projects. 350 more words

Wits Vuvuzela

Room with a View

“One can only write in cities” – Oscar Wilde

*These images were taken by me at the Parktonian Hotel, Braamfontein, from a balcony on the 21st-Floor during a sublime Jozi sunrise.


The Johannesburg

Dear Diary,

I have only recently started to see the beautiful things South Africa has to offer – Johannesburg is one of those things.

I have always, and will always be, a city boy. 35 more words

Dear Diary