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Humans of Soweto On Sea and the Larger Struggle: South Africa (Day 2, Part 2)

The smiles in the picture above at the end of our transect walk through the Soweto On Sea community weren’t all happiness.  We were certainly humbled by the warm reception, incited by the desire to do something, but also disturbed by the mounds of trash, the broken abandoned houses where rapes and murders frequently occurred. 1,324 more words


another empty chair

This morning I had a meeting with the Deputy Executive Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay.

Or I was supposed too.

At 8.

We made arrangements. 389 more words


there's movement in the streets of soweto

I’ve told you of Wilson & Headman and the other 43 families in Soweto-on-Sea.

The families who lost their homes.

Old people.

Vulnerable people.

Who lost their homes and everything in it. 395 more words


My name is Wilson Dumezwemi

Wilson Dumezwemi.

This is how the elderly gentleman introduces himself to me & Zuko.

He is one of the powerless.

The hopeful powerless.

Who has suffered the consequences of greedy people seeking only profit. 1,015 more words

South Africa

From shack to degree, Balisa's dream is fulfilled

By Shaanaaz de Jager

A RAGS to riches tale came true for former Weekend Post Matric of the Year scholarship winner Balisa Ntloko when she graduated from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on Monday April 23. 345 more words