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Touring Soweto: From Apartheid to Present

Soweto, the township outside of Johannesburg, is well-known in the USA for the many awful scenes associated with the demise of apartheid that came from there. 1,058 more words

Travels & Sites

Water Aware

It was gold, not water that drew people here in droves. Johannesburg is the only major city in the world that is not built close to a large source of water. 333 more words


Quick Guide to Seeing South Africa Like A Local

After coming back from my Spring Break trip with my friend Jennifer to Johannesburg and Cape Town, I was excited to share my adventures with friends and family. 1,457 more words


Portrait - Phillip Ndou, Boxer

Portrait – Phillip Ndou, Boxer

South African Phillip Ndou is the only African to have ever fought Floyd Mayweather. Ndou was sidelined in the WBC lightweight title fight over ten years ago, knocked out in the 7th round. 55 more words

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Touring Soweto: Housing, a Hospital, & Iconic Orlando Towers

After my Joburg tour, I spent the afternoon in Soweto, which stands for South Western Township. Most of what I knew about Soweto was from apartheid times and I did know that the most famous fact about Soweto is that it is the only place in the world home to 2 Nobel Peace Prize winners, Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. 850 more words

Travels & Sites

The last ride

Early one morning last month, they found a dead man at the Village Main Station in Johannesburg. His name was Simon Khamanga.

Some thugs got Simon the night before. 867 more words

Trade Unions

Once upon a night in Vilakazi Street

Its fascinating how this street, Vilakazi Street in Soweto has grown in stature. Or is it because it’s the only street in the world that has/had… 131 more words

Food Ekasi