Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein (44 letters) is a farm in the North West province of South Africa, located about 200 km west of Pretoria and 20 km east of Lichtenburg. Coordinates: 26°10′S 26°28′E whose 44-character name has entered South African folklore. The name was used as the title for an Afrikaans lyric written by Fanus Rautenbach and performed by Anton Goosen. Translation is "The spring where two buffaloes were cleanly killed with a single shot"
Commuters hang onto a moving passenger train in Soweto, South Africa. As South Africa marks the 20th anniversary of multiracial democracy on Sunday, the achievements and soaring expectations of what was dubbed a "rainbow nation" have been tempered by a different inequality - the yawning gulf between rich and poor.