Nompumulelo - South Africa: Double Story Shack
A double story shack in Nompumulelo, an informal settlement in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Article here John & Tina Reid | Commercial Portfolio | Photography Blog | Travel Flickr Group
cape town – Gathua's Blog
During the Apartheid Era blacks were evicted from properties that were in areas designated as “white only” and forced to move into segregated townships. Separate townships were established for each of the three designated non-white race groups (blacks, coloureds and Indians)
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As beautiful as the cities of Johannesburg and Cape Town are the real is that the effects of Apartheid (which ended only 21 years ago) are sill VERY strong. Most black and "colored" people were forced into shanty towns or "townships" like this where many still live. While Europeans own majority of the lands and businesses. Here's some info that puts things into perspective: -Unemployment rate in South Africa is roughly 30% -In these areas there's about 80-90% unemployment -There are no…
Apartheid Laws and Museum in South Africa | The Travel Tart Blog
Apartheid Laws in South Africa on show at the Apartheid Museum near Johannesburg and Soweto. Includes story about The Goodies Apart-height episode.
Cape Town, Cape Town Central Accommodation - WeekendGetaways
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11 annoying practices Africans must abandon in order to conquer the world - Face2Face Africa
When we hear derogatory comments about beloved Africa, our first reaction may be to get defensive. After all, Africa is a continent filled with beautiful cultures, exquisite cuisine, plush scenery, fascinating languages and the best examples of ingenuity, strength and resilience. Nonetheless, there are issues at hand to be discussed.More about thisSevered remains of African...
Bob Gosani’s Love Story tells a layered story. On one level the image captures a moment between two lovers, standing at a bus stop, on a tree-lined street. However, placed in a historical context, the photograph tells a deeper story. The shot was taken in Sophiatown in 1956, the year that the mixed-race suburb in Johannesburg was demolished and made a ‘white’ area according to the apartheid Group Areas Act.
Township Cultural Tour from Cape Town in South Africa Africa
Township Cultural Tour from Cape Town Learn about the rich cultural history of Cape Town, while visiting the Bo-Kaap, Bontehuewel, Langa and Gugulethu townships in the Cape Flats, an area which from the 1950's became home to people that the then apartheid government deemed as non-white. Visit the District Six Museum and experience a walking tour in Langa before visiting an arts and crafts centre, a sangoma (traditional doctor), a local market and a shebeen (tavern). Also drive...