8 Things to Do in Johannesburg, South Africa
While all eyes are on Cape Town and the splashy new Zeitz Museum Of Contemporary Art Africa, Johannesburg, the city's gritty, sprawling big sister, has a newfound sophistication that might surprise you. Here are our top things to do in Joburg now.
Apartheid South Africa
Apartheid South Africa (1948-1994) Please note this page is still under construction. “We speak out to put the world on guard against what is happening in South Africa. The brutal policy of a…
Our salute to the old-fashioned homes of the Witwatersrand
Our salute to the old-fashioned homes of the Witwatersrand A few days ago, the DJ's at a local radio station disparaged the city of Brakpan for its old-fashioned “facebrick” houses.
Market Square, Johannesburg
This view depicts a busy scene. On sale days, part of the Square is devoted to the selling of all kinds of merchandise by public auction. In the background, the headgears of some of the mines can be seen. Market Square was a long, rectangular area, extending from Rissik Street to Sauer Street and bounded by President and Market Streets.