The townships in South Africa are becoming better places to live in with more public space and services and entertainment. Most of the buyers are either part of the upcoming black middle class.
Prominent names from the South African music industry came together to pay a musical tribute to Hugh Masekela. The jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist died on Tuesday after a decade-long fight with cancer.
Hugh Masekela has died, aged 78. Recognized as the 'father of South African jazz,' he was also known for his anti-apartheid activism.
Thousands of people are expected to attend Johannesburg's annual Pride celebrations – the biggest on the African continent. This year's event, however, has drawn ire from critics for being aimed at white people.
South Africans are celebrating four decades since the 1976 Soweto uprising. An estimated 176 school children were shot and killed by the apartheid regime for marching against the enforcement of Afrikaans in schools.
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