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Apr 23, 2012 - Our first day out

Our bags are on the truck (we are not allowed to call it a bus) by 8am and we are on a smaller bus (a real one) for our morning tour of a ‘township’. The townships here are where the majority of black Africans live. Think Soweto near J’burg. We begin our tour with the dormitories - these were used during the sixties to house the men brought in from the country to work in the industrial factories etc. They shared rooms two or four in a room. Eventually they brought their families to stay with them even though it was illegal. This meant that...

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