Alexandra, or Alex as it is commonly known, is densely packed with shacks and dwellings of all kinds, but as it undergoes the Alexandra Renewal Project, shanties are being replaced with houses; streets, lighting and other infrastructure is improving; extensive greening and clean-up projects are under way; and Alex is shedding its Cinderella image.

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A hot winter forecast for Joburg

Visitors to Johannesburg, Africa’s buzzing metropolis, can expect an array of things to do this winter. Announcing activities at Indaba 2012, acting CEO of the Johannesburg Tourism Company Phelisa Mangcu n…

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