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Tebogo Khaas | Can we still save a once-vibrant Jozi

2022-01-19 08:00:00 AM

Tebogo Khaas | Can we still save a once-vibrant Jozi

This former place of hope, opportunities, possibilities and dreams now lies fallow, its streets scenes of grime and violent crime, writes Tebogo Khaas.

In what could make the late 1980s seem like ancient times, I used to live in Yeoville and Joubert Park.While in Joubert Park, and during the height of the political uprisings that were sweeping the country, I occupied an apartment in Lorna Court, a building situated at the corner of Twist and Wolmarans streets. This smallish, unimposing residential apartment building was one of the many iconic and prized properties nestled across the City of Gold.

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