Makhura's rapid land release announcement comes just days before a motion of no confidence in him is set to be debated. The Gauteng government has assured residents of Eldorado Park, Freedom Park and surrounding areas that they will receive land through a so-called “rapid land release” programme, which will allow them to own property with title deeds.
This April 6, 2018 photo shows downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. Some of Johannesburg's decaying blocks have been turned into upscale venues with art galleries and coffee shops, the first steps to restoring vibrancy to the city's downtown that many fled in the waning years of apartheid, or white minority rule, which ended in the early 1990s.
Somewhere in the large and crowded tent a baby, born three days ago, cries. Outside, women gather around a fire that serves as their stove and, as shadows lengthen, their warmth for the night.
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