The spotlight during Tourism Month in September 2017 falls on the picturesque province of Mpumalanga, which sports many bustling towns and quaint hamlets that are successfully promoting sustainable tourism practices, creating jobs and generating economic growth. A National Department of Tourism initiative, Tourism Month is an annual celebration of South Africa's rich and varied tourism offering that seeks to encourage South Africans to explore and discover their own country.
Ex-residents of Cape York said they had been staying at Wembley Stadium for weeks longer than the Fattis community, yet had not received the same support from the City of Johannesburg or civil society. The divergent realities of people evicted from Fattis Mansions last week, and the victims of the Cape York fire, have highlighted Johannesburg's nationalistic attitudes towards those in need of assistance from government.
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