Shacks in the suburbs

In the first of a two-part series, Phathu Luvhengo and Thanduxolo Jika visit two informal settlements that exist alongside extreme wealth

26 November 2023 - 00:00 By PHATHU LUVHENGO and THANDUXOLO JIKA

Porsche Centre Johannesburg, at the corner of Witkoppen and Wroxham roads, stands as a monument to the city’s wealth. Inside the shiny glass windows of the country headquarters of the German motor manufacturer stand gleaming sports cars that cost much more than R3 million. The city’s roads bear witness to how many Porsche fans there are; they are a common sight in the nearby suburbs of Bryanston and Paulshof...

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