Soweto

The major cities in South Africa are busy building new bus rapid transit systems to improve the way their residents get around. But in Johannesburg, the new system is having a rocky start.
Feb 22, 2010   The New York Times
Residents in one of Johannesburg's most infamous townships are hoping that a new street beautification project will bring pedestrians out onto their streets and into their shops when the country hosts this year's World Cup.
Jan 28, 2010   Scripps Howard News Service
Volunteer electricians from the Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee reconnect those who can't afford to pay the bill.
Nov 25, 2009   BBC News
This post from <em>The City Fix</em> discusses the new bus rapid transit system that just opened in Johannesburg, South Africa, and why the system was sorely needed.
Oct 23, 2009   The City Fix
The box office hit "District 9" was shot in a real Soweto slum, and now the residents are hoping that the popularity of the film will lead to real improvements to the settlement.
Aug 25, 2009   The Globe and Mail