Posts Tagged ‘Johannesburg’

Xenophobia in South Africa’s Schools

Xenophobia in South Africa's Schools

Graffiti on the wall of Albert Street School in Johannesburg, South Africa. The school was set up after the Xenophobic attacks in 2008 to provide a safe haven for the children of foreign migrants. Several years later it is still taking in foreigners as they battle to get into government run schools.


Sometimes Miracles Do Happen

Sometimes Miracles Do Happen

  My #BBC camera kit that I thought I would never see again after it "disappeared" at #Johannesburg 's main airport.


Johannesburg Graffiti

I've been researching a story on #Johannesburg 's #graffiti scene. When you start looking it is amazing how much great graffiti there is around the city, especially in the Newtown area.This was taken in a building that has been turned into an indoor cricket arena. The owner invited the artists to decorate the outside of […]


Downtown Johannesburg

Downtown Johannesburg

This #photo looks like it was taken in a big US city. It was in fact taken in downtown #Johannesburg on the so called Nelson #Mandela bridge.The image challenges the stereotypes we have of Africa as backward and under developed.We were on the Nelson Mandela bridge to canvas opinion about the birth of the royal […]


Nelson Mandela's 95th Birthday

Nelson Mandela's 95th Birthday

Today is International #Mandela Day, commemorating Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday. South Africans are being urged to match his 67 years of public service with 67 minutes of charitable acts. All over #SouthAfrica you will find messages like this. I took the photo in Alexandra township in #Johannesburg where Mandela lived in the 1940s. The mural […]


Finally a Day Off

Enjoying my first day off in 10 days in #Johannesburg. I love the winters over here. A typical winter day in Jozi is bright and sunny, unlike the London equivalent which is cold, wet and grey. #Blog #SouthAfrica