With the World Cup Soccer getting closer, signs of soccer are found everywhere. Images, all captured in Johannesburg and surrounding areas like Soweto, range from July 2009. The process is ongoing. Johannesburg, 08/07/2009.
The day is commemorated on 16th June each year in memory of black children killed in Soweto in 1976 while protesting over the poor quality of education offered by apartheid regime. Isiolo, Kenya. 15/06/2009.
Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema speaks to SANDF soldiers at the Lenasia Recreation Centre. Military bases in South Africa have been placed on high alert for the first time since the advent of democracy in 1994, due to the talk.
Close ties were confirmed between Denmark and South Africa as two choirs joined on a small tour of Denmark. The Danish Papaya choir has been active since 1986 and Mzansi got a breakthrough after singing WakaWaka with Shakira for the World Cup Opening
Many South African's still depend on taxi services to get from home to work. While the White minority enjoyed the highest standard of living in all of Africa, the Black majority remained disadvantaged by almost every standard.