Once known as the Dark City because it had no electricity, Alexandra, or Alex, as most locals call the informal community that sprawls between the posh suburbs of Sandton and the flank of the N3 highway. There are no grassy expanses in this cramped township where corrugated tin shacks huddle side by side. What precious open space remains consists of red dirt, dust, rocks and random piles of bricks and used tires. This is were the hopes and dreams of this townships children lies. As they hone...
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