Squalid conditions fuel frustration in South African township ahead of election

Johanna Ditsela walks between shacks next to her home in Alexandra township in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Johanna Ditsela lives within sight of the gleaming skyscrapers of South Africa‚Äôs main financial district, but has existed in squalor for 30 years. Unemployed and in her 50s, she picks her way along a stream full of sewage, dead rats and empty beer bottles to reach the cramped concrete and corrugated iron […]

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