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A kick back to Johannesburg

Will Johannesburg reverse the negative trend before the Soccer World Cup comes to South Africa in 2010?


[chronicle] Once upon a time, I had the unpleasant experience of being robbed in Johannesburg. My two travel companions and I arrived at Johannesburg Central Bus Station on a Monday morning. With quick steps we walked towards the train station just over 500 meters away. Suddenly, in the middle of the populous street, we were surrounded by a gang of 14-15 year olds. The boy in front of me pulled out a knife, set it against my throat and whispered, "where is the money?"

Johannesburg is Cape Town's dangerous and ugly big brother. While little brother is often described as one of the world's most beautiful cities, big brother Johannesburg is among the world. . .

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