Soweto obtained its name from the first two letter of South Western Township which was the original description of the area. Thys Dullaart explores some of the old and new aspects of Soweto.
As a Sowetan myself, I have to salute the transition from the ‘ghetto slums’ it was refered to by peole who had no general background of its culture, tradition and history. I never fails to amaze me how the international community has recognised Soweto as an attributant to the emancipation and revival of the African spirit!
Thys Dullaart you worked magic in showcasing the normal Soweto – not the misconceptions we see and hear of