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16 June 1976: ‘This is our day’

It is a day violently etched on the South African collective conscience. Commemorated over 30 years later as Youth Day, an official holiday, it is the day that honours the deaths of hundreds of Soweto schoolchildren, a day that changed the course of the country's history: 16 June 1976.

Drug rehab centre opens in Soweto

A free facility to treat drug and alcohol addiction has opened in Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, where people - mostly from southern Joburg - who cannot afford private treatment will get the help and tools they need to turn around their lives and make a positive contribution to society.

Soweto: from struggle to suburbia

Twenty years of freedom have transformed Soweto, once a sprawling dormitory dumping ground for Johannesburg's black workers, into a green and attractive city of its own, with housing, parks, shopping malls, efficient public transport and a vibrant tourist trade.

Media Club South Africa top 10 photos of the week

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