Giving a voice to the poorest in South Africa | News | Al Jazeera

Giving a voice to the poorest in South Africa

Citizen journalists deal with rising anger in their home township.


    In one of South Africa's poorest townships, a group of citizen journalists are on a quest to tell the stories of their community.

    Investigating a housing dispute stemming from apartheid-era policies, the reporters expose rising xenophobia and attempt to tell the story in the hope of calming the situation.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Alexandra township, Johannesburg.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.