Started by dedgren, December 20, 2006, 07:57:49 PM
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QuoteIn South Africa, the term township usually refers to the (often underdeveloped) urban residential areas that, under Apartheid, were reserved for non-whites (principally black Africans and Coloureds, who were put into separate townships or locations) who lived near or worked in areas that were designated "white-only". Soweto (actually a group of townships) and Alexandra are two of the most well-known of these.During the Apartheid Era Non-whites were usually evicted from properties that were in areas designated as "white only" and forced to move into townships. Legislation that enabled the Apartheid government to do this included the Group Areas Act.
QuoteFishwheel... The name is ah, unusual. What's the history behind it?
Quote from: meldolion on March 31, 2007, 04:47:04 PM(mmm I don't know how to express in english... in Italian would be "Ti auguro il meglio per tuo figlio" but translated word by word in english hasn't the same meaning...)
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