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Impressie van de Zuid-Afrikaanse provincie Vrijstaat
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Vincent Du Plessis is sleeping in Holly Country. Holly Country is an old mine workers village North of Freestate that became famous in the 60's cause of the Coalbrook mine accident. Nowadays the remot...
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A boy is running through his neighborhood. The suburb Thepiso Extension 5 in Zamdela an example of a building development project. Cheap RDP (Residental Development Program) houses are being placed in...
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A young South African man is showing a small piece of paper where he previously kept the drug nyope, a very dangerous drug that plagues South Africa. It is popular among youngsters in townships becaus...
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It is morning and it's already been very busy at the local physician in the rural area near Deneysville, Free State. Itâs a new practice on a new location and as a result most patients must walk dista...
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Walter Du Toit (62) has spent years wandering the streets. He has just heard from the doctor that his chronic lung symptoms are getting worse. Yet he has hope. As a deep Christian he knows that God wi...
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One of its inhabitants Moziah Mvumvu, he just became pastor of the local Zion Christian Church. The Zion Christian Church is one of the largest African-initiated churches in southern Africa. Moziah is...
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Two women are dressed up for the weekly Church service of the Zion church. The belief that the religious and administrative leader of the church can perform supernatural acts and faith-healing in the...
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Victoria Khumelo is looking at the oncoming traffic on the R716 main road. It is a rural road, but with a lot of industrial traffic. There is a lane blocked by roadworks caused by the large amount of...
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Minnie Khuto (m) is angry, she and her family are getting evicted out of their house. Minnie has lived her whole life in an old miner's cottage on the grounds of a farmer. Now she is suspected that sh...
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Minnie's family in their home where there is only room for a couple of beds, a paraffin stove and some furniture. ~~~ I spent time in the Northern Free State province in South Africa, a place of small...
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Thepiso extension 5 is one of the new areas formed by a new reconstruction plan. The development of the area is coming to a halt because the money for the tender that the municipality was giving by th...
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Solomon Hlatywayo is a scavenger and is sorting garbage for recycled material at a local landfill for years, it his job but many landfills are getting relocated to make way for new housing projects.~~...
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Every day many people are wandering in the garbage looking for recyclable materials such as plastic, glass and copper that is very costly. A large plastic bag recycle material can pay up a 50 rand (5...
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The winters in Freestate are dry seasons. The soil is bone dry and becomes a fire hazard in forest and grass areas. Local fire departments all over South Africa are called in to create controlled gras...
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Thato Kgoarai & his horse Bullet is a common sight in and around Zamdela township. Thato is courier and delivers almost everything and frequently makes long traffic jams when he's walking in front of...
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A wounded man is treated by his injuries. He is trapped in the passenger seat. Two cars including his were involved in a head on collision.~~I spent time in the Northern Free State province in South A...
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The sun sets in Zamdela towship. Two children still play on the adjacent construction area in the last twilight before it is completely dark and they are called in.~~I spent time in the Northern Free...
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Elzbeth van der Merwe (L) is proud about her Freestate and is complaining about lack of discipline of the black population in South Africa. Her maid silently listens in while she is ironing the laundr...
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Piles of donated clothes are stacking up behind Magaret Heyns. She, her husband and 4 year old son are living for three years in an old warehouse in Holly Country. They are considered white poverty. ~...
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A portrait of Michael Heyns (4) and his two little kittens. Michael lives with his family in an abandoned warehouse.~He and his family are considered white poverty.~~I spent time in the Northern Free...
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A school board in an abandoned schoolhouse in Sebokeng. Many schools are closed in rural areas, as more and more families are leaving them to the big city.~~I spent time in the Northern Free State pro...
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Modeling schools are very popular. Many South African teenage girls in the projects have a dream, a career as a professional model, they see this more of a chance at a better life than getting a reali...
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A baby is sleeping on his parents bed at his home in Thepiso Ext.5. ~~I spent time in the Northern Free State province in South Africa, a place of small rural villages, large townships and unfinished...