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|Caption:||Brick in midst the crowds struggling to go watch the opening game between Souh Africa and Mexico at the sebokeng sport center.2010 World Cup in South Africa, which takes place on African soil for the first time in history, has seen the country spend an estimated R33 billion in preparation for one of the biggest sporting events in the world. With its shiny, new soccer stadiums, upscale hotels and golden beaches, at first glance South Africa looks like a tourist haven. But behind this facade of prosperity lies another country: black townships without even the most basic infrastructure endure poor housing, bad roads, insufficient sanitation, water and electricity along with high crime and unemployment rates. Many of the people who live in these townships are frustrated by the failure of the post-apartheid government to help them overcome their overwhelming socio-economic challenges. Resilience seems to be the order of the day for those people living in such communities. One man who embod|
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|Credit:||Andrew Esiebo / Africa Media Online|