Soweto Hotel

A night on the township

A shinning example of the new South Africa stands where Mandela and other heroes made their mark, writes Sam Vincent.

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Boom town ... Johannesburg's skyline.

Jo'burg gets its groove back

Sam Vincent witnesses a slow transformation of the inner city, led by property developers and university students.

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Wide, open space ... an ostrich roams on a wildlife reserve.

Highveld unveiled

Greg Baum passes desert and vineyards, wilderness and shanty towns on a train from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

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