Day: September 5, 2023

A child walk downs the stairs of a hijacked building in Berea, Johannesburg

Exploring the Phenomenon of Hijacked Buildings after the South Africa Fire

September 5, 2023

Numerous structures within the heart of Johannesburg, the South African city recently struck by a devastating fire claiming over 70 lives, have been classified as unsuitable for habitation. However, these aged complexes, forsaken either by their proprietors or municipal administrations, are inhabited by families who frequently pay rent to criminal syndicates overseeing the properties. These […]

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