Johannesburg, South Africa

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Topic: Civil Society
Schedule: Week 8 (August 4 - August 12)
Art Project: Urbanet: JHB-LNZ
School Project: BORG Honauerstraße Linz
Partner School: Moi Girls High School (Eldoret, Kenya)

Johannesburg is one of the most vibrant cities in southern Africa. The city is one of the most historically rich in the region — the discovery site of the world’s richest hominid site sits about 25 kilometers outside the city limits. In the late 19th century, gold was discovered in the area, and a mass influx of people came to the city. More recently, the city has a greater metropolitan population of over 10 million people. Later, during the apartheid area, it was home to the famous segregated ghetto, Soweto. Today, however, Joburg contains some of the highest buildings on the entire African continent, including the Sentech Tower.

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