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Alexandra Township, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Alexandra Township in Johannesburg, is home to over 400 000 residents, and has a long history of suffering under the apartheid government. Just 12km from Johannesburg city centre and neighbour to the wealthy suburb of Sandton, Alexandra has been a poverty stricken ghetto over 100 years. Alexandra is squashed into 7.6² km, on the banks of the Jukskei River and is one of the poorest urban areas in the country. But, what the township lacks in material assets, it more than makes up for in spirit....

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