Filth, faeces and mystery landlords: life in a hijacked building in Joburg’s CBD

Persuade Chimuke woke up to the news of a fire in a hijacked building in the Johannesburg CBD on Thursday morning. Over 70 people lost their lives in the tragedy. Chimuke lives in hijacked building along Greene Street next to the Maboneng precinct, he is a 21-year-old Zimbabwean national, working in South Africa. His room is demarcated by curtains from the six other people who live with him in the room. His room is the smallest among them all about 2.3 meters in size.
31 Aug 2PM English South Africa News · Daily News

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