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updated Wed. October 30, 2019

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Hillbrow does have quite the reputation, but even with that in mind there's something jarring about the latest video doing the rounds. Last time we saw Hillbrow in action, angry churchgoers overpowered and assaulted a Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer. Have you read Trendiee Today?
The City's 03 Kotze Street overnight shelter in Hillbrow has 150 beds. The shelter caters primarily for economically active street-dwellers. Occupants of the shelter are only expected to pay a nominal fee of R8 and get access to washing facilities, food and a locker. The Kotze Street shelter also provides the Chow4Change ...

All I knew of the area, called Hillbrow, was that, as an intimidation tactic, policemen sometimes threaten to lock up drunk drivers there—specifically in Hillbrow—regardless of where the drivers are pulled over. I also knew that such a threat is really just to secure a bribe; Hillbrow is so dangerous that most ...
WINKY D's recently released Gombwe album has breached regional boundaries as it is proving popular in many of the clubs and taverns that are frequented by Zimbabweans in South Africa. A visit to these spots in Yeoville and Hillbrow showed that the dancehall guru's album was on heavy rotation with ...