Luck and loss in the CBD

By Sisa Canca  The hiss of slot machines, private conversations, numerous television commentaries and crackling sounds of tables and chairs filled U Bet – one of Johannesburg’s popular gambling clubs. Mungoma, a 25-year-old strapping lad from Thohoyandou,...

Trading against all odds

By Tebogo Tshwane There are common sounds that tell you that you are in Johannesburg’s Central Business District. The sound of the city is characterised by an unrelenting orchestra of hooting Siyaya and Quantum taxis, and the blaring mixture of kwaito, gospel and...