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Volunteers Attempt to Reclaim Hijacked Buildings in South Africa


Volunteers Attempt to Reclaim Hijacked Buildings in South Africa
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Dilapidated and dangerous, so-called hijacked buildings — abandoned properties taken over by slumlords — have eroded the value and security of downtown Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city. But one local charity is reclaiming and restoring a historic building to provide shelter for those in need. For VOA, Linda Givetash and Zaheer Cassim visited Hillbrow and have this story from Johannesburg.

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