02/20/2016 - 00:00

On the 20 February 2016 at 9am the Magebhula Mpanza Big Walk will be taking place. The walk will take us past a number of highly significant heritage sites in the area. The event will start at 1 Mooki Street, the oldest house in Orlando. Come one, come all! Below is the list of sites we will encounter:

  • House No. 1 Mooki Street Orlando
  • Orlando Stadium - The Mecca of South African Football
  • Shanty Town / Masakeni - The Johannesburg Municipal Land that James Mpanza forcefully grabbed on 20 March 1944 which gave birth to Soweto.
  • Vilikazi Street Orlando West
  • Orlando Vocational Centre / George Tabor - Where the first African artisans were trained after Mpanza grabbed municipal land
  • Dr A.B. Xuma House in Dube Village opposite George Tabor. Xuma, then the President of the ANC, donated 500 pounds to build houses in Soweto
  • Dube Bowling Club
  • Mofolo Park - Soweto Open Cultural Festivals Centre
  • Morris Isaacson High School - Where some Soweto Students met for 16 June 1976 march to Phefeni Junior Secondary School in Vilikazi Street, the school that started the Soweto student uprising
  • Oppenheimer Tower in Jabavu
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Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:37

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