by Tanisha Heiberg There are many hair salons in Fordsburg that are all competing for customers, but with the increase in foreign-owned businesses and the changes seen in Fordsburg all the old barbershops have closed, except for one. Every day Chhagan Cgopal takes the familiar 30-minute journey from his bus stop at the heart of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
by Anlerie de Wet According to crime statistics, the Fordsburg and Mayfair areas are two of the safest foreign-inhabited areas in Johannesburg. The Muslims in the area, which is increasing yearly, believe it is because of their peaceful nature. Can this be true? Mayfair and Fordsburg have become places where refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants from […]Continue Reading... No Comments.