Photo Essay: Anatomy of a South African Riot

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By the last day, traffic was blocked and fires blazed at every informal settlement in the city.  Riots have become an annual event: every year, authorities promise the people houses and electricity.  Every year, they fail to deliver.

By the last day, traffic was blocked and fires blazed at every informal settlement in the city. Riots have become an annual event: every year, authorities promise the people houses and electricity. Every year, they fail to deliver.

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