Some residents say they have registered to vote and have voted in the past, but are now weighing up their options almost 17 years into South Africa’s democracy. They feel the leaders they have voted into power have done nothing to improve their situation.
|Many in Kliptown are still without adequate housing|
provided freely by the government.
Motswetse says she has been in Kliptown since 1986 but has seen no improvement in 25 years.
Her family of ten family occupies a shack in the area and says none of her three children are employed and all ten survive on the government grant meant for her grandchildren.
Another resident, Qinisile Mazibuko, is one of the youngsters who believe that the government is
|Qinisile Mazibuko says Kliptown only gets attention around|