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Soshanguve
Soshanguve is located in South Africa
Soshanguve
Soshanguve
 Soshanguve shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 25°31′37″S 28°6′32″E / 25.52694°S 28.10889°E / -25.52694; 28.10889Coordinates: 25°31′37″S 28°6′32″E / 25.52694°S 28.10889°E / -25.52694; 28.10889
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Tshwane
Area[1]
 • Total 126.77 km2 (48.95 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 403,162
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.2%
 • Coloured 0.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Northern Sotho 28.2%
 • Tswana 16.7%
 • Tsonga 15.1%
 • Zulu 13.6%
 • Other 26.5%
Postal code (street) 0164
PO box 0152
Area code 012

Soshanguve is a township situated about 25 km north of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. It was established in 1974 on land scheduled to be incorporated into a bantustan bordering on Mabopane in Bophuthatswana, to Sotho, Shangaan, Nguni and Venda people (thus the name) who were resettled from Atteridgeville and Mamelodi. It later became part of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The name Soshanguve is an abbreviation for Sotho, Shangaan, Nguni, Venda, being the languages spoken at this township.

Initially Soshanguve was known as Mabopane East before the Bophuthatswana bantustan became an independent State in 1977. During 1977 Mabopne West became known as Mabopane and fell under the control of Bophuthatswana homeland while Mabopane East became known as Soshanguve which fell under the Northern Transvaal administration.

Soshanguve was the scene of riots related to poor service delivery in January 2006.[2] It was also home to Smangaliso Mkhatshwa, the Catholic priest, who was banished from Transkei by the apartheid regime until he later became a member of the first post-apartheid parliament (1994) and then mayor of Tshwane. Other well known anti-apartheid activists were Mpho Walter Molema, Thabo Makola, Tamati Matlala and Steven Makena, who were killed during the 1985-1986 Struggle period, after which a State of Emergency was declared by the apartheid Government under PW Botha.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Soshanguve is home to the Tshwane University of Technology, previously known as Technikon Northern Gauteng (TNG).
  • The second fab lab in South Africa is located in Soshanguve Block TT where it is operated by a self-organized group of unemployed youth known as the Bright Youth Council.[3][4]

Popular culture

Soshanguve is home to some of South Africa's well known artists, including the popular house music group Black Motion, singer, songwriter and producer Brian Themba (born Brian Themba Makiwane) other musicians from Soshanguve include members of the house music group Uhuru, Black Motion and the late DJ Killer.

Night Life[edit]

  • Something Fab
  • Van Tuka
  • Short Left

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Soshanguve". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ [1] Officer injured in Soshanguve riots, SABC news
  3. ^ [2] South African Fab Labs
  4. ^ [3] Nature 442, 862-864 (24 August 2006)]. "Appropriate technology: Make anything, anywhere." (Author visits Soshanguve Fab Lab)
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