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soshanguve funeral
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Tribute to RBM - Soshanguve
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::2013/09/16::
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TUT Soshanguve. Done
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::2014/08/28::
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House blendz 2 cd launch @ Short left(Soshanguve)
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::2012/06/07::
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TUT-TCE SOSHANGUVE TWERKER
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::2013/09/03::
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Soshanguve Talent
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::2013/08/30::
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pasma tut soshanguve
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::2014/01/21::
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TUT TELEVISION NEWS: Soshanguve roads have become nothing less of a death trap
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::2013/03/01::
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Gusheshe 325i RBM @Soshanguve Spin Kingz Spin City.mp4
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::2012/08/31::
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Saint Charles Lwanga Soshanguve
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::2014/06/11::
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Uhuru "Back2Kasi" live @ PureBliss Soshanguve
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::2013/12/13::
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PASMA AT SOSHANGUVE 2013
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::2013/08/31::
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MR Comic  Freestyle at TUT soshanguve campus....hottest M"c
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::2012/05/09::
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TRD soshanguve
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::2013/01/21::
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Soshanguve Black Tycoons - Siyaya
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::2013/08/25::
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TUT Soshanguve South students on Strike on Valentines Day 2013
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::2013/02/14::
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Soshanguve Spinning Palace 4
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::2011/01/20::
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Sayicology - Munghana Lonene Fm @Soshanguve 48 years birthday celebrations 2013
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Prince Rhangani & Benny Mayengani - Munghana Lonene Fm @Soshanguve 48 years birthday
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Soshanguve Spin Kings - Road Show
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::2012/10/18::
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Father Masango St Johns Soshanguve
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::2014/07/17::
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dilo tsa Soshanguve
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::2011/12/17::
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Soshanguve Spinning Palace 6
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S.C.O Soshanguve Cultural Day 2013
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::2013/09/24::
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Sunesh @ Soshanguve Spinning Palace
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325i, Soshanguve Spin City Invasion Spartan Crew.mp4
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::2012/03/09::
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Biker Boys making their entrance @ Soshanguve Spinning Palace.
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::2012/11/05::
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Soshanguve Miracle Crusade Highlights July 2013
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::2013/07/29::
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Soshanguve Spin Palace
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::2012/12/19::
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Archbishop Zondo Soshanguve Community Radio  FM Interview
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::2014/01/12::
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Bible Meditation - Soshanguve 2013
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The Soshanguve Spin Kings Road Show.AVI
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Full video: Munghana Lonene Fm @Soshanguve 48 years birthday celebrations 2013
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Letang Tlome Performing in Soshanguve block H
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Soshanguve Spinning Palace 5
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Pretoria Military Rugby Club beats Soshanguve
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Pretoria zoo picnic (SCO TUT Soshanguve)
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::2013/09/24::
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JCP 2014 Group 380 Soshanguve Secondary School
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TUT TV NEWS - Soshanguve strike over service delivery
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President Jacob Zuma addresses NCOP in Soshanguve
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NATESA T.U.T SOSHANGUVE CAMPUS
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325i Soshanguve Spin City.mp4
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Soshanguve Revival Baptist Church Youth Conference 2014 (Entertainment)
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Balatedi ba Morena Gospel Choir @ Soshanguve on the 03rd of March 2013
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Jacob Zuma visits Soshanguve and Mabopane
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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 groups Black Motion and Uhuru, singer, songwriter and producer Brian Themba (born Brian Themba Makiwane) other musicians from Soshanguve include members of the house music group Uhuru, Black Motion, DJ Corry Da Groove and the late DJ Killer. Even faces of some well-known Tv News Presenters have stayed in Soshanguve at some stage they include Lucas Kgaphola who started his career at Soshanguve Community Radio as well as Eazy Matjila who has a house in Block AA

Night Life[edit]

  • Something Fab
  • Van Tuka
  • Short Left
  • Gentle Breeze
  • Pure Bliss

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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