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soshanguve funeral
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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
TUT-TCE SOSHANGUVE TWERKER
::2013/09/03::
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pasma tut soshanguve
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::2014/01/21::
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Tribute to RBM - Soshanguve
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::2013/09/16::
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Gusheshe 325i RBM @Soshanguve Spin Kingz Spin City.mp4
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::2012/08/31::
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Soshanguve Talent
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::2013/08/30::
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Soshanguve Spin Kings - Road Show
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::2012/10/18::
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Uhuru "Back2Kasi" live @ PureBliss Soshanguve
Uhuru "Back2Kasi" live @ PureBliss Soshanguve
::2013/12/13::
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Prince Rhangani & Benny Mayengani - Munghana Lonene Fm @Soshanguve 48 years birthday
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::2013/02/14::
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dilo tsa Soshanguve
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::2011/12/17::
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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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Soshanguve Black Tycoons - Siyaya
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::2013/08/25::
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Saint Charles Lwanga Soshanguve
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::2014/06/11::
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PASMA AT SOSHANGUVE 2013
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::2013/08/31::
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Wedding in Soshanguve
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::2007/07/11::
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President Jacob Zuma addresses NCOP in Soshanguve
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::2013/11/04::
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Full video: Munghana Lonene Fm @Soshanguve 48 years birthday celebrations 2013
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::2013/02/14::
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Mr and   Miss TUT RES. 2013 winners (soshanguve campus)
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::2013/08/15::
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Soshanguve TUT aerobics by Ayanda Nkosi
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::2013/09/03::
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RDP HOUSES ON SALE IN SOSHANGUVE
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::2014/07/09::
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Jacob Zuma visits Soshanguve and Mabopane
Jacob Zuma visits Soshanguve and Mabopane
::2014/03/07::
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TUT TELEVISION NEWS: Soshanguve roads have become nothing less of a death trap
TUT TELEVISION NEWS: Soshanguve roads have become nothing less of a death trap
::2013/03/01::
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Journexpress, Jaiva Majaivane campaign held at the Tshwane University Soshanguve South Campus
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::2012/05/24::
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S.C.O Soshanguve Cultural Day 2013
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::2013/09/24::
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Sanqa
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::2009/12/17::
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Vacant Land For Sale in Soshanguve, South Africa for ZAR 60,000,000.
Vacant Land For Sale in Soshanguve, South Africa for ZAR 60,000,000.
::2013/12/21::
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UGFL 2012_ Tuks vs TUT Soshanguve.avi
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::2012/05/01::
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Policing in Soshanguve
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::2013/10/29::
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Soshanguve Spinning Palace 6
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::2011/01/20::
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Dj buddy K of De
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::2014/01/17::
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2 bedroom house for sale in Soshanguve - T28074 - Private Property
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Brand South Africa at TUT Soshanguve
Brand South Africa at TUT Soshanguve
::2011/11/07::
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5 Bedroom House For Sale in Soshanguve, South Africa for ZAR 1,200,000.
5 Bedroom House For Sale in Soshanguve, South Africa for ZAR 1,200,000.
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Soshanguve Spinning Palace 4
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::2011/01/20::
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3 Bedroom House For Sale in Soshanguve, South Africa for ZAR 450,000.
3 Bedroom House For Sale in Soshanguve, South Africa for ZAR 450,000.
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Archbishop Zondo Soshanguve Community Radio  FM Interview
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Soshanguve
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3 Bedroom House For Sale in Soshanguve - East, Soshanguve 0152, South Africa for ZAR 410,000
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Black Motion Live at TUT Soshanguve South Campus
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Stars of Tomorrow - Hilfsprojekt in Soshanguve, Südafrika
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Kyukushin Karate training session 2013 April 2nd 022 ( Soshanguve- Falala)
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3 bedroom house for sale in Soshanguve - T22285 - Private Property
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2.0 Bedroom House For Sale in Soshanguve, Pretoria, South Africa for ZAR R 329 000
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Soshanguve Miracle Crusade Highlights July 2013
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325i, Soshanguve Spin City Invasion Spartan Crew.mp4
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TUT TELEVISION NEWS: SAB SOCCER LEAGUE GETS UNDERWAY IN SOSHANGUVE
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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.

Night Life[edit]

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

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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