In 1948, South Africa the white minority National Party began the process of legal discrimination called Apartheid. There were three main classifications, white, coloured and black. The first ever multi-racial democratic elections in 1994 marked the end of racial segregation. Black Africans were mostly poor and after 50 years of chronic neglect, poorly educated. They lived in the worst parts of the city, in shanty homes, without access to reliable electricity or clean water.
Imagine staring into the African bush [you do stare, waiting, hoping, eyes drying out], the flies irritatingly circle your face, your sweat stings the corners of your eyes. You hear a twig crackle under an unseen animal. You are hoping for an elephant or even maybe a lion or leopard ... but it's only a giraffe. On game safari’s, there is a sort of hierarchy of animals, like the children’s card game “Top Trumps”, there is the “Big Five” and then there is the rest. The big f