Top 5 most notorious slums in Africa

Mark Babatunde May 22, 2018 at 06:27am

May 22, 2018 at 06:27 am | Uncategorized

Mark Babatunde

Mark Babatunde

May 22, 2018 at 06:27 am | Uncategorized

Khayeltisha, South Africa

Photo Credit: beyond our borders

Photo credit: Beyond our borders

With Khayeltisha’s population at around 400,000, it has more than 100,000 informal dwellings or shacks. It is easily one of the most deprived areas in South Africa, with an average income of about $1,872 against a national average of $3,743. Most of the inhabitants are migrants and casual workers.  The town was established in the 1980s just before the fall of the Apartheid system.

 

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