digefas00130 Fashion. Nokybonga Maxhwee, age 20, (right) together with a fellow woman backstage during a Miss Khayelitsha beauty contest on August 12, 2001 in Site C Khayelitsha, a township about 35 kilometers outside Cape Town, South Africa. Acacia was going to be married a few months later but the wedding was postponed because of a dead relative. Khayelitsha is one of the poorest and fastest growing townships in South Africa. People usually come from the rural areas in Eastern Cape province to find work as maids and laborers. Most people don't find work and the unemployment rate is very high, together with lot of violence and a growing HIV-Aids epidemic itÕs a harsh area to live in..©Per-Anders Pettersson/ iAfrika Photos.