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lstoale30014 Township. An overview of Alexandra squatter camp on March 3, 2001 north of Johannesburg, South Africa..Alexandra is one of the poorest townships in South Africa, where poverty, violence, unemployment and a growing HIV/Aids epidemic is keeping the people from leaving he poverty trap. Thousands of illegal squatters were evicted and their shacks and belongings were destroyed by the Johannesburg local government in February-2000..Photo: Per-Anders Pettersson/ iAfrika Photos