Meet the ‘amazing’ woman behind the cleanup bid

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Meet the ‘amazing’ woman behind the cleanup bid

A young woman from Crown Mines has been hailed by thousands on social media. This is why

Senior journalist

As traumatised South Africans hunker down during the third wave of Covid-19 while looting and destruction continue around the country, one person who has chosen not to be overwhelmed is Emelda Masango.

The 25-year-old lives in Johannesburg’s Crown Mines and works in retail as a receptionist. Her company shut down at the weekend in the hope of not being looted and staff were told to stay at home.

“I was feeling so sad about all the things going on around me and wanted to do something to help to make things better,” she said...

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