Articles by Ashraf Hendricks

Young gardeners are building a fynbos corridor across the Cape Flats

Greenpop’s project aims to “bring Kirstenbosch” to schools

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22 November 2021

E-hailing drivers march through Cape Town

They are demanding that companies like Uber reduce fees

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12 November 2021

How horses give hope to Atlantis youth

Horse Pals rescues horses — and people

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11 November 2021

Cape Town home owners, fed up with City’s lack of action, pay to house homeless

Residents of houses on the border of Van Riebeeck Park made a plan to cover the cost of accomodating the people living in the park - for now

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14 October 2021

Where there’s a wool there’s a way: Dolly the sheep bleats the odds

Meet Dolly, the sheep with a prosthetic leg, and her friends.

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30 September 2021

Hundreds demand action against climate change outside Parliament

Call for an end to the use of fossil fuel for electricity production by 2035

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24 September 2021

Victims of Cape forced removals hold Heritage Day commemorative walk

“It was a happy place to be but unfortunately the Group Areas Act caused a lot of problems”

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24 September 2021

Sex Workers Pride celebrated with vaccinations and calls for decriminalisation

Western Cape MEC for Health Nomafrench Mbombo says criminalisation of sex work makes access to health services more difficult

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14 September 2021

How musicians are helping health workers cope with Covid

The Covid-19 pandemic has exhausted health workers. To boost morale, musicians Graham Alexander and Colin September are performing in the hallways of hospitals.

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13 September 2021

Children’s book aims to give learners hope during the Covid-19 pandemic

More than 25,000 learners on the Cape Flats participate in the launch of Yola and the Trusted Crown for International Literacy Day

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8 September 2021

Slain UCT student remembered

Memorial held at Cape Town post office for Uyinene Mrwetyana who was raped and murdered two years ago

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25 August 2021

Public service workers protest over wages outside Western Cape legislature

Unions hope Constitutional Court will force government to stick to 2018 wage agreement

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24 August 2021

Teaching tomorrow’s ballet stars in Gugulethu

The Move for Two dance school has classes three times a week in a classroom at Bonga Primary school

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24 August 2021

Homeless man creates unique lampshades from recycled material

Ziggy Goredema lost his job and home at the start of lockdown and began making and selling the hanging lampshades

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17 August 2021

Today’s heroes: the “ordinary” women who hold South Africa together

We interviewed five South African women who have overcome adversity to support their families.

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9 August 2021