Articles by Kimon de Greef

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Immigrant food couriers risk death on South African roads

“When it rains, it’s trouble. Guys are falling all the time.”

Text by Kimon de Greef. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 2 July 2019
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Fisheries department rots from the top

A factional war lays bare a culture of corruption

By Kimon de Greef - 12 November 2018
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Cops killed Hout Bay fisherman, witnesses say

Durick van Blerk has been missing since 11 August

By Kimon de Greef - 27 August 2018
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Cops probed over missing fisherman

Police watchdog opens cases of attempted murder

By Kimon de Greef - 16 August 2018
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Hout Bay protest turns violent after poaching death

Hangberg residents accuse law enforcement of shooting Durick van Blerk

By Kimon de Greef - 12 August 2018
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Will Prasa’s new board get it back on track? An interview with Khanyisile Kweyama

PRASA is in ICU but not the morgue, says new chairperson

By Aidan Jones and Kimon de Greef - 6 June 2018
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Poacher killed in high-speed boat chase

Mortimer Booysen’s body washed up near Pearly Beach

By Kimon de Greef - 31 May 2018
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Want to curb abalone poaching? Treat the cause

Drone video that showed poachers being caught misses the point

By Kimon de Greef - 28 February 2018
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Diving for abalone among the great white sharks

Impoverished Gansbaai residents risk death to supply illicit trade

By Kimon de Greef - 11 October 2017
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Brett Herron explains Cape Town’s big housing policy shift

The way development takes place needs to change if we’re to have a more equitable city, says councillor

By Kimon de Greef - 4 October 2017
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Ona Dubula returns home

Hangberg residents arrange transport: “It’s the least we could do”

By Kimon de Greef - 19 September 2017
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A history of violence: police action in Hout Bay

Fourteen-year-old boy has surgery to remove rubber bullet

By Ashleigh Furlong, Kimon de Greef, Mary-Anne Gontsana and Ashraf Hendricks - 13 September 2017
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Tracking down the teenager shot in the mouth by police

Rubber bullets broke his ribs and smashed his tongue

By Kimon de Greef - 13 September 2017
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Police shoot child in mouth

Hout Bay residents protest against shrinking lobster quotas

By Kimon de Greef - 12 September 2017
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From war in DRC to swimming the open ocean

Young refugee plans swim from Robben Island to raise money for charity

By Kimon de Greef - 11 September 2017
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“Not a good place for an athlete to live”

Promising Masiphumelele runner pins hopes on success, but may burn out too soon

By Kimon de Greef - 12 April 2017