Articles by Diana Mellow

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“We want a better life, maybe a brick house”

Elderly retrenched farm workers describe their difficulties

By Diana Mellow - 1 December 2016
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Protesters and police clash at Stellenbosch University

Several arrested

By Diana Mellow and Ashraf Hendricks - 10 October 2016
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Inside Pollsmoor’s special Baby Mother Unit

“I wouldn’t mind going back there" - former inmate

By Diana Mellow - 10 October 2016
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Group protests against abuse of the elderly

“Sometimes they are the most lonely people"

By Diana Mellow - 5 October 2016
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District Six: 3,000 ex-residents on land claims waiting list

Five decades after it was declared whites only, Shariefa Davids misses her old neighbourhood

By Diana Mellow - 23 September 2016
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Education department likely to miss school infrastructure deadline

Students denied basic rights, say activists

By Diana Mellow - 15 September 2016

Cape Town community farm residents face eviction

21-year run of local 'eco-village' may be coming to an end soon

By Diana Mellow and David Doochin - 7 September 2016
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Sans Souci schoolgirls protest against alleged racist school policies

They claim they are not allowed to speak isiXhosa during break

By Bernard Chiguvare and Diana Mellow - 1 September 2016