Articles by Lilly Wimberly

Thousands march against Israeli “security” measures at al-Aqsa Mosque

“It is undignified and we will not allow that”

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Brief | 26 July 2017

What is government doing about Cape Town’s water crisis?

There are a number of projects underway, but it’s not yet clear if it’s enough

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Feature | 18 July 2017

Metrorail’s smashing relationship with cars

“It will be fixed” says Metrorail – but it’s not clear when

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News | 12 July 2017

Community organisations locked out of Hanover Park civic centres

City says it is part of a process “to regularise the use of community facilities” in the area

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News | 5 July 2017

Gupta-owned company demands R10 million for defamation

Re-Action Consulting’s claims about Optimum were widely known and probably true

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News | 3 July 2017

Homeless people evicted from disused property in Cape Town city centre

Evictees claim they improved the place while their neighbours describe it as a “den of prostitution, crime, and drugs”

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News | 28 June 2017

UWC activists agree on demands but not methods

Exam disruption sets off student backlash

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News | 23 June 2017

“Stop looting our shops” demand immigrants

Asylum seekers take their grievances to Parliament

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Brief | 20 June 2017

Number of police in Western Cape declining

And further cuts to police force nationally are on the way

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Brief | 15 June 2017

Cable theft blamed for Metrorail failure

Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Transport appeals to commuters not to burn trains

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Brief | 13 June 2017

Cape Town gets clinic for sex workers

Facility aims to provide health care to people who are often stigmatised in the state system

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News | 12 June 2017

Dozens of Hout Bay homes severely damaged in Cape storm

Some shacks that were rebuilt after the fires earlier this year blew down

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Photo Essay | 7 June 2017