Articles by Lucas Nowicki

Covid-19: Police arrest shopkeeper for trading without a permit

Shop was selling food and is exempt under disaster regulations


31 March 2020

Covid-19: Homeless people in Muizenberg are afraid and anxious

“No one has talked to us about the virus. We don’t know what it can do to us. All we know is that you must wash your hands.”


27 March 2020

In photos: Day one of lockdown

Soldiers and police patrol streets asking residents to stay at home

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27 March 2020

Covid-19: Makhanda residents and Red Cross concerned over water scarcity

Makana municipality says it does not have enough water to stop cuts


19 March 2020

Makana mayor and Municipal Manager face six months in prison

Mphalwa and Mene given 30 days to “fix” Makhanda landfill site


5 March 2020

No end to water rationing in Makhanda

Water crisis could have been avoided, says residents’ association


2 March 2020

Metrorail’s skorokoro trains

Cape Town’s trains are hard to love


7 February 2020

University shutdown threatened

Building burnt at UKZN as protests against student debt escalate


30 January 2020

Greenmarket Square refugees reject City of Cape Town’s offer of reintegration

Cape High Court expected to rule tomorrow on whether City can enforce by-laws


27 January 2020

R1 billion to be spent on Cape Town’s broken Central Line, promises PRASA

But line still won’t be fully open until 2021


23 January 2020

Makana Municipality to appeal against judgment

Mayor says the municipality has improved and wants judgment dissolving it overturned


22 January 2020

Experts lukewarm on exams in isiXhosa and Sesotho

Support for policy but concerns with implementation


20 January 2020

Lawyers dump PRASA after failure to pay R19 million

This means the agency has no lawyers in disputes, some of them imminent, involving billions of rands


16 January 2020

Court orders dissolution of Makana municipality

Provincial government must place municipality under administration


14 January 2020

Diary of a Metrorail kid

The daily gamble with commuters’ time


14 January 2020