Articles by Ashraf Hendricks

When will the taxi violence end, asks Cape Town commuter desperate to get to work

The government must step in and stop the strike, otherwise we will lose our jobs, says store cashier

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21 July 2021

Part of informal settlement under water for a week

Khayelitsha residents say they need help to clear the water

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19 July 2021

Frustrated Vrygrond residents protest destruction of chicken coop

The community has started to rebuild the structure

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16 July 2021

Video: Surviving 122 days in Groote Schuur ICU with Covid

Winston Spencer Cogill is full of praise for the staff that saved his life

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7 July 2021

Video: Horrific footage of flooded Cape Town shacks

A terrible rainstorm in Cape Town has flooded shacks in Kraaifontein.

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1 July 2021

Kraaifontein shack dwellers flooded out of their homes

City says most flooded areas “are situated on land that is not suitable for habitation”

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1 July 2021

Siqalo residents brave the Cape floods again

Home to about 2,000 people, the informal settlement experiences flooding almost every winter

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30 June 2021

Youth Day sailing programme teaches more than just sailing

Young people from Imizamo Yethu and Hangberg get out on the water

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16 June 2021

How a truck is helping people in rural areas get registered for vaccination

UNICEF is helping people to register on government’s EVDS system

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10 June 2021

Toy Story: How orgasms helped me heal

In this video Makgosi Letimile explains how she used sex toys to help relieve incontinence

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8 June 2021

Video: Relief for care-home residents after being vaccinated

“I want to go to my favourite spot, Bloubergstrand, and just sit and look at the ocean, and look at Table Mountain from there. It’s the most wonderful sight in the world.”

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1 June 2021

The game that keeps young people out of gangs

Kalib Missoe runs an after school dominoes club in Belhar, Cape Town

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28 May 2021

Call for Israeli embassy in Pretoria to be closed

Large Palestinian solidarity march held in Cape Town

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12 May 2021

Video: Sleeping rough to get a grant

People sleep outside a SASSA office through the night hoping they will be served the next day

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11 May 2021

Cape Town township gets a pop-up cinema

25-year-old Buhle Sithela is bringing movies to children in Harare, Khayelitsha

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29 April 2021

Dozens picket outside Parliament against gender-based violence

Concern over loss of momentum since massive protests following Uyinene Mrwetyana’s murder

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25 April 2021