Articles by Ashraf Hendricks

How Ladles of Love makes millions of meals during lockdown

The organisation needs donations to continue coming in

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 July 2020

“GBV is a pandemic. Do something about it!”

Hundreds protest against violence against women at Parliament

By Ashraf Hendricks - 30 June 2020

Teachers want schools closed until Covid-19 “peak” has passed

But MEC for Education says keeping schools closed will hurt the most vulnerable learners

By Ashraf Hendricks - 25 June 2020

Nurses picket over staff shortages at False Bay Hospital

Hospital is “currently experiencing more than double the workload they have seen over the past five years” says health department

By Ashraf Hendricks - 22 June 2020

In photos: Cape Town flooded

The city has been hit by hail, lightning, thunder and heavy rain since Wednesday

By Ashraf Hendricks, Buziwe Nocuze and Lucas Nowicki - 11 June 2020

Flooded shack dwellers occupy dry private land

Residents of Waterfront informal settlement want to move to Philippi Village property

Text by Tariro Washinyira. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 11 June 2020

City of Cape Town takes down tents erected by Observatory resident for homeless

The marquees were set up on City land without its permission

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 June 2020

Covid-19: To get inside SASSA offices you must sleep outside, says grant applicant

People are bringing chairs and tents and staying all night so that they can get their grants

By Ashraf Hendricks and Zoë Postman - 5 June 2020

“We want to love the police, but they don’t want to love or respect us”

Picket held outside Parliament in solidarity with US protests against police brutality

By Ashraf Hendricks - 3 June 2020

Covid-19: Parents protest against schools opening

Some schools in the Western Cape start as the rest of the country expects to return next week

By Ashraf Hendricks - 1 June 2020

Taking care of your mental health during a pandemic

We asked a professional for advice

By Ashraf Hendricks - 28 May 2020

“I slept outside SASSA for two days with my child” says mom desperate for help

The line outside the offices in Long Street has been snaking for days

Photos by Ashraf Hendricks - 21 May 2020

Court orders City of Cape Town to leave Obs occupiers alone

Interim interdict can be challenged on 3 June

By Ashraf Hendricks - 21 May 2020

Arcadia Place: City of Cape Town moves against occupiers

Several fines and one arrest

By Ashraf Hendricks - 20 May 2020
The Woodstock Hospital, now named Cissie Gool House by its occupiers are no longer allowing visitors onto the site due to the Covid-19 virus and lockdown.

Covid-19: Woodstock Hospital occupiers face a new challenge

“We’ve ensured that nobody goes without food”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 8 May 2020
Photo of feeding scheme

Covid-19: How Wolwerivier is coping with lockdown

Children have learnt to stand apart as they wait for their meals

By Ashraf Hendricks - 30 April 2020