Articles by Ashraf Hendricks

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Police officers march to Parliament

Protesters say they have been overlooked for promotions

By Ashraf Hendricks - 19 March 2019
Grade 11 pupil Zenile Ngcame of Masiphumelele High School, raises her fist during a protest for climate change outside Parliament in Cape Town.

South African youths march for action against climate change

#ClimateStrike protests held across the world

By Ashraf Hendricks, Zoë Postman and Musa Binda - 15 March 2019
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New Sea Point skyscraper to include affordable housing

Planning tribunal approves new apartment block

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 March 2019
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We’re afraid to leave our homes, Lavender Hill residents tell police minister

Bheki Cele did a walkabout of Lavender Hill on Friday

By Ashraf Hendricks - 8 March 2019
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It’s “war” on the Cape Flats

“We are living in fear” says Lentegeur Community Policing Forum chair

By Ashraf Hendricks - 27 February 2019
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PRASA says rail enforcement units are succeeding

Capetonians spend more time in traffic because people have stopped using Metrorail, says city councillor

By Ashraf Hendricks - 14 February 2019
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Upgrade Parkwood school, demand parents

“We’re trying to upgrade our children because this is what we never had”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 6 February 2019

Sex workers campaign for law to be changed

“It’s like any other type of work”

By Ashraf Hendricks and GroundUp Staff - 4 February 2019
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Khayelitsha clinic saves lives of our best friends

Mdzananda Animal Clinic treats nearly 700 animals a month

Text by Kim Reynolds. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 1 February 2019
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Is Zandvliet poisoning Capetonians?

A nearby community is convinced it is, but test results are inconclusive

Text by Daneel Knoetze. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 1 February 2019
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Kumba Iron Ore demolishes Dingleton hostel

Residents losing long battle to stay in abandoned town

By Ashraf Hendricks - 16 January 2019
Juanita Booyse and her husband Manie break down in tears outside their destroyed hoe in Bettysbay

Dozens of homes destroyed in Overstrand fire

Betty’s Bay bears the brunt of blaze, which is now under control

By Ashraf Hendricks - 12 January 2019

“Overcrowded” Bishop Lavis school to get more teachers

Activists say they will continue protests at other schools in the area

By Ashraf Hendricks - 11 January 2019
For their Christmas party, The Service Dining Rooms plan to feed at least 400 people in need.

Serving hungry people for over 80 years

The Service Dining Rooms provides over 3,500 meals a week

By Ashraf Hendricks - 18 December 2018
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Award-winning children’s book author Dianne Case stabbed 14 times

Protesters at bail hearing hold up 16 days of activism placards

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 December 2018
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Bridgetown man makes robots from scrap

I’ve always been good with my hands, says “Robot Man”

Text by Mary-Anne Gontsana. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 23 November 2018