Articles by Ashraf Hendricks

Video: Fire destroys Cape Town landmarks

Jagger library, which contains thousands of precious artworks, archives and books, has been reduced to rubble

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19 April 2021

In photos: the grim aftermath of Cape Town’s fire

Flames destroy buildings, monuments and precious archives

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19 April 2021

Queer community demands justice for gay man murdered in the Eastern Cape

The group marched to Parliament on Friday calling for the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill to be fast tracked

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17 April 2021

Magdalene Minnaar’s baking classes are a hit in Wolwerivier

Here, once a month, the scent of milktarts, cupcakes, or doughnuts can be discovered

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31 March 2021

From sounds to hounds: How an opera singer started a dog-washing business in Khayelitsha

Masakhane Sotayisi doesn’t just clean your dog: he moisturises it too!

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23 March 2021

Video: This comic was inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic

Artists from India, the UK and South Africa have worked together to create a science fiction story with a message for young people

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18 March 2021

UCT students start occupation to protest financial exclusion

The university says there are over 1,600 students with debt, amounting to R88 million

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12 March 2021

Wolwerivier five years on: “We’re as desperate as the day we moved in”

It’s frustrating how little has changed in this “incremental development area”, say residents

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1 March 2021

No water, no sanitation, no electricity, but for these families this is “Paradise”

Small Kommetjie community hoped to be left alone, but housing development planned on land

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17 February 2021

Dog walker “finds joy” with furry pets amid lockdown blues

One dog walker says he often walks about 25 dogs per day

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22 January 2021

Premier Winde calls on President Ramaphosa to intervene in SASSA crisis

This comes after police opened a water cannon on people queueing for grants in Bellville

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15 January 2021

Covid-19: Long tightly packed queues outside labour department

People battling with online applications have flocked to local centres, causing overcrowding

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14 January 2021

Adopt a Pet shelter in Philippi to close after 17 years

Death of founder and funder spells closure for well-known shelter

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13 January 2021

Barrydale musicians’ bittersweet success

First album is out, but their teacher is not there to see it launched

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15 December 2020

Solar-powered computer lab opens up new opportunities for students

Lab set up in a container in Barrydale

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15 December 2020