Articles for Ashraf Hendricks

Climate protesters cover themselves in fake blood and oil

Extinction Rebellion holds demonstration at Africa Oil Week


News | 4 October 2022

Here’s why Cape Town is clearing invasive plants

The project is expected to save billions of litres of water a year

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News | 26 September 2022

Hundreds march to Parliament, calling for action against climate change

This Heritage Day event was part of global protests against climate change


Brief | 24 September 2022

This is Cape Town’s best run train

Activists protest at Mini Blue Train to highlight PRASA’s failures


Brief | 20 September 2022

“Ubuntu is alive” and it sounds like marimbas

Annual Marimba Jam Festival in Cape Town brings youth together


Brief | 13 September 2022

New library brings hope to Wolwerivier

Families in the tin settlement 30km from Cape Town have access to books at last


News | 8 September 2022

Taxi drivers burn streets of Hout Bay

Amaphela are demanding that the City compensate them for loss of income since MyCiTi started operating

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News | 5 September 2022

Mobile showers for homeless people: “mother of water” bus launched

“I just cried underneath the water,” says homeless woman after first hot shower in ages


News | 26 August 2022

Arson threatens fledgling bee business

Police didn’t take Vuyo Myoli’s complaint seriously, he says


Brief | 12 August 2022

When a car is your only home

People living in their cars face fines of R300 to R500


News | 12 August 2022

Activists launch #PatrickMustFall campaign

Dozens of women from the Cape Flats protested in Constantia on Monday


Brief | 9 August 2022

Gugulethu’s sweetest business

Vuyo Myoli set himself up as a beekeeper in the Cape Town township


News | 29 July 2022

We’re not alone: Cape Mental Health members share their experiences

“People need to know that things like this can happen to anybody”


News | 25 July 2022

Developer strikes landmark deal with families occupying Kommetjie land

Eviction case withdrawn from High Court

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Photo Essay | 7 July 2022

Video: How an organisation is giving Cape Flats children balls not guns

On average three children are killed in South Africa every day, according to UNICEF South Africa.

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Video | 23 June 2022

In photos: Cape of floods

City residents battle cold and rain as a heavy storm hits Cape Town

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Photo Essay | 14 June 2022