Articles by Saam Niami Jalinous

Photo of protestors

Khayelitsha child care principals ask for fee increase

40 principals dressed in black protested outside the Department of Social Development

By Kelly Vinett and Saam Niami Jalinous - 30 November 2018
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Police minister declares anti gang unit a success in its first month

Community members of Cape Flats praise police but complain about a lack of cooperation

By Saam Niami Jalinous - 29 November 2018
Over 1000 residents protest along Southern Bypass Street in Vredenburg.

Vredenburg closed off as protesters demand better living conditions

Shops shut and roads blocked

By Ashraf Hendricks, Kelly Vinett and Saam Niami Jalinous - 15 November 2018
Photo of children defecating in field

Equal Education calls on Ramaphosa to get involved in fixing schools

This follows decision by Concourt not to hear education department’s appeal against norms and standards judgment

By Saam Niami Jalinous - 12 November 2018
Photo of Mandela voting

Photographer demands his photo of Mandela back from UCT

Paul Weinberg is furious that his famous photo of Mandela voting has been linked to institutional racism

By Saam Niami Jalinous - 7 November 2018
Photo of President Ramaphosa speaking to a Hanover Park resident

Ramaphosa announces gang task force for Hanover Park

“We must give jobs to the gangsters. It’s not all about the violence” retorts resident

By Saam Niami Jalinous - 2 November 2018
Google satellite image of Heineken brewery

Heineken strike leaders fear dismissal

Brewery workers want better conditions and to be insourced

By Zoë Postman and Saam Niami Jalinous - 1 November 2018
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Rape trials are long, expensive and difficult

Frequent postponements are frustrating and emotionally draining for both the accused and accuser

By Kelly Vinett and Saam Niami Jalinous - 31 October 2018
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Police and MPs blame immigrants, unemployment, gangs, and each other for crime

Much grandstanding, little substance in Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Police hearing

By Saam Niami Jalinous and Kim Reynolds - 30 October 2018