Articles by Sandisiwe Shoba

South Africans come out in support of #ClimateStrike

“You’ll die of old age. I’ll die of climate change”

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20 September 2019

Fire rips through Joe Slovo settlement, destroying 50 houses

IDs, textbooks, school uniforms destroyed


18 September 2019

Bonteheuwel women fight auction of their garden

Residents say they weren’t consulted about the sale, while city councillor encourages them to bid for the property


17 September 2019

Housing activists take City of Cape Town to court

Activists want new developments in city centre to include affordable housing


14 September 2019

Train driver pays the price for Metrorail inefficiency

Woman driver injured when commuters stoned her cabin


12 September 2019

Cape Town Master’s Office in disarray

“There are fifteen offices nationwide. If three of them are functioning normally at any given time, that’s a miracle”


11 September 2019

“Too poor to be treated”: Gugulethu residents demand better healthcare

Residents march to clinics and police station


5 September 2019

Anger at UCT vice-chancellor over campus safety

Students say the university is not doing enough to protect them


3 September 2019

What HHP has taught us about mental health in the black community

Depression has for a long time been referred to as a “white disease” even though close to one in six South Africans suffer from depression or anxiety


5 November 2018