Articles by Sandisiwe Shoba

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South Africans come out in support of #ClimateStrike

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

By Sandisiwe Shoba, Zoë Postman, Thamsanqa Mbovane and Masixole Feni - 20 September 2019
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Children protest against gang violence after learners killed in Elsie’s River

“We are fed up! Enough is enough!”

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 20 September 2019
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Fire rips through Joe Slovo settlement, destroying 50 houses

IDs, textbooks, school uniforms destroyed

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 18 September 2019
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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

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 17 September 2019
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Housing activists take City of Cape Town to court

Activists want new developments in city centre to include affordable housing

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 14 September 2019
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Train driver pays the price for Metrorail inefficiency

Woman driver injured when commuters stoned her cabin

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 12 September 2019
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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”

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 11 September 2019
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“Too poor to be treated”: Gugulethu residents demand better healthcare

Residents march to clinics and police station

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 5 September 2019
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Anger at UCT vice-chancellor over campus safety

Students say the university is not doing enough to protect them

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 3 September 2019
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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

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 5 November 2018