Articles by James Stent

New HIV prevention injection shown to be very effective

“Cabotegravir dosed every two months can successfully reduce HIV acquisition in at-risk MSM and transgender women”

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18 May 2020

Strandfontein closes but concern after former resident tests positive for Covid-19

Woman tests positive after leaving City camp for homeless residents

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14 May 2020

New policies clarify who must pay for Covid-19 tests

Some hospitals expect patients coming in for surgery or dialysis to pay for their own tests

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14 May 2020

Covid-19: Medical schemes provide little aid for cash-strapped members

If you have lost your income due to the lockdown, your options are limited

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7 May 2020

Covid-19: City of Cape Town rebuffs SAMWU claims of 9 officers testing positive

Two officers who tested positive had no contact with homeless people at Strandfontein camp

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2 May 2020

Covid-19 concerns at homeless camp after officers test positive

Up to a week after being tested, dozens of people staying at the City of Cape Town’s Strandontein camp don’t have their results

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1 May 2020

Covid-19: Strandfontein site for homeless to be closed, says councillor

Email reveals plan to close it on Thursday

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29 April 2020

Covid-19: Homeless immigrants say they were rounded up by officials, driven around and dumped

City of Cape Town says homeless people were consulted, but they deny this

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20 April 2020

Shack dwellers win court victory against City of Cape Town

Empolweni residents whose shacks were demolished during the lockdown can return to the land and rebuild

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17 April 2020

Covid-19: Global experts suggest plan for informal settlements

Basic income, food support, and an evictions freeze

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17 April 2020

Covid-19: Cape Town’s homeless camp: some answers, more questions

City aims to keep 2,000 people at Strandfontein site

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10 April 2020

Covid-19: Doctors released from isolation in Limpopo TB hospital

This follows widespread criticism of MEC Phophi Ramathuba

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9 April 2020

Covid-19: City of Cape Town and national government bicker over housing of refugees

City claims Bellville site is not compliant with anti-virus regulations

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8 April 2020

Covid-19: Police use rubber bullets to stop homeless people leaving camp

Street people claim they are not being fed and they were deceived about conditions

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7 April 2020

After the storm: protesting refugees settle in to marquee life

No city, province, or national officials at site

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3 April 2020

Police end five-month long occupation of Cape Town church

Protesting refugees moved to Bellville site

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2 April 2020