Articles by Drew Wayland

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75-year-old SHAWCO to cut back activity after funding cuts

But medical projects will continue

By Drew Wayland - 11 November 2019
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Public protector taken to court over PRASA corruption report

Activist group #UniteBehind accuses advocate Mkhwebane of ignoring state capture evidence

By Drew Wayland - 5 November 2019
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Pharmacists asked to pledge support for NHI

South African Pharmacy Council sent unorthodox message

By Drew Wayland - 16 October 2019
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SA has no reliable data on subsidised housing, says report

Centre for Affordable Housing Finance points to holes in data collection process

By Drew Wayland - 11 October 2019
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JSC dismisses complaint by Judge Makhubele against Judge Tuchten

Ruling vindicates Tuchten’s judgment that raised serious questions about Makhubele’s conduct at PRASA

By Drew Wayland - 9 October 2019
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City of Cape Town refuses to respond to activist prank

Organisers of Monday’s zombie rally sent out a spoof press release that claimed the City had agreed to their demands

By Drew Wayland and Nathan Geffen - 3 October 2019
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Cape Town tennis academy is changing lives - and making champions

“People were hesitant to fund something like kids playing tennis when there might be so many other pressing problems in South Africa”

By Drew Wayland - 30 September 2019
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Women-only train carriage proposal derailed

PRASA appears to have abandoned plan to set aside carriages for women and children

By Drew Wayland and Mary-Anne Gontsana - 20 September 2019
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Protesters disrupt auction of evicted family’s house

Auctioneer says City of Cape Town “jumped through hoops” for evictees

By Drew Wayland - 17 September 2019
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80-year-old Woodstock man evicted from his home of 43 years

Family spends night on the street

By Drew Wayland - 17 September 2019
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Call for more churches to become places of refuge

Methodists hold silent protest against gender based violence

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Drew Wayland - 13 September 2019
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“Proper shelter can change a person completely”

The City of Cape Town has relocated people to the Pickwick site close to the city centre. And it’s working.

By Drew Wayland - 6 September 2019
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#AmINextProtest: Ramaphosa promises action to a sceptical crowd

Protesters refuse to sing the national anthem

By Ashraf Hendricks, Velani Ludidi and Drew Wayland - 5 September 2019
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SA men must do their share in the home, says Oxfam

In Africa, the gap between time spent by men and women is bigger only in Malawi

By Drew Wayland - 3 September 2019