Articles by Madison Yauger

Extinction Rebellion urges Environment Minister to declare climate emergency

“This is the time for you to act”, Creecy told


5 December 2019

Metropolitan cites obscure rule to withhold full amount of interest from Durbanville man

Company denies claim but offers to pay half as “goodwill gesture”


2 December 2019

Decision on disputed Sea Point property expected in 2020

“The applicants’ rights and the state’s obligations are two sides of the same coin”


29 November 2019

Phyllis Jowell Jewish Day School promises some affordable housing on Tafelberg site

But social housing won’t work, says school’s advocate


28 November 2019

Judges question province’s argument in Tafelberg case

No social housing has been built in the inner city, says judge


27 November 2019

UNHCR refugee protest stems from failures at Home Affairs

Long delays, inefficiencies and obstructionism causes frustration and anger among asylum seekers

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27 November 2019

Province defends its actions on Tafelberg sale

“We can only give more to housing at a cost to education”


26 November 2019

Taxi association “bans” e-hailing services in Khayelitsha

Government says taxi operators cannot take the law into their own hands


26 November 2019

Court case on future of Sea Point property begins

Western Cape government wants Tafelberg to be sold to a private school, while housing activists want it to be used for affordable housing


25 November 2019

Land activists march through Sea Point ahead of court case

Tafelberg property to be sold to a private school developer, but Reclaim the City want it for affordable housing


22 November 2019

High Court orders PRASA to create safety plan for railway security

Safety of railway commuters put at risk by PRASA terminating contracts


19 November 2019

Greenmarket Square traders ask government to address refugee situation

Some traders on the square have closed up shop because their business has been disrupted


15 November 2019

Makhanda High Court orders MEC to improve sanitation in school

Judgment follows six years of petitioning Department of Education for new toilets


13 November 2019

Uber owner claims extortion by taxi drivers - in the police station

Cape Town might soon witness an e-hailing war, says association


12 November 2019

Extinction Rebellion calls Africa Oil Week delegates “climate criminals”

Activists are demanding that government declare a “climate and ecological emergency”


8 November 2019