Articles by Madison Yauger

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Extinction Rebellion urges Environment Minister to declare climate emergency

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

By Madison Yauger - 5 December 2019
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Metropolitan cites obscure rule to withhold full amount of interest from Durbanville man

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

By Madison Yauger - 2 December 2019
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Decision on disputed Sea Point property expected in 2020

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

By Madison Yauger - 29 November 2019
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Phyllis Jowell Jewish Day School promises some affordable housing on Tafelberg site

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

By Madison Yauger - 28 November 2019
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Judges question province’s argument in Tafelberg case

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

By Madison Yauger - 27 November 2019
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UNHCR refugee protest stems from failures at Home Affairs

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

By Madison Yauger and Karabo Mafolo - 27 November 2019
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Province defends its actions on Tafelberg sale

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

By Madison Yauger - 26 November 2019
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Taxi association “bans” e-hailing services in Khayelitsha

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

By Madison Yauger - 26 November 2019
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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

By Madison Yauger - 25 November 2019
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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

By Madison Yauger - 22 November 2019
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High Court orders PRASA to create safety plan for railway security

Safety of railway commuters put at risk by PRASA terminating contracts

By Madison Yauger - 19 November 2019
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Greenmarket Square traders ask government to address refugee situation

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

By Madison Yauger - 15 November 2019
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Refugees physically attack archbishop and Chris Nissen in Methodist church

Leadership justifies violence

By Karabo Mafolo and Madison Yauger - 15 November 2019
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Makhanda High Court orders MEC to improve sanitation in school

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

By Madison Yauger - 13 November 2019
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Uber owner claims extortion by taxi drivers - in the police station

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

By Madison Yauger - 12 November 2019
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Extinction Rebellion calls Africa Oil Week delegates “climate criminals”

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

By Madison Yauger - 8 November 2019