Articles by Madison Yauger

Refugee leaders refuse help from civil society organisations

Chances of resettlement are dismal, but leaders of group staying at church in centre of Cape Town persist with demand


7 November 2019

Climate change plagues Western Cape agriculture

Farmers in Oudtshoorn estimate the drought has lost them billions of rands


6 November 2019

Extinction Rebellion targets Africa Oil Week conference

Climate activists in hazmat suits mopped up “blood” in protest over fossil fuels


5 November 2019

Douglasdale police accused of negligence by woman who was assaulted by her husband

Eight days in hospital but police “didn’t show concern”


1 November 2019

Refugees in limbo after eviction at UNHCR

Asylum seekers find refuge at the Central Methodist Church

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1 November 2019

Marikana protesters bring grievances to Western Cape Premier’s front gate

Informal settlement residents want better security


31 October 2019

Chaos in Cape Town as refugees evicted from city centre protest

Court order against protesters outside UN High Commissioner for Refugees

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30 October 2019

“Our blood does not want to be spilled in the land of South Africa”

Refugees respond to UNHCR media statements

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26 October 2019

“When we hear our neighbours screaming, we have an obligation”

Forum hears recommendations to fight gender-based violence

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23 October 2019

Dan Plato addresses refugees camped outside the UNHCR

Over 200 people are sleeping rough in a protest that has no end in sight

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18 October 2019

Philippi land to be sold is not useful for farming, court told

Judgment reserved in Philippi Horticultural Area case


17 October 2019

Philippi farmers challenge City on development of agricultural land

Plan to rezone part of Philippi Horticultural Area in court


16 October 2019

One in seven plants and animals in SA threatened with extinction, new report shows

Alien vegetation has a “severe impact” on biodiversity says SANBI


8 October 2019

New social grant system hurts the elderly, study finds

Long queues, no toilets: the closure of the old paypoints leaves pensioners in the lurch


4 October 2019

Satire and the City: Zombies and a dead president protest in Cape Town

Housing activists compare City’s housing policies to apartheid era

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30 September 2019