Articles by Aisha Abdool Karim

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Learners march through Cape Town, demanding safer schools

Call for Western Cape Education Department to create safety committees

By Aisha Abdool Karim and Ashraf Hendricks - 26 October 2019
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City approves R14-billion Foreshore development despite objections

Housing activists disappointed by lack of affordable housing in proposal

By Aisha Abdool Karim - 25 October 2019
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“When we hear our neighbours screaming, we have an obligation”

Forum hears recommendations to fight gender-based violence

By Aisha Abdool Karim and Madison Yauger - 23 October 2019
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Occupations are the tool to hold government to account, say housing activists

Reclaim The City holds AGM

By Aisha Abdool Karim - 21 October 2019
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Occupiers of old age home march to Civic Centre, demand housing

“We need low-cost houses in the CBD … We can’t be going from shack to shack, from stone to stone”

By Aisha Abdool Karim - 15 October 2019
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Gordon’s Bay mosque approved after five-year wait

Objectors say further action may follow

By Aisha Abdool Karim - 14 October 2019
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Occupiers of old age home try to raise funds to get to Supreme Court

Evicted residents sleeping outside waiting for alternative accommodation

By Aisha Abdool Karim - 8 October 2019
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Uber drivers say they’re being harassed by minibus taxis

Taxi association condemns violence

By Aisha Abdool Karim - 2 October 2019