Articles for Siphokazi Mnyobe

Plett boy electrocuted at sports stadium

Family of five-year-old Bradlin Jacobs blames Bitou Municipality for not fixing vandalised electrical box

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News | 27 September 2022

Plettenberg Bay community celebrates their African heritage in defiance of xenophobia

“We wanted people to come together and be united. We have had a traumatic past few weeks in Kwanokuthula,” says resident

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Brief | 26 September 2022

“If you want us to bring his head or hand that can be done” - immigrants extorted for protection money

Weekend of calm in Plettenberg Bay after week of violence, but “a solution will not be reached soon”.

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News | 19 September 2022

Immigrants’ homes torched in Plettenberg Bay township

Landlords and community members protest against xenophobic attacks

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News | 15 September 2022

Immigrants forced out of their homes in Plettenberg Bay

They say the police have failed to protect their rights

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News | 13 September 2022

Desperate for housing, they occupied mining land. Now they’re worried their homes will collapse

As more people move to George, the city has an acute housing shortage

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News | 12 September 2022

City intensifies operations against unlicensed amaphela taxis

SANCO intervenes to try and end the unrest and impasse with law enforcement agencies

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News | 6 September 2022

Seven arrested as taxi protest escalates in Cape Town

Nearly a dozen police vehicles, buses and cars have been torched during violent retaliation allegedly by amaphela drivers

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News | 2 September 2022

Prospects and pessimism at jobs roadshow

Bitou municipality and national departments and agencies presented opportunities to young people. Some attendees welcomed it, but others remained doubtful.

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News | 21 August 2022

12 toilets for 3,000 people, so elderly couple use the bushes

600,000 are people waiting for housing opportunities in the Western Cape

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News | 2 August 2022

Paramedics in bid to stop attacks on ambulances

Emergency workers hope child feeding scheme will build better relations

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News | 26 July 2022

Backyarders finish houses abandoned by contractor

But the City of Cape Town says the contractor will be back and the occupiers will be evicted

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News | 21 July 2022

We won’t move, say Driftsands families living on floodplain

About 50 shacks have been moved to a safer site

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News | 19 July 2022

Police commissioner and MEC witness mob justice assault in Khayelitsha

The state officials were visiting the scene of a deadly shooting when they came across a man being beaten by residents

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Brief | 18 July 2022

Cape Town township grannies get tech-savvy

Tablets handed over to gogos in Eerste River on Friday as part of the goGOGOgo project.

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Brief | 18 July 2022

Homeowners clash with shack dwellers over electricity in Mfuleni

The City of Cape Town removed illegal connections on Saturday and restored power after a month-long outage

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Brief | 11 July 2022