Brief

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Women from shelters picket as Ramaphosa speaks

Movement calls for more funding for shelters for survivors of abuse

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 18 September 2019
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Fire rips through Joe Slovo settlement, destroying 50 houses

IDs, textbooks, school uniforms destroyed

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 18 September 2019
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Protesters disrupt auction of evicted family’s house

Auctioneer says City of Cape Town “jumped through hoops” for evictees

By Drew Wayland - 17 September 2019
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Silent march against violence at the University of Johannesburg

Marchers demand better security for students

By Gaby Ndongo - 17 September 2019
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80-year-old Woodstock man evicted from his home of 43 years

Family spends night on the street

By Drew Wayland - 17 September 2019
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81-year-old is still waiting for his Eskom refund

Mboneni Masebe says he can’t afford to keep travelling to Eskom offices

By Bernard Chiguvare - 16 September 2019
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“God take their penises away”

Kraaifontein women march in protest against violence against women

By Vincent Lali - 16 September 2019
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Students block University of Zululand campus

Attack on student triggers demand for better security

By Musa Binda - 16 September 2019
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Fire closes Mitchells Plain hospital

“The quick reaction time of the fire crews resulted in the fire being contained to the theater section of the hospital”

By Velani Ludidi - 13 September 2019
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CPUT students vow to continue shut down

“How can a protest allegedly in support of gender-based violence leave more casualties in its wake?” asks vice-chancellor

By Velani Ludidi - 13 September 2019
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Call for more churches to become places of refuge

Methodists hold silent protest against gender based violence

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Drew Wayland - 13 September 2019
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Grahamstown court hears application for municipality to be placed under administration

City argues that court doesn’t have jurisdiction to do that

By Lucas Nowicki - 13 September 2019
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Renovations at dilapidated Tulbagh school fast tracked

Learners taught in school hall until new classrooms are built

By Barbara Maregele - 13 September 2019
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“We need to address the massive unemployment, inequality and poverty that allow violence”

Cape Town activists march against violence

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 September 2019
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Train derailed at Bellville station

About 20 minor injuries

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 September 2019
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“Keep our women safe” demand primary school learners

School protests against gender-based violence

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 September 2019