Photo Essay

Cape Flats families bury their children on Youth Day

“It happens every day, uncle, every single day”

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18 June 2020

In photos: Cape Town flooded

The city has been hit by hail, lightning, thunder and heavy rain since Wednesday

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11 June 2020

Flooded shack dwellers occupy dry private land

Residents of Waterfront informal settlement want to move to Philippi Village property

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11 June 2020

Covid-19: Woodstock Hospital occupiers face a new challenge

“We’ve ensured that nobody goes without food”

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8 May 2020

City vs shack dwellers: Occupations and demolitions escalate in Cape Town

Despite last week’s court order, new shacks are being erected next to Empolweni and the City is tearing them down.

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22 April 2020

In photos: Day one of lockdown

Soldiers and police patrol streets asking residents to stay at home

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27 March 2020

Centuries old fishing method survives in False Bay

In the 1970s there were dozens of trek fishing crews. Today, there are only four left.

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28 February 2020

Triumph for amateur cast at the opera house

Don’t Miss Your Turning Point received a standing ovation on Saturday night at Artscape

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17 February 2020

Metrorail’s skorokoro trains

Cape Town’s trains are hard to love

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7 February 2020

Cape Flats children show their athletics skills

“It’s where they can express themselves in a positive way instead of taking a gun”

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29 January 2020

Barrydale parade highlights climate change

Joyous occasion in beautiful Western Cape town was marked by a serious and frightening theme

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18 December 2019

Muizenberg: Where South Africans play together

People of all classes, races and nationalities enjoy the beach and its surrounds

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29 November 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

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