Photo Essay

‘Festival of the sacrifice’ celebrated in Cape Town

Eid Al-Adha commemorates Ibrahim's sacrifice of a lamb instead of his son

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12 September 2016

ANC protests against itself

Pro- and anti-Zuma factions face off at Luthuli House

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5 September 2016

In photos: Fans greet South African Olympians

Wonderful atmosphere at JHB airport

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23 August 2016

Check out Cape Town’s hip street style

People from all walks of life express themselves through fashion

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18 August 2016

Kalk Bay’s fishers battle for permits

Fishers risk “limb and neck to get that fish and to put something on the table”

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15 August 2016

Boom and bust times for paraffin dealers

Shortages mean paraffin selling is a good business, but only when you can get supplies

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15 July 2016

Plastic View devastated by fire

Hundreds homeless and five dead in informal settlement east of Pretoria

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4 July 2016

Somalis fear for their lives after Tshwane riots

Shops and homes destroyed, and over 300 people sheltering in community centres

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30 June 2016

Living on the streets of central Cape Town

Treat us with respect, say homeless people

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24 June 2016

Tshwane protests in photos

Dispute over ANC mayoral candidate

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22 June 2016

Bogged down in Never Never land

Winter rains make life hard for Philippi shackdwellers

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21 June 2016

Tension over family living in historical Muslim cemetery

"You don’t want to do anything that’s going to starve the kids,” says neighbour

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15 June 2016

Hangberg’s dog rescuer

Up in the cramped Hout Bay district of Hangberg, Shaygam Newman lives on the edge with a dream - to develop the refuge he maintains for dogs and cats

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8 June 2016

Mfuleni’s homemade gym

Aleas Stokwe used his personal savings to start a gym in his home for his neighbourhood

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2 June 2016

This simple task is a nightmare if you live in a shack

Just washing your clothes is slow, difficult and dangerous

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23 May 2016

Riot in Grabouw over housing

Traffic department destroyed and schools closed

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11 May 2016