Photo Essay

‘Festival of the sacrifice’ celebrated in Cape Town

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


12 September 2016

ANC protests against itself

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


5 September 2016

In photos: Fans greet South African Olympians

Wonderful atmosphere at JHB airport


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”


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


15 July 2016

Plastic View devastated by fire

Hundreds homeless and five dead in informal settlement east of Pretoria


4 July 2016

Somalis fear for their lives after Tshwane riots

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


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


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


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


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


11 May 2016