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Picket for Social Grants
Civil society organisations and social grant recipients hold a picket outside the gates of Parliament demanding an end to illegal deductions, outsourcing and an increase to the amount of grant money paid out amongst other things.
25 May 2017
Anti-Gang Unit launch in Hanover Park
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa arrives in Hanover Park in Cape Town for the launch of the Anti-Gang Unit. The aim of the unit is to fight organised crime and drug distribution in the cape flats.
2 November 2018
Zwelihle residents protest in Hermanus
Zwelihle residents and police clash during a protest in Hermanus. Protesting residents are calling for the charges to be dropped of their community leader that was arrested.
13 July 2018
SCOPA briefing with Bathabile Dlamini
SASSA Acting CEO Vuelwa Nhlapo attends a Standing Committee On Public Accounts (SCOPA) in the Old Assembly in Parliament. The Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini appeared before SCOPA to discuss social grants.
7 March 2017
School children walk through the city centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
3 June 2020
Photo of 3rd October protest and shutdown at UCT
Protesters shut down UCT on 3rd October 2016
3 October 2016
Refugees Evicted outside UNHCR
After 3 weeks of occupying outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) offices in Cape Town, refugees and asylum seekers wanting to leave the country due to xenophobia were evicted by police and law enforcement. Many were arrested.
30 October 2019
Cape Town Central Train Station
A train leaves Cape Town central train station.
15 August 2018