Stellenbosch University hosts 16km walk to pay off students’ debt

The #Action4Inclusion campaign was started in 2020 and hopes to raise R2 million by Christmas to help those who can’t afford registration, accessing marks and other material

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Brief | 29 November 2021

Volunteers in Kayamandi wake up at 4am to keep their community safe

Residents welcome patrol initiative

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Brief | 7 July 2021

Elections 2021: Witzenberg a ‘model municipality’ tarnished by poor waste management and unemployment

Budget choices in Ceres favouring the administrative centre over neighbouring towns littered with potholes and sewage

Text and Photos by Steve Kretzmann

News | 30 June 2021

Labour Department to probe “poor conditions” on Cape farm

Workers are demanding running water, lower electricity rates and improved housing

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News | 16 March 2021

WCED struggling with increased learner admissions for 2021

A Stellenbosch parent has been battling to find place for his son

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News | 20 November 2020

Family “dumped” in Wellington can’t travel to work and school

They were forcibly evicted from their home on a farm in Paarl where they lived for 23 years

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News | 27 October 2020

20 shacks ignited in five minutes in experiment

University fire engineering research shows that fire-resistant paint does not work

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Science | 12 October 2020

Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

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News | 5 August 2020

“We lived better on the farms” says evictee

Families tell of hardship since being relocated from a farm to an informal settlement in Wellington

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News | 10 July 2020

Covid-19: Sanitation is a struggle in Kleinbegin in the winelands

People in Tulbagh informal settlement demand water tanks

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News | 19 May 2020

Fruit packhouse continues operations after Covid-19 scare

Department of Health acted swiftly in screening and testing at fruit packhouse

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News | 24 April 2020

Covid-19: Safety ramped up at Ceres fruit packhouse as employee tests positive

Rush to screen workers from Nduli in Ceres where first case was logged this week

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News | 16 April 2020

Family facing eviction rejects municipality’s Wendy house

Court document shows that house was supposed to be “a standard two bedroom brick and mortar structure with indoor sanitation facilities”

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News | 6 April 2020

Covid-19: “People thought it was a normal holiday” says Boland community activist

Daily challenges, such as access to water, just got bigger in rural Western Cape

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News | 31 March 2020

Women march against evictions in Drakenstein

“Share the land with those who work on it”

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Brief | 6 March 2020

Charges against Women on Farms director withdrawn

Colette Solomon was arrested during an anti-eviction protest

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News | 27 February 2020