Criminalising cannabis use by children is unconstitutional, court rules

Court hears children are languishing for months in detention for trivial offences

By Tania Broughton - 3 August 2020

Six die from methanol poisoning in Cape Town

Four more in a critical condition

By James Stent - 2 June 2020
Photo of Gordon De Bruin and Ershwin Engel play the leads in Dont Miss Your Turning, which aired for the first time at the Artscape Theartre.

Triumph for amateur cast at the opera house

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

By Ashraf Hendricks - 17 February 2020
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“From the streets, to Hanover Park, to Artscape”

There will be one performance only of the play Don’t Miss Your Turning Point at Artscape on Saturday

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 February 2020
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Puppets bring the dangers of drugs to life

Ukwanda Puppet Collective on school tour

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 31 August 2018
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Living in the hell of Whoonga Park

Murder, rape, crime, homelessness, abuse by police … daily life for whoonga users

By Nomfundo Xolo - 6 February 2018
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Western Cape to toughen alcohol controls

It cannot be “business as usual for the liquor industry” says Medical Research Council researcher

By Ian Broughton - 6 September 2017
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Harm reduction versus abstinence: experts debate drug laws

SA Drug Policy Week kicks off in Cape Town

By Ian Broughton - 2 August 2017
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Don’t treat drug users as criminals, say health workers

Harm reduction better than a police war on drugs, argues TB/HIV Care Association

By Ian Broughton - 8 February 2017
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Medicine offers hope for heroin users in Mitchells Plain

But government unlikely to make it widely available

By Brendon Bosworth - 24 March 2016