SOCIETY

Brakpan residents march to defend mall

Over 2,000 people have jobs at Tsakane mall

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16 July 2021

Brakpan community members protect immigrant-owned spaza shops

What will our children eat if this looting does not stop? asks resident

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15 July 2021

Eastern Cape taxi bosses vow to stop looters

Gqeberha residents mobilise to protect shopping mall

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13 July 2021

Makeshift church takes in flood victims in Bloekombos

Nomava Mboniswa offered her zinc church structure after she saw images of the flood on TV

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8 July 2021

Covid-19 vaccinations: homeless people at risk of being left out

At present the system requires an ID to register

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21 June 2021

Cape Town trauma centre overwhelmed by case load

At times “the queues look like a SASSA line”

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15 June 2021

City’s approach to homeless people is not working

This simplistic narrative of helping to reduce homelessness by just donating to one group of shelters is harmful

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1 June 2021

City of Cape Town slammed for asking public for complaints against homeless people

Counter campaign to City’s appeal launched by activists

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31 May 2021

The game that keeps young people out of gangs

Kalib Missoe runs an after school dominoes club in Belhar, Cape Town

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28 May 2021

We want to move back to the dump site, say former landfill residents

About 100 people who used to live at the Makhanda dump were moved after it was upgraded

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12 May 2021

Dunoon land occupiers build flood barrier

Last winter the Diep River burst its banks flooding homes

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10 May 2021

Black donors needed to help save lives

Finding a matching bone marrow donor is very difficult and only 30% of registered donors in South Africa are people of colour. Here’s why that matters

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5 May 2021

Judge condemns attorneys and Road Accident Fund for not protecting child claimants

Judge Denise Fisher in the Gauteng High Court says she shudders to think what has occurred in thousands of cases

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19 April 2021

Concourt rules that marriage act oppressing thousands of women is unconstitutional

The court upheld a ruling that marriages under the old Black Administration Act be made in community of property by default

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15 April 2021

Robben Island is showing signs of decay

The precious heritage site and its rich history are being poorly served

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12 April 2021

Right to die: Dying doctor’s testimony to be heard in camera

Lawyers cite patient confidentiality as the reason for barring the media

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5 March 2021