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David Harrison

David Harrison

    Khayelitsha: 'We beat them, we take their things by force'
    Khayelitsha: 'We beat them, we take their things by force'
    Somalians and Ethiopians living in Khayelitsha say that they are a target 24 hours a day, while young locals say that jealousy triggers the violence.
    The buckets don't stop here: Toilet trials and tribulations in the Cape
    The buckets don't stop here: Toilet trials and tribulations in the Cape
    For the past nine months photographer David Harrison has been documenting sanitation issues in the informal settlements around Khayelitsha.
    De Doorns strike: Media in the line of workers' ire
    De Doorns strike: Media in the line of workers' ire
    Police and angry farmworkers have been fighting running battles in the wineland areas of De Doorns. But the battles were not only against the police.
    Empowerment needs connections
    Empowerment needs connections
    It's about much more than pin-stripes and requires business and other leaders to open up social and economic connections between the world of plenty.
    Speaking to facts, not hearts
    Speaking to facts, not hearts
    For a campaign whose tagline is "talk about it", retracting the billboard was a bitter pill to swallow. It wasn't so much about loss of face as trying to reconcile the public response with the concerns expressed by organisations within the sector. Last weekend in the town of Paul Roux in the eastern Free State, 1  000 parents and children met in response to loveLife's call to face HIV.
    Lets talk about sex
    Lets talk about sex
    There is great shock value in surveys of HIV and sexual behaviour among teenagers. Half of all young people claim to have had sex by age 17, and one in 12 is HIV positive before her 20th birthday.
    Let's talk about sex
    Let's talk about sex
    There is great shock value in surveys of HIV and sexual behaviour among teenagers. Half of all young people claim to have had sex by age 17, and one in 12 is HIV positive before her 20th birthday. I say “her” because most HIV infection among 15- to 24-year-olds (77%) occurs in women, writes David Harrison, CEO of loveLife.