Author

 
David Harrison

David Harrison

    Khayelitsha: 'We beat them, we take their things by force'
    Khayelitsha: 'We beat them, we take their things by force'
    It’s a warm Saturday afternoon when I arrive at the spaza shop a little way down Bangiso Drive in Site B, Khayelitsha. I am met by the owner of...
    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
    Khayelitsha is reputed to be one of the fastest growing partially informal areas in South Africa and, despite some improvement, the situation...
    De Doorns strike: Media in the line of workers' ire
    De Doorns strike: Media in the line of workers' ire
    Something whirred past my head. I thought it was a bird. I turned and looked at the group of protesters standing on a side street in De Doorns East...
    Empowerment needs connections
    Empowerment needs connections
    We often speak in blasé ways about broad-based empowerment. But how will it happen? David Harrison and Mnqobi Nyembe take us on a tour of a local...
    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...
    Sex, sport and self-esteem
    Sex, sport and self-esteem
    This year, two hundred thousand young people from every part of South Africa participated in the country's largest inter-school sports and...
    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...
    Let's talk about sex
    Let's talk about sex
    There is great shock value in surveys of HIV and sexual behaviour among teenagers.