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Ra’eesa Pather

Ra’eesa Pather

    Gatvol Capetonian sets its sight on 2019 elections
    Gatvol Capetonian sets its sight on 2019 elections
    If coloured nationalist group Gatvol Capetonian has its way, it will soon be campaigning for the 2019 elections.
    CT social housing brought to standstill
    CT social housing brought to standstill
    City of Cape Town officials are deadlocked over how to release municipal-owned land for social housing, paralysing the release of five prime...
    Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
    Cape school accused of coercing black teacher to resign
    A grade five pupil at a school in the pristine southern suburbs of Cape Town asked a flabbergasted parent “Are black teachers real teachers?”...
    Bo-Kaap residents lose bid to stop development
    Bo-Kaap residents lose bid to stop development
    The Western Cape high court has dismissed an application by residents in the Bo-Kaap to halt the development of a mixed-use building that has...
    DA backs Max’s move as Madikizela fumes
    DA backs Max’s move as Madikizela fumes
    Democratic Alliance Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela’s call for Lennit Max to resign after Max became special adviser to the police...
    Slice of Life: Mom worked so hard for me
    Slice of Life: Mom worked so hard for me
    I’m from Zimbabwe originally but I’ve lived in South Africa since I was 12. I moved with my mom just after she divorced my dad.
    Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises
    Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises
    The Australian mining company seeking the right to mine in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape has been lashed for its treatment of a Western Cape...
    A UDF activist remembers Winnie
    A UDF activist remembers Winnie
    There was a car in Cape Town, where Winnie Madikizela-Mandela would sit in the passenger seat, her sharp gaze watching the city pass by through her...
    Another child dies in a pit latrine
    Another child dies in a pit latrine
    Her name is Lumka Mketwa and she was five years old.
    State agency lied to spy on reporter
    State agency lied to spy on reporter
    An official of the Rail Safety Regulator (RSR) obtained a journalist’s private cellphone records after she investigated the organisation’s...
    ​Carl Niehaus: NDZ won't protect anyone facing corruption allegations
    ​Carl Niehaus: NDZ won't protect anyone facing corruption allegations
    One of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s central campaign lobbyists, Carl Niehaus, has claimed that the ANC presidential candidate will not protect...