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Shireen Mukadam

Shireen Mukadam

    Old, alone and no place to call home
    Old, alone and no place to call home
    Pensioners live on R1 350 a month, or R45 a day. A major challenge for them is finding affordable accommodation on such a limited budget....
    Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter: 'My life has turned to pieces'
    Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter: 'My life has turned to pieces'
    "They [the community] got what they wanted: the commission of inquiry. But what happened to me?" asked Angy Peter, a founding member of...
    Social audit damns Cape Town City's sanitation delivery
    Social audit damns Cape Town City's sanitation delivery
    A report on the findings of a social audit into janitorial services launched by the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) in Khayelitsha today, indicates...
    Khayelitsha Inquiry: Key solutions to inefficient policing
    Khayelitsha Inquiry: Key solutions to inefficient policing
    The Khayelitsha Commission was appointed by Democratic Leader and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille in August 2012, in response to a complaint of...
    Madonsela: Noise of criticism damaging morale
    Madonsela: Noise of criticism damaging morale
    "My team, which is disturbed by all the commotion, continues to go beyond the call of duty to serve the people. The team is doing this under...
    Angy Peter trial: Alibi, intoxicated witnesses under spotlight
    Angy Peter trial: Alibi, intoxicated witnesses under spotlight
    Almost eight months since the trial of Angy Peter began in February Judge Robert Henney announced on Wednesday that he will hand down judgment on September 30....
    Gaza's refugees are being bombed - can't seek asylum
    Gaza's refugees are being bombed - can't seek asylum
    I visited Jerusalem as a child. The year was 1996. It is a blur, but what I remember clearly is soldiers in uniform with big guns, standing guard at...
    Inmates bring first-hand ordeals to the stage
    Inmates bring first-hand ordeals to the stage
    Glenda Oliver faces the judge. She knows she will be sentenced today. Her brother is at her side. When her sentence of four years is handed down, her...
    No verdict yet on code of judicial accountability
    No verdict yet on code of judicial accountability
    After years of tense deliberations between the South African judiciary and the government, the process of defining South Africa's first enforceable...