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Betrayal adds to apartheid trauma

People sacrificed to achieve liberation but they continue to suffer from poverty and exclusion

‘Politicians woo us, but don’t stop Cape Flat gangs’

'I’ve only got one message for politicians: don’t come and waste my time talking to me'

Struggle veterans lead the fight against gangsterism

Anti-apartheid activists are now using their skills to force the state to deliver socioeconomic justice

Anti-gang protesters accuse police of targeting them instead of gangsters

Riot police fired stun grenades in Kensington and teargas in Bonteheuwel after residents blocked roads in protest against gang violence

Arrests made in Cape Town shutdown protests

Protests are underway in Bishop Lavis, Manenberg, Hanover Park, Nyanga, Gugulethu and Mitchells Plain

Communities attempt to shut down Cape Flats to protest gang violence

Tuesday’s shutdown is expected to see Cape Flats residents blockading major arterial roads during peak morning traffic

Standing up for Bonteheuwel: ‘We did it in 1976, and we will do it now’

In Bonteheuwel, like many gang communities, the onus has often been on women to lead protests and initiatives to protect their families

Shut down planned to protest gang violence in Cape Town

In the early hours of Wednesday morning the community of Bonteheuwel will shut down

Cape Flats communities stand behind police while DA rallies for the army

Around the Cape Flats, communities have been agitating for the Western Cape and national governments to help them clamp down on gang violence

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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