District Six

 
‘Accidental’ author climbs bestseller list
‘Accidental’ author climbs bestseller list
Yusuf Daniels, a former auctioneer, describes himself as someone who became an author by mistake. He refuses to call himself a writer, preferring...
District Six to get its name back
District Six to get its name back
District Six, or Zonnebloem as it is officially known, is one step closer to being District Six again. The paperwork for the name change for the...
District Six claimants expect Nkoana-Mashabane to explain development delay
District Six claimants expect Nkoana-Mashabane to explain development delay
Claimants of District Six forced removals expect Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to explain why her department...
Noise complaint against District Six mosque shows increasing religious intolerance
Noise complaint against District Six mosque shows increasing religious intolerance
For about 100 years the Islamic call to prayer has sounded from the Zeenatul Islam Mosque in Muir Street, District Six, Cape Town, five times a...
The Muslims who will not choose between their god and being gay
The Muslims who will not choose between their god and being gay
Bearded and dressed in a thawb and kufiah, Mogamat Benjamin is, in appearance at least, much like any other Muslim man. His eye-catching walking...
District still at sixes and sevens
District still at sixes and sevens
Victims of forced removals from Cape Town’s inner city during the 1970s and 1980s have been waiting for more than two decades to return to the...
The real Afrikaans experience
The real Afrikaans experience
‘Are you sure? Fok, these leeskringe are usually a bunch of old white women,” Herman Lategan messages me in response to me telling him I would...
Cast out, then duped anew
Cast out, then duped anew
About midway through the documentary Uitgesmyt, a news clip — no longer than 45 seconds — shows how, in 1996, to the sounds of a...
District Six claimants take on land reform minister in restitution fight
District Six claimants take on land reform minister in restitution fight
After a breakdown in negotiations, more than 70 District Six land claimants are hauling the minister for rural development and land reform, Maite...
Inextricable link between jazz and fashion
Inextricable link between jazz and fashion
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has become a staple in the South African musical events diary. Defining jazz and what it means is a...
I like your new restaurant, but not in my neighbourhood
I like your new restaurant, but not in my neighbourhood
As much as Not in My Neighbourhood is a film that takes it viewers to the frontlines of the global battle against dispossession, police...
Zille, return the land, protesters say
Zille, return the land, protesters say
Nomthandazo Nokubeke (45) once lived in a small room with Cape Town’s famed Lion’s Head mountain towering behind. Her home was in a Sea Point...

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