Khayelitsha

 
Scapegoat for a desperate community
Scapegoat for a desperate community
Rowan du Preez was an albino and petty criminal who lived in Mfuleni on the Cape Flats. In 2012, he was kidnapped and necklaced, dying later in...
Cape Town taxi strike called off
Cape Town taxi strike called off
The taxi strike that saw at least three buses set alight in the Western Cape on Monday has been called off.
Bold steps are needed toward a ‘new normal’ that allocates water fairly in SA
Bold steps are needed toward a ‘new normal’ that allocates water fairly in SA
Discussions of the water crisis that has hit Cape Town tend to focus on supply and demand. In other words, a severe and unusual drought has created...
Taxi peace is cold comfort
Taxi peace is cold comfort
Western Cape police are on the hunt for the shooters in a taxi war in Cape Town this week that claimed the lives of 13 people and wounded several...
Law enforcement battles Emsindweni residents as evictions increase
Law enforcement battles Emsindweni residents as evictions increase
In recent months, running battles have erupted between law enforcement and land occupiers in Khayelitsha who claim they have been illegally...
Bold steps needed for a 'new normal' that allocates water fairly
Bold steps needed for a 'new normal' that allocates water fairly
Discussions of the water crisis that has hit Cape Town tend to focus on supply and demand. In other words, a severe and unusual drought has created...
Answer our dreams, Mr President
Answer our dreams, Mr President
Fish in the sea, you know how I feel
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Another One’s Bread: Taken from the Afrikaans expression “een man se dood is ’n ander man se brood”, Another...
Where theatre dreams are made real
Where theatre dreams are made real
‘This is a dream of its own. An authentic dream,” Mandisi Sindo says of the Makukhanye Art Room.
Somali spaza shop owners take up arms
Somali spaza shop owners take up arms
On Tuesday, teenager Ismail “Sakin” Ali became the 21st Somali to be killed in the city of Cape Town’s townships in 40 days. But hardly...
Death of a ‘nice, kind girl’ rocks a community
Death of a ‘nice, kind girl’ rocks a community
The small, tightknit community of Driftsands near the N2 in Cape Town has been all whispers and murmurs since the assassination-style killing of...
Lack of proper sanitation costs Africa over $19-billion annually, nearly 1% of GDP
Lack of proper sanitation costs Africa over $19-billion annually, nearly 1% of GDP
Africa is a continent of astonishing potential. But if it is to build the future its citizens deserve, we have to see increased effort to remove the...

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