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No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life
No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life
Mrs Pakkies first heard the word “rape” on the radio, when she was 26 years old, even though she had been raped since she was a four-year-old...
Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users
Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users
Since winning the silver at the Rio Olympics, everybody loves South African long-jumper Luvo Manyonga. That wasn’t always the case, as pointed...
Tik-tock: Hangberg's meth timebomb
Tik-tock: Hangberg's meth timebomb
Keypads, batteries, touch screens, circuit boards, SIM cards, camera lenses, plastic clips. Lance the cellphone repair guy is scratching through an...
Tales from the Cape Flats morgue
Tales from the Cape Flats morgue
The body of an African man in his twenties lies on a steel gurney, a 2.5cm wound above his heart. Based on the way the wound opened, Dr Sairita...
[Video]Ghost Town: A community tormented by drugs
[Video]Ghost Town: A community tormented by drugs
VIDEO: Rhodes students Jonathan Jones and Bjorn Krietsch follow the stories of two Grahamstown families trying to come to grips with the ruinous effects of tik.
Tik and HIV: A ticking time bomb
Tik and HIV: A ticking time bomb
The street drug crystal methamhpetamine, known as tik in South Africa, increases the chance of men who have sex with men to contract HIV by 400%,...
Tik addicts jailed for murder
Tik addicts jailed for murder
A woman and two men who lured a young mother into their home, to rob her of her car after spending the day drinking brandy and smoking "tik", were...
Tik addicts jailed for 24 years each over petrol murder
Tik addicts jailed for 24 years each over petrol murder
Two tik addicts who doused a young woman with petrol before setting her alight in an argument over a missing cellphone were on Thursday each jailed...

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