Articles by Sophia Wilhelm

Safe Space helping to reintegrate Cape Town’s homeless

“They can help you, but it’s entirely up to you if you want to change your life”


3 December 2018

Mitchells Plain model set for Vegas

Teenager with Down syndrome has already won two awards


30 November 2018

Evicted Gympie Street residents face bleak future

“For us to go and stay in another place is like starting all over again”


16 November 2018

Shack dwellers evicted from Langa for N2 Gateway project

Joe Slovo residents watch as their shacks are demolished

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7 November 2018

Transgender discrimination is worse if you are poor

Hormone therapy and surgery are expensive and out of reach for many transpeople


26 October 2018

City lost R140 million it could have spent on poor people, say protesters

Housing activists protest at offices of Growthpoint Properties in Cape Town


4 October 2018

Homeless people face an uphill battle to get disability grants

“They seldom have an ID and cannot provide proof of residence”

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14 September 2018

Township residents march on Parliament as crime statistics are released

“We sleep hearing gunshots and wake up hearing gunshots”

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11 September 2018

Maiden’s Cove development under fire

The matter is now before the courts


4 September 2018