Articles for Ella Morrison

Students sleep on the floor at CPUT amid housing funding blunder

The university says its own accredited and leased residences have already reached full capacity

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News | 12 February 2024

Thousands of unplaced high school learners in the Western Cape

Province’s learners struggle for a school place, but KZN and Gauteng claim to be okay

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News | 19 January 2024

Beauty academy gets R64-million government subsidy in midst of budget cuts

Money for organisations assisting people with HIV and older people cut

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Feature | 18 January 2024

Workers are battling to collect unemployment benefits despite new technology

UIF App and phone-in system launched in September

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News | 13 December 2023

Call for better funding for women’s shelters

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the private sector should fund and support shelters

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News | 29 November 2023

Health workers picket for Palestine outside Red Cross Children’s Hospital

Organisers call for immediate ceasefire

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Brief | 21 November 2023

Gaza: UCT senate calls for ceasefire

In a statement it also called for “the release of hostages and unlawfully held prisoners”

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Brief | 20 November 2023

Rescue plan for the Master’s Office

Details are still sketchy and the plan will not be publicly circulated

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Law | 20 November 2023

Pro-Israel protest disrupted in Cape Town

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis calls for tolerance, emphasises right to protest and condemns threat against Jewish school

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Photo Essay | 12 November 2023

Tens of thousands march through Cape Town in solidarity with Palestinians

Call for Western Cape government to stand with Palestine as it has with Ukraine

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News | 11 November 2023

Vigils held in Cape Town for Gaza war

People gathered at Parliament and at the University of Cape Town to express solidarity with Palestine

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News | 8 November 2023

Protesters call for closure of Israeli embassy

Cape Town march in support of Palestinians

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News | 1 November 2023

Health department has not fully implemented court order, say lawyers

The department was ordered to put notices up in hospitals and clinics stating that children under six and pregnant and breastfeeding women are eligible for free health care irrespective of nationality

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News | 26 October 2023

Lawyers fed-up with shambles in Master’s Offices

“We’ve been waiting for files for years”

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News | 17 October 2023

Protesters end three-day fast outside Parliament

Activists are demanding Parliament take action against Sfiso Buthelezi over allegations of corruption when he was chairperson of PRASA

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Brief | 22 September 2023

Protest at Parliament goes ahead after last-minute deal with City of Cape Town

Activist organisation #UniteBehind wants MPs to fire former PRASA chair Sfiso Buthelezi

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News | 20 September 2023