Articles for Naib Mian

Court battle over Cape Town asylum seekers

Scalabrini Centre wants Home Affairs Cape Town office to accept new applications by asylum seekers


News | 10 June 2016

More than laws needed to change hateful attitudes

Outside of legislative channels, civil society is also combating homophobia in various ways


Feature | 10 June 2016

Hopes and worries about hate crime legislation

The threat of violence against people because of their sexual orientation is not uncommon in South Africa, but will new laws help?


Feature | 9 June 2016

Debate on future of Tafelberg property heats up

Affordable housing or private school? Deadline for submissions is 9 June


News | 6 June 2016

Protesters demand UCT drops charges

Administration says those in violation of court order will be arrested


News | 1 June 2016

“Milestone” for Langa old age home

Sizamile Foundation signs lease on City property


News | 27 May 2016

Man taken to court after he films alleged police brutality

Saps watchdog recommends prosecution of constable


News | 18 May 2016

Bread and jamming: a different approach to homeless people in Observatory

Friday night community sessions offer food and live music


News | 17 May 2016

Medical experts question mayor giving platform to Patrick Holford

“Don’t follow Mbeki’s footsteps” says academic to Patricia de Lille


News | 10 May 2016

Court settlement reached in Tafelberg case

But dispute over future of Sea Point property 'is by no means concluded'


News | 5 May 2016

Hearing of contempt of court charge against Home Affairs postponed

Department accused of wasting money


News | 28 April 2016

Moderate turnout for #ZumaMustFall march in Cape Town

Supporters from all major political parties, including ANC, participated


News | 28 April 2016

Sewage leaks from Langa’s apartment blocks

Hundreds of people are living in abject conditions in City-maintained flats

Text by Naib Mian. Photos by Masixole Feni.

News | 26 April 2016

Where do the children play? Lavender Hill’s derelict facilities

Residents call for upgrades to help end gangsterism

Text by Barbara Maregele. Photos by Naib Main.

Feature | 21 April 2016

Imaginative gay rights campaign launched

Scalabrini hopes to change attitudes in immigrant communities


News | 19 April 2016

Immigrant-owned shops looted in Dunoon

Cops accused of not being there to protect stores

By and

News | 18 April 2016