Relocated railway line occupiers protest for water, electricity, and toilets

The families were moved in December to land owned by PRASA but the City of Cape Town is tasked with giving them basic services

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Brief | 23 February 2024

Khayelitsha families rebuild shacks after botched relocation

The voluntary move has now cost the shack dwellers money, materials, and belongings

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News | 23 February 2024

Fiery end to Green Point tent city

The homeless community was evicted on Thursday

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News | 22 February 2024

Shack dwellers hope for subsidised solar power

The City of Cape Town is considering partnering with alternative energy providers for informal settlements

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News | 21 February 2024

Increase tax on sugary drinks to fund an increase in social grants, say activists

Higher sugar tax would also save on health care

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News | 21 February 2024

Man who was assaulted by police dies three months later

Ugochukwu Emmanuel Nnoli’s family suspect the assault played a role in his death

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News | 20 February 2024

Green Point “Tent City”: Homeless camp’s days are numbered

Relocation options unsatisfactory for many of the occupiers

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Feature | 20 February 2024

Taxi operators stop City from relocating families in Khayelitsha

Ward councillor says the move is urgently needed in order to fix sewage pipes affecting the whole area

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Brief | 19 February 2024

Relocation of more than 880 families from Cape Town central railway line completed

PRASA says it can now recover infrastructure and restore train services

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Brief | 16 February 2024

“It’s almost like they want you to give up”: desperate applicants queue at SASSA Eersteriver

Even those who slept at the offices are not sure to be served

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Brief | 16 February 2024

Worst of hiring freeze over, Western Cape health department assures health workers

Budget has been brought back under control, says Dr Keith Cloete

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News | 16 February 2024

“Criminal syndicate” was run inside the Lottery says SIU

Three-year investigation has revealed collusion between Lottery officials, former board members, lawyers and non-profit organisations

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News | 16 February 2024

Failing sewage plants continue to pollute False Bay

Most of Cape Town’s sewage treatment works are failing, including the city’s largest one which releases effluent straight into the sea

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News | 16 February 2024

Campaign launched to remove guns from violent domestic partners

The ‘Removing the Trigger’ Campaign was launched at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children on Wednesday.

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Brief | 15 February 2024

NSFAS has a horrible day in Parliament

Troubled adverse audit described. And over 36,000 student beds still to be accredited

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News | 14 February 2024

Long queues at SASSA in Khayelitsha

Earlier this week residents picketed, demanding that a new office be built and for staff to be trained

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News | 14 February 2024