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Representatives of the major political parties tried to win the votes of UCT students last night. Photo by Pharie Sefali.UCT students grill political parties

Representatives of political parties got a grilling from UCT students last night at a debate on the university campus.

Apr 24, 2014
Pharie Sefali
Preg Govender, Bandile Mdlalose, Joconia Rahube. Photo By Bulelani Ngovi.Sanitation Summit: “Our dignity is undermined”

“Lack of access to water and sanitation is an insult to human dignity,” emphasised the Social Justice Coalition (SJC)in a National Sanitation Summit held at Community House in Salt River yesterday.

Apr 24, 2014
Bulelani Ngovi
Participants at yesterday’s meeting. Photo by Dumisani Dabadini.No ANC at discussion on gay rights

Political parties participated in a discussion yesterday at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) constituency after 20 years of democracy.

Apr 24, 2014
Dumisani Dabadini
Nyanga residents attack suspected TV thief

Nyanga residents are looking for a 20 year old man accused of stealing a plasma TV from his neighbour and said to be a rapist and a gangster.

Apr 23, 2014
Pharie Sefali
Rowan du Preez, aka Siphiwo Mbevu, was murdered in October 2012.Peter trial: Defence questions how burnt witness could have fingered accused

The trial of Angy Peter and Isaac Mbadu continued last week after a two week recess. Peter and Mbadu are on trial, along with two others, Azola Dayimani and Christopher Dina, for the murder by ‘necklacing’ of Rowan du Preez in October 2012.

Apr 23, 2014
Simone Haysom
Ajax celebrate their victory and their R35,000 cheque. Photo by Siyabonga Kalipa.Ajax win U19 cup in Belhar

Ajax Cape Town are the 2014 Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup champions. The young Urban Warriors defended the championship they won last year when they defeated Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0.

Apr 22, 2014
Siyabonga Kalipa
Pastor Xola Skosana of the Way of Life Church bearing a cross leads a march through Khayelitsha. Photo by Bulelani Ngovi.Pastor leads march through “hell”

Under a banner that read “Welcome to Hell - SA Townships” Pastor Xola Skosana of the Way of Life Church led a march through Khayelitsha on Easter weekend. For the fourth year, the pastor carried a wooden cross.

Apr 20, 2014
Bulelani Ngovi
Masidlale players dictating the midfield as Beacon Spurs's Khyle De Lange looks on. Photo by Siyabonga Kalipa.Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup kicks off

A sunny Wednesday afternoon at Erica stadium in Belhar saw the start to the long-awaited Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup. The tournament, also known as the Bayhill Cup after its founders Bayhill United, hosts up to 31 professional and amateur teams from across the country and internationally.

Apr 17, 2014
Siyabonga Kalipa
A march through Khayelitsha arranged by the SJC in support of the Khayelitsha Commission, 27 January. Photo by Dustin Kramer.SJC “delighted” at progress of Khayelitsha Commission

The Social Justice Coalition is “delighted” at the progress of the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry into policing, said the coalition’s Joel Bregman.

Apr 16, 2014
Adam Armstrong
David Olyn. Photo by Kenith Abrahams.Murder in Ceres: gay people are not safe, says activist

Activist Kenith Abrahams, who was a friend of David Olyn, a gay man murdered in Ceres three weeks ago, says gay people in the community do not feel safe.

Apr 15, 2014
Pharie Sefali

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