“Outoilet” is an Afrikaans word meaning “old toilet”, but it also refers to a cellphone chat site, aimed mainly at Cape Flats youth. Its URLs are blocked by several service providers, but the site frequently re-emerges with different URLs.
The exile experience of women in the liberation movements — a largely neglected aspect of recent South African history — will feature this year at the Franschhoek Literary Festival in a discussion involving the octogenarian feminist writer, Lauretta Ngcobo.
“I have to tie his leg to the couch. If I don’t he wanders away and I have to run around the whole of RR section in search of him, giving people a description of him and asking if anyone has seen a boy resembling my son.”
Suzanne, 25 years old of Kalksteen, is an ex-gang member and drug addict who is now inspiring young women in her community.
A new refuge has opened in Khayelitsha D-section that will accommodate young homeless boys in and around Cape Town.
Ricardo Fortune explains how he has freed himself of Eskom and gone off the grid to power his house.
Amanda Maboza is a 19-year-old poet, from the dusty streets of Gugulethu. A team consisting of her and five other youths from Cape Town's townships came 20th in a poetry competition in California in July 2012.
Evelyn Handiseni founded a support project called Divine Caring Hands in 2012. The idea was born from her desire to help women who face challenges similar to those she has faced in her own life.
We asked people what they think of Valentine's Day.
Hip Hop Kaslam (which means "my location") is the name given to the first hip hop event organised in 2010. The event is returning to the Baxter Theatre on 2 March 2013.