Articles for Masixole Feni

In photos: Bonteheuwel schools show their athletics skills

Usually in the news because of its gang crime, these photos show a happier, more hopeful side of this neighbourhood


Photo Essay | 25 January 2019

Mfuleni’s marvellous pets

While dogs are the most popular pet, some very curious creatures have formed lasting friendships with the township’s residents


Photo Essay | 22 January 2019

In photos: The long wait for social grants

“I arrived here at 8:30pm on Wednesday, only to be helped the next day.”


Photo Essay | 15 August 2018

Shacks flooded after week of Cape rains

Dam levels are rising and Day Zero in 2019 is unlikely, but for hundreds of thousands of people, the rains bring hardship


Photo Essay | 22 June 2018

Mfuleni land occupiers won’t give up

“Setting up again is a form of resistance” says woman whose shack has been demolished


Photo Essay | 3 April 2018

In photos: The people of Woodstock threatened by gentrification

“If we have to move to Wolwerivier it would be a setback in my life and for all my children”


Photo Essay | 27 July 2017

Jazzing up Langa

Nigerian Trumpeter Joseph Kunnuji joined local musicians at the Guga S’thebe Community Centre


Photo Essay | 13 June 2017

Gale overturns shacks in Mfuleni and Khayelitsha

City’s informal settlement residents battle to stay dry and warm during this week’s storm


Photo Essay | 9 June 2017

Dunoon residents capitalise on thriving rental market

Residents in the overcrowded settlement are building apartments and adding storeys


Photo Essay | 17 May 2017

Meet the people who collect our garbage

Some residents frantically run out in satin nighties determined to stop the truck so they can empty their bin for the week

Text by Ashleigh Furlong. Photos by Masixole Feni.

Photo Essay | 25 April 2017

Meet Khayelitsha’s adorable pets

Volunteer facility provides essential medical care to residents’ best friends


Photo Essay | 21 February 2017

Life in Cape Town’s most controversial informal settlement

Future of Marikana informal settlement in Philippi East in the hands of a judge


Photo Essay | 17 February 2017

Cape Flats learners show their athletics abilities

Over a thousand children participate


Photo Essay | 3 February 2017

Khayelitsha race honours runner killed in accident

Fun run attracts 200 people


Brief | 30 January 2017

“They’re stealing the sport”

An in-depth look at the changing face of traditional horse racing in the Eastern Cape - Part Three

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Masixole Feni.

Feature | 2 November 2016

“I look at my horse and I feel well”

An in-depth look at the changing face of traditional horse racing in the Eastern Cape

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Masixole Feni.

Feature | 1 November 2016