Articles for Natalie Pertsovsky

Quarrel over Sarah Baartman sculpture at UCT

Librarian removes covering that students had placed over Willie Bester’s artwork

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News | 2 March 2018

Thousands march against Israeli “security” measures at al-Aqsa Mosque

“It is undignified and we will not allow that”

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Brief | 26 July 2017

Province proposes affordable houses near Waterfront

Activists say it’s not enough


News | 26 July 2017

Asylum seekers will have to live near borders if Home Affairs has its way

But it will be easier for SADC residents to work in South Africa


News | 25 July 2017

Heated civil society meeting debates secret ballot

Opposing positions presented by Makhosi Khoza, Bantu Holomisa and Steven Friedman

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News | 12 July 2017

Uncertain future for False Bay animal rescue shelter

TEARS needs funding to continue providing free veterinary care to animals in Oceanview, Masiphumelele, Vrygrond, and Red Hill


News | 4 July 2017

Eviction of homeless Loop Street immigrants was without court order

CCID and City says it has the authority; lawyers disagree


News | 29 June 2017

Homeless people evicted from disused property in Cape Town city centre

Evictees claim they improved the place while their neighbours describe it as a “den of prostitution, crime, and drugs”

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News | 28 June 2017

South Africa’s confusing emergency numbers

Trying to figure out the best number to dial in a crisis is no easy task


News | 27 June 2017

We asked Metrorail what it is doing to improve service

The answers leave little room for optimism


News | 23 June 2017

Cable theft blamed for Metrorail failure

Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Transport appeals to commuters not to burn trains

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Brief | 13 June 2017

Mopping up at Cape Town station

More Metrorail delays on Tuesday morning


Brief | 13 June 2017

Here is the list of art destroyed on UCT

David Goldblatt and Breyten Breytenbach condemn “censorship”


News | 9 June 2017

Dozens of Hout Bay homes severely damaged in Cape storm

Some shacks that were rebuilt after the fires earlier this year blew down

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Photo Essay | 7 June 2017

Sarah Baartman sculptor speaks out against art censorship

“I was trying to understand my own suffering” says Willie Bester, whose work has been covered up at UCT


Feature | 5 June 2017

Summons served on environmental rights lawyers by mining company

Mineral Sand Resources (MSR) is suing attorneys of the Centre for Environmental Rights


Brief | 24 May 2017