Articles by Denise Patterson

Retreat residents want City to dump rubbish site plan

Cape Town plans to greatly expand its drop-off facility for bulky waste and recyclables

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25 September 2017

Mayhem in Hangberg after Deputy Minister of Police cancels imbizo

Construction vehicle burnt as residents and police clash

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14 September 2017

Judge urges Bromwell Street parties to mediate

“It is tragic that people would have to go to Wolwerivier [when] there could have been some place closer to Woodstock for them to stay”

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14 September 2017

CPUT students protest suspensions and outsourcing

Building petrol bombed in early morning

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11 September 2017

Dead dogs, dirty nappies, old food: rubbish piles up in Marikana

City says land is private and it therefore cannot provide a refuse service

Text by Denise Patterson. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks.

6 September 2017

Hundreds of shacks demolished in Khayelitsha

Land occupiers say they will rebuild until City finds solution

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5 September 2017