Articles for Ashraf Hendricks

Possible site for Muizenberg homeless shelter sparks alarm

But City of Cape Town says no decision has been taken yet


Brief | 17 July 2024

Winelands families battle flooding: “For three days people have not slept”

Relentless rain hampers relief efforts

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News | 12 July 2024

Gale rips off roofs in Cape Town suburb

Residents of Wynberg were assessing the damage on Thursday morning


Photo Essay | 11 July 2024

Western Cape storms: “worse is still to come”

Schools to close across the province as another storm hits, with about 15,000 people already severely affected by floods and damaging winds

By Sandiso Phaliso, Vincent Lali, Marecia Damons, Ashraf Hendricks, Liezl Human and Peter Luhanga

News | 10 July 2024

Thousands of homes flooded as violent storm batters Western Cape

Roads closed, schools and clinics damaged, rivers burst their banks

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News | 9 July 2024

New shelter for homeless people in Muizenberg

The site for a 60-bed “Safe Space” is still being finalised


News | 4 July 2024

Shelters in Cape Town are filling up as winter bites

The Haven’s shelters are already 85% full


Brief | 18 June 2024

In photos: one of the worst places to live in Cape Town

“Our parents lived in this poverty, we are living in this poverty, and now our children are living in this poverty”

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News | 14 June 2024

In photos: Cape Town houses flooded

Over 40 informal settlements seriously affected by heavy rains


Photo Essay | 6 June 2024

First sitting of new Parliament will be at the Cape Town International Convention Centre

The new National Assembly will not be complete until February 2026


Brief | 6 June 2024

Families fear eviction from old train yard

Some have lived in “Oya Town” near Maitland Station for eight years


Photo Essay | 28 May 2024

Cape Town protesters block busy road, demanding services

They are angry that refugees living in a tent on the same land have toilets and water, but they do not


Brief | 22 May 2024

Last four traders at Salt River Market to fight their eviction

Site to be used for 1,000 affordable housing units

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News | 21 May 2024

UCT students set up camp in solidarity with Palestinians

A white sheet with hundreds of names of those killed in Palestine since October was draped down the Sarah Baartman Hall steps


Brief | 16 May 2024

In photos: First Thursday in Mitchells Plain

To help turn Mitchells Plain into a tourist spot, RLabs have created a number of experiences under the “Westridge Tourism Precinct Project”


Photo Essay | 3 May 2024

Khayelitsha Music Academy hopes to change lives

Two township musicians have dedicated themselves to teaching children to play and read music


Photo Essay | 26 April 2024