Articles for Ashraf Hendricks

Fiery end to Green Point tent city

The homeless community was evicted on Thursday

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News | 22 February 2024

Green Point “Tent City”: Homeless camp’s days are numbered

Relocation options unsatisfactory for many of the occupiers

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Feature | 20 February 2024

Video: We asked people what they want President Ramaphosa to say in the State of the Nation Address

“I want him to talk about crime … and youth who need jobs”

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Video | 8 February 2024

Children feel the magic of stories at World Read Aloud Day

Event organised by Nal’ibali and the City of Cape Town


Brief | 8 February 2024

Nine years later, here is how Wolwerivier is doing

Residents of the City’s emergency housing development face unemployment, extreme heat, and overcrowding. But “we have achieved a lot” says a community member

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News | 1 February 2024

In photos: Pringle Bay on fire

Firefighters are battling to contain the blaze which has entered its third day


Photo Essay | 31 January 2024

Laundry offers free showers to homeless people

LaundReCycle is energy and water self-sufficient. It has been running since 2021 at the Streetscapes Urban Farm.


Brief | 30 January 2024

In photos: Beautiful bioluminescence at Muizenberg

Red tide lights up False Bay coast


Brief | 16 January 2024

Picket against “water apartheid”

There’s enough water - the problem is allocation, says protester


Brief | 8 December 2023

Township boxing gym punches far above its weight

Mzi Damesi started the Overstrand Whale Boxing Club nearly 20 years ago in Hermanus


Photo Essay | 7 December 2023

The Big Issue might have to shut down after R600,000 cyber scam

It was a targeted attack, says cyber security firm probing the theft from the magazine’s account


News | 30 November 2023

Solidarity demonstrations with Palestinians held in Joburg and Cape Town

“We also faced a very oppressive apartheid regime” says protester

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Photo Essay | 29 November 2023

Sex workers gather in Cape Town to push for decriminalisation

COSATU calls for sex workers to unionise


News | 22 November 2023

Spoekiesdorp families haunted by past evictions and uncertain future

“Many of us are here because we were evicted from farms. We were dumped here”

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News | 17 November 2023

Pro-Israel protest disrupted in Cape Town

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis calls for tolerance, emphasises right to protest and condemns threat against Jewish school

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Photo Essay | 12 November 2023

Cable theft and shootings force Cape Town libraries to close

But the people who work at the libraries in Hanover Park and Bellville are determined to continue creating safe spaces for their communities


News | 23 October 2023