Articles for Ashraf Hendricks

Drought: the silence of the city councillors

Only seven out of 20 replied to our questions on the water crisis

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News | 9 February 2018

Homeless artist carves out a living

Michael Helsie makes wooden sculptures of animals


Photo Essay | 2 February 2018

Hundreds protest against City over water crisis

“Day zero an invention of the City” says a protest leader


Brief | 29 January 2018

“Walking bus” volunteers help Nyanga learners get safely to school

Parents volunteer to make sure learners are not robbed


Photo Essay | 17 January 2018

Coalition calls for new measures to tackle drought

Fears grow as “Day Zero” looms closer


News | 16 January 2018

Call to fix street lights after children electrocuted

Fears that other children might die from stray wires


Brief | 12 December 2017

Activists hold mock trial of Zuma

While there was much laughter, Brett Herron’s testimony was haunting


News | 30 November 2017

Man electrocuted as city councillor takes the train

Commuter was travelling on the roof of overcrowded train


Brief | 30 November 2017

Unions call for R8,500 instead of R3,000 for farm workers

Vavi calls for May Day shutdown


News | 24 November 2017

Families evicted at Cape Town’s biggest social housing complex

Tenants cried as their furniture was moved onto lawns outside Steenvilla


Brief | 23 November 2017

Meet Masiphumelele’s budding violinists

“We like the African beats and we also play classics”


Photo Essay | 17 November 2017

Veterans arrested in anti-Zuma protest

Zackie Achmat calls on all in South Africa to go to police stations on 30 November

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News | 1 November 2017

Woodstock woman evicted from her home of 26 years

Carmina Vieira’s case has been taken up by housing activists


Brief | 1 November 2017

UCT suspends classes following disruptions

New SRC member condemns shutdown, while administration seeks interdict

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News | 26 October 2017

Activists halt Woodstock eviction

“This is the direct impact of gentrification”


News | 25 October 2017

More civil society voices call for action by PRASA

“The biggest problem is corruption”


Brief | 20 October 2017