Articles for Siphokazi Mnyobe

12 toilets for 3,000 people, so elderly couple use the bushes

600,000 are people waiting for housing opportunities in the Western Cape

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News | 2 August 2022

Paramedics in bid to stop attacks on ambulances

Emergency workers hope child feeding scheme will build better relations

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News | 26 July 2022

Backyarders finish houses abandoned by contractor

But the City of Cape Town says the contractor will be back and the occupiers will be evicted

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News | 21 July 2022

We won’t move, say Driftsands families living on floodplain

About 50 shacks have been moved to a safer site

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News | 19 July 2022

Police commissioner and MEC witness mob justice assault in Khayelitsha

The state officials were visiting the scene of a deadly shooting when they came across a man being beaten by residents

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Brief | 18 July 2022

Cape Town township grannies get tech-savvy

Tablets handed over to gogos in Eerste River on Friday as part of the goGOGOgo project.

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Brief | 18 July 2022

Homeowners clash with shack dwellers over electricity in Mfuleni

The City of Cape Town removed illegal connections on Saturday and restored power after a month-long outage

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Brief | 11 July 2022

Cape township homes in the dark as technicians fear for their safety

Eskom and City of Cape Town say it’s not safe to do repairs in Philippi East

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Brief | 5 July 2022

Youngsters eke out a living carrying water for residents

Too hungry to stay in school, brothers dropped out in grade six

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News | 4 July 2022

Six children and two adults die in Cape Town shack fires

Three fires in West Bank, Nyanga and Philippi also left scores of people homeless

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News | 4 July 2022

Taxi drivers refuse to go to dangerous Cape Town township

“Community members and safety forums in Philippi must stand up and demand more police visibility” says taxi association

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News | 24 June 2022

Police clash with occupiers of Cape Town nature reserve

Residents of Covid informal settlement want CapeNature to help them find new land, but CapeNature says it is not their responsibility

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News | 21 June 2022

A new Cape Town shelter will accommodate 100 people

While some homeless people living opposite the old Robbie Nurock Clinic are excited, others have concerns.

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News | 20 June 2022

Flood “washes away” shacks in Cape Town nature reserve

Clean up operations underway across city on Wednesday morning

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News | 15 June 2022

Families living in Cape Town nature reserve told to move

Future of Driftsands Nature Reserve uncertain

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News | 3 June 2022

Rape survivor gives up hope of justice

After multiple postponements, 27-year-old Khayelitsha woman finally withdrew the case

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News | 2 June 2022