Articles for Siphokazi Mnyobe

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

Making a little money from filling in potholes

Taxis pay Philippi trio to make roads a bit better

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News | 1 June 2022

Vendor’s relief as permit payments suspended for another six months

Customers were lost during the Covid pandemic, says Claremont fruit and vegetable trader

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News | 24 May 2022

Vegetable garden project brings hope to Knysna community

“Children and gardens both need love to flourish”

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Feature | 9 May 2022

Punch above the rest: Knysna matriculant fights to become professional boxer

Anathi Mbalo hopes to raise funds with her local boxing club to participate in local competitions

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News | 12 April 2022

“I struggle to study because I’m thinking about where my next meal will come from”

Students at South Cape College’s Bitou Campus say their NSFAS allowances have not been paid

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News | 1 April 2022

Young George flood victims miss first day of school

Fundiswa Neti can’t afford to replace her children’s lost uniforms

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News | 19 January 2022

Start of stalled housing project a victory for Plett community

Two months ago Qolweni residents shut down the town, demanding answers about the project

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Brief | 31 August 2021