Articles for Sandiso Phaliso

Stock theft is making township farmers’ hard lives harder

Urban livestock are a soft target for criminals

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News | 27 November 2023

Protesters call for new hospital in Gugulethu

The old hospital can’t cope says Movement for Change and Social Justice

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Brief | 21 November 2023

Residents stop IEC registering voters in Philippi

Community leaders say elections make no difference to their terrible living conditions

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Brief | 21 November 2023

Mitchells Plain residents refuse to accept Langa rail occupiers as neighbours

“Try to understand our plight and our current living conditions” says Langa rail occupier

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News | 9 November 2023

Protection racket halts toilet cleaning in Khayelitsha

Service provider withdrew after threats at gunpoint and extortion attempts

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News | 9 November 2023

Picketers demand justice for pro-Palestine protester assaulted during marathon

Woodstock police say they are investigating

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Brief | 23 October 2023

This is where people are occupying Metrorail’s Central Line in Cape Town

There are about 4,000 households occupying the line between Nyanga and Philippi, according to the Housing Development Agency

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Feature | 20 October 2023

Almost 4,000 households still to be moved off Cape Town railway land

While plans for temporary relocation of 891 households occupying the Central Line are making progress, thousands of households remain on the railway

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News | 12 October 2023

Extortion rings prey on poor communities

An owner of a fruit and vegetable stall in Philippi says he must pay a gang R500 a month not to rob him

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News | 4 October 2023

Conflict over land for rail line occupiers

Traditional leaders say the land is used for Xhosa initiation rituals

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News | 3 October 2023

Children frolic in flood water as only pool in Brown’s Farm remains closed

The pool in Philippi has been closed since August when it was vandalised during the taxi protests

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Brief | 29 September 2023

Commuters struggle with transport costs as Metrorail central line remains closed

Some workers are spending half their wage to commute because trains aren’t running

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News | 26 September 2023

It took six years for the court to convict a man for raping his foster child

The serial rapist first appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrates’ Court in 2017 but was only convicted in August

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News | 4 September 2023

Cape Town lawyer back on trial for malicious damage to property

Charges against attorney Gary Trappler have been reinstated after CCTV footage came to light

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Brief | 28 August 2023