Articles for Qaqamba Falithenjwa

CPUT agrees to increase payment to private residence after students locked out

This is despite the owner of 210 Long Street not meeting all NSFAS requirements of a fully accredited accommodation.


News | 18 September 2023

Postbank board axed over unlawful contracts

Over 600,000 beneficiaries were affected by last week’s system failure, Ministers confirm

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News | 14 September 2023

“System glitch” stalls social grant payments to pensioners

Postbank says problem has mostly been resolved

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News | 6 September 2023

Elderly Gugulethu women celebrated at end of Women’s Month

“Our own children don’t take care of us, they neglect us. These clubs help us feel accepted and loved” says pensioner.


Brief | 1 September 2023

Potholes, broken drains and crime: you’ve got to be brave to drive in Samora Machel

Sewage oozes onto the streets and there are holes in the main roads


News | 29 August 2023

Uyinene Mrwetyana’s family want Post Office transformed into “a place of healing”

Hundreds marched to the Clareinch post office in Claremont to commemorate four years since her rape and murder


Brief | 28 August 2023

Students fear being evicted again if NSFAS payment issues not resolved

“My family is over 1,500 kilometres away in the Free State and I don’t really have anyone in Cape Town that I can go live with if we are evicted again,” she says.


News | 18 August 2023

Swellendam protesters torch municipal offices

Shops looted as residents take to the streets complaining of racism and neglect


News | 17 August 2023

Taxi drivers chase school children in day of violence in Cape Town

Truck driver describes his narrow escape after his vehicle was torched by mob

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News | 7 August 2023