Cape Town protesters block busy road, demanding services

They are angry that refugees living in a tent on the same land have toilets and water, but they do not


Brief | 22 May 2024

City of Cape Town backtracks on housing agreement with Mfuleni backyarders

New housing development will not only be for the backyarders, says the City


News | 22 May 2024

Last four traders at Salt River Market to fight their eviction

Site to be used for 1,000 affordable housing units

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News | 21 May 2024

“Silent disease” outed at African Hepatitis Convention

Many South Africans with hepatitis go undiagnosed


News | 20 May 2024

Rainbow flags fill the streets of Nyanga and Gugulethu

In its 11th year, Khumbulani Pride renewed calls for justice for victims of hate crime


News | 20 May 2024

Community health workers toyi-toyi outside Alan Winde’s offices

They were demanding full employment by the province


Brief | 17 May 2024

New police station finally opens in Khayelitsha, ending a nearly 20-year wait

Construction of a permanent station in Makhaza will start next year, says Bheki Cele


News | 17 May 2024

UCT students set up camp in solidarity with Palestinians

A white sheet with hundreds of names of those killed in Palestine since October was draped down the Sarah Baartman Hall steps


Brief | 16 May 2024

Large fishing companies oppose squid quotas in court

The commercial industry is being “greedy” says Eastern Cape small-scale fisher


Law | 16 May 2024

Blow for Woodstock social housing plans

Tribunal overturns Heritage Western Cape decision to allow development at the Earl Street site


News | 15 May 2024

Huge march to Parliament for better schools

Presidency and Department of Basic Education commit to respond to demands by Equal Education


Brief | 10 May 2024

“Dismay” at Stellenbosch senate’s rejection of call for Gaza ceasefire

Meanwhile Nelson Mandela University senate supported a call for a ceasefire in Gaza earlier this week, and effectively an academic boycott of Israel


Brief | 10 May 2024

Refugee and former car guard graduates with a PhD

Albert Mpazayabo hopes his thesis on integration of refugees in South Africa will be taken seriously by the authorities


News | 10 May 2024

Western Cape separatist loses complaint against Daily Maverick

A ruling by the Press Ombud has helped clarify clauses about fact versus opinion in the Press Code


Law | 9 May 2024

Activists want 12 more pieces of public land used for housing

Parking lots in Cape Town’s city centre should be used for affordable housing, says Ndifuna Ukwazi


News | 9 May 2024