Sleeping out with homeless

A group of young people from Retreat, Steenberg and other areas literally took to the streets on Friday July 12 to voice their concerns about the enforcement of the by-laws.

Preparing for life after school

The modules include skills development, bridging school life and employment, applying for university, interview skills, basic budgeting and basic labour laws.

UCT honours Denis Goldberg

UCT’s Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng said as a UCT alumnus, Denis Goldberg represents the very best of the institution’s values and culture.

Police attacked

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating a case of attempted murder after a shooting between the police’s K9 Unit and gang members from the Ottery Flats.

Tributes pour in for film-maker

John Fredericks shot to fame in 2016 with his acclaimed movie Noem My Skollie, which was based on his life. His memoir, Skollie: One Man’s Struggle to Survive by Telling Stories, followed in 2017.

Researching for change

The group spent months working with the community of Overcome Heights last year to try to understand some of the hardships residents face daily.

Resident’s fight for a ground floor flat

Aletta Felix has experienced health setbacks and has had to undergo an operation due to arthritis in the knee as well as a double mastectomy.

Poo finally stops flowing in service lane

The City of Cape Town had numerous excuses: the leak was on private property but they would serve notice on the owner and a clerk logged the case to an incorrect department.

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