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Monday September 26th 2016

Arts

Generations actors were greedy, says soapie actor Generations actors were greedy, says soapie actor »

06.11.2014 Muvhango and Scandal actor Leslie Musina was 'besieged' by Cape Town fans of the two [...]


Stones thrown at the Monument miss the mark Stones thrown at the Monument miss the mark »

27.07.2014 I attended the festival in Grahamstown this year, and I have to agree with author Kimon de [...]


A shot of life, straight no chaser A shot of life, straight no chaser »

We are more alike than we think. Or, slightly more disconcertingly, we are not as unique as we like to [...]


Protest

Two shot in Langa protests

Two shot in Langa protests

21.09.2016 Workers' World reporters A young woman and an elderly man were shot during the violent housing protests in Langa yesterday, and traffic chaos continues as central line trains cancelled. A 20-year-old first-year Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) student was shot in the neck, and police state a 79-year-old man was [...]

Langa violence could have been averted, says community leader

Langa violence could have been averted, says community leader

20.09.2016 CAPE TOWN – The violence that erupted in Langa, during which at least one person was shot, could have been avoided if residents had been allowed to march to the Civic Centre during the early hours of this morning to voice their dissatisfaction over housing delivery, said a prominent community leader. Following social media [...]

Dunoon damaged in land battle

Dunoon damaged in land battle

22.03.2016 A MyCiTi bus was set alight, law enforcement vehicles stoned and MyCiTi infrastructure vandalised as protests over land for housing in Dunoon ntered their fourth day yesterday. (Tues) Protestors also stoned motorists along the N7 and Potsdam Road on Sunday and Monday. The protestors who have been invading pockets of land in [...]

Petrol bombs in taxi protest

Petrol bombs in taxi protest

16.03.2016 A delivery van and a MyCiTi bus station in Joe Slovo Park near Milnerton were petrol bombed by taxi drivers on Tuesday morning in protest against an ongoing law enforcement clampdown on illegally operating taxis. Taxi drivers blocked Democracy Drive with rubble and burning tyres, with about 30 mini-bus taxis belonging to [...]

Pigs head campaign suspended for now

Pigs head campaign suspended for now

14.11.2014 The pigs head campaign against retail giant Woolworths was suspended earlier this week - for now. The suspension of the campaign by the Congress of South African Students (Cosas) follows the campaign being condemned by their allies Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Against Israel in South Africa (BDS South Africa) and the African [...]

Parking solutions in breach of labour Acts, say lawyers

Parking solutions in breach of labour Acts, say lawyers

04.11.13 If parking marshals' allegations are correct, Street Parking Solutions owner Zunade Loghedy appears to be in violation of both the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Labour Relations Act. SPS employees who have been on a protected strike for the last two weeks have variously claimed that they are not receiving sick leave, [...]

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Human Rights

Living in sewage »

Living in sewage

Sewage from blocked toilets flows between shacks in Ethembeni informal settlement in Dunoon near Milnerton where thousands of people are having to live in [Read More]


Environment

Milnerton lagoon health hazard Milnerton lagoon health hazard »

25.10.2013 If you paddle on the Milnerton Lagoon, don’t splash your canoeing [...]


Many Karoo residents have never heard of fracking Many Karoo residents have never heard of fracking »

20.08.2013 A sample of over 30 residents randomly interviewed in six Karoo towns last [...]


Gobal activists warn SA against fracking »

12.07.2013  European environmental activists have warned that the oil and gas [...]