The partial re-opening of the central line in Cape Town has brought a collective sigh of relief from commuters.
The Kutlwanong ProMaths Centre achieved the improbable last year when all its Maths and Physical Science learners passed their matriculation exams.
According to the report, basic services in Marikana are temporary, “anonymous and dehumanising”.
The deployment of the army in Cape Flats townships invokes the states of emergency of the 1980s. It’s a different time, a different war.
Members of the South African National Defence Force were expected to be deployed in gang and crime ridden areas of Cape Town on Friday.
The transport minister and his deputy got stuck on a train in what looked like a public relations stunt.
Ramaphosa Informal Settlement residents say the City should expect more protests if it does not back down from planning evictions.
It is no longer business as usual for people trading in chickens along Govan Mbeki Road in Philippi as a results of the avian influenza outbreak.
After the mass killings in Marikana informal settlement, Cape Town, on the weekend that took 11 lives, the full force of ministerial bluster descended on the area to try reassure a community in shock. Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, continued with his tough talk as he presented a new Station Commander for the Philippi East Police Station.
Sweet Home Farm shack dwellers are not prepared to move to new houses built by the City of Cape Town. They say the houses are very small and there is no enough space for children to play.
A seven-year-old Philippi girl has internalized the shame of not having a birth certificate to such an extent that she hides inside the house so that people don’t ask why she is not at school.