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Capetonians sleep outside to raise awareness

SOME Capetonians braved the cold and slept outside on Saturday night to mark World Homeless Day and raise awareness about the plight of those living on the street.

Reward system to be run for homeless

The City of Cape Town is working with far south religious, civic, and non-profit organisations to establish a reward system for the homeless.

Effecting lasting change

Since its launch in Muizenberg on Thursday 18 March, the new U-Turn service centre has begun work to turn around the lives of street people living in the areas stretching from Steenberg to Kalk Bay.

New Friends: A Joyful Lockdown Story

How has lockdown given new hope to a group of ladies previously living on the street? What are they now dreaming for their lives? NANINE STEENKAMP found out what’s been happening at a little church in Cape Town’s Kirstenhof.

Good Samaritan now assists bandiete with rehabilitation

A good Samaritan, who became known for giving a homeless oupa a makeover two years ago, is now not only inspiring those living on the street but also bandiete and drug addicts.

Homeles Community Mourns loss of two Members

The homeless community in Muizenburg is mourning the loss of two of its members. Rasta and Chantel who passed away suddenly days apart from chronic illnesses. 

Good Samaritan now assists bandiete with rehabilitation

A good Samaritan, who became known for giving a homeless oupa a makeover two years ago, is now not only inspiring those living on the street but also bandiete and drug addicts.

 

It’s men’s duty to end gender-based violence. He’s leading the charge in South Africa

At the age of 12, Phinius Sebatsane was confronted with a struggle no child should have to face. “I saw my mother being attacked by my stepfather,”

Peace In the Chaos: The Story of Phinus

My mom was amazing. I have happy memories of her cuddling and tickling me, and fondly remember massaging her back when she got home from work. I was her only child and we were very tight.

 

Mayor attends public meeting in Fish Hoek

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis and his team of mayoral committee members visited Fish Hoek to discuss the City’s future plans for Cape Town and to assist residents with “technical” enquiries.

 

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