Articles by Christopher Clark

“People feel betrayed”: small-scale dagga growers fear exclusion from legal trade

Part two in a series on the Pondoland dagga growers

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14 October 2019

Legalisation is killing our market, say small-scale dagga growers

Part one in a two-part series on the Pondoland dagga growers

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4 October 2019

JHB waste pickers face routine harassment

“A lot of people don’t appreciate what we are doing for them”

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12 March 2019

Immigrants targeted in Alexandra housing battle

Vigilantes accused of throwing families out of RDP housing

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21 February 2019

Border War veterans fall through the cracks of reconciliation

“32 Battalion raped our women. They killed our brothers and sisters. It’s painful living with the legacy of their oppression.”

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19 November 2018

32 Battalion veterans left in limbo in forgotten military town

Pomfret is in decline and its 3,000 Portuguese speaking residents face an uncertain future

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14 November 2018

Why is there so much conflict between Abahlali and the state?

Scarcity of houses is just one part of a problem that has its roots in the province’s 1990s violence

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20 September 2018

No justice for assassinated Abahlali activists

Investigating officer claimed no knowledge of S’fiso Ngcobo’s case, hung up the phone, and blocked our number

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12 September 2018

We will not be intimidated, says Abahlali leader

Activists defy persistent threats in KZN

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5 September 2018

Only one conviction out of 85 in murder hotspot

Part three of a series on political violence and the frustrated search for justice in KwaZulu-Natal

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29 March 2018

Inside the ANC’s KZN war

Part two of a series on political violence and the frustrated search for justice in KwaZulu-Natal

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22 March 2018

Women of Glebelands hostel devastated by violence

Part one of a series on political violence and the frustrated search for justice in KwaZulu-Natal

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19 March 2018

Developers accused of “capturing” Sea Point ratepayers association

“A committee representing property interests is responsible for vetting their own development applications”

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15 February 2018

The forgotten mining town where rape is “normal”

Women and children bear the brunt of lawlessness at Durban Deep

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16 January 2018

Murder and corruption in the mining town the world forgot

Gold buyers in expensive cars extort rock-bottom prices from Durban Deep’s zama zamas, while the police look on

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11 January 2018

“Drugs is a fight that we will never win”

Part three of our series on vigilantism in South Africa

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29 August 2017