Articles by Drew Wayland

From plastic bottle to … plastic bottle: how Cape Town recycles

90% of South Africa’s waste is not recycled

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22 November 2019

75-year-old SHAWCO to cut back activity after funding cuts

But medical projects will continue

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11 November 2019

Public protector taken to court over PRASA corruption report

Activist group #UniteBehind accuses advocate Mkhwebane of ignoring state capture evidence

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5 November 2019

Pharmacists asked to pledge support for NHI

South African Pharmacy Council sent unorthodox message

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16 October 2019

SA has no reliable data on subsidised housing, says report

Centre for Affordable Housing Finance points to holes in data collection process

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11 October 2019

JSC dismisses complaint by Judge Makhubele against Judge Tuchten

Ruling vindicates Tuchten’s judgment that raised serious questions about Makhubele’s conduct at PRASA

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9 October 2019

City of Cape Town refuses to respond to activist prank

Organisers of Monday’s zombie rally sent out a spoof press release that claimed the City had agreed to their demands

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3 October 2019

Cape Town tennis academy is changing lives - and making champions

“People were hesitant to fund something like kids playing tennis when there might be so many other pressing problems in South Africa”

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30 September 2019

Women-only train carriage proposal derailed

PRASA appears to have abandoned plan to set aside carriages for women and children

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20 September 2019

Protesters disrupt auction of evicted family’s house

Auctioneer says City of Cape Town “jumped through hoops” for evictees

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17 September 2019

80-year-old Woodstock man evicted from his home of 43 years

Family spends night on the street

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17 September 2019

Call for more churches to become places of refuge

Methodists hold silent protest against gender based violence

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13 September 2019

“Proper shelter can change a person completely”

The City of Cape Town has relocated people to the Pickwick site close to the city centre. And it’s working.

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6 September 2019

#AmINextProtest: Ramaphosa promises action to a sceptical crowd

Protesters refuse to sing the national anthem

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5 September 2019

SA men must do their share in the home, says Oxfam

In Africa, the gap between time spent by men and women is bigger only in Malawi

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3 September 2019