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The City of Cape Town is expected to meet with the representatives of a Strandfontein mosque after a complaint that its daily call to prayer is too noisy.


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Female scrap collectors put their lives at risk to make money

2018-12-11 05:20

Nomvalo village has become home to a number of women who sleep out in the open as they wait for trucks to take them where they can sell scrap metal.

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2018-12-10 21:26

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