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Walking in silence

2019-09-17 06:00

Hundreds of people from Newlands and the deaf community gathered in the area for the 5km Silent Walk on Friday 6 September.

Lingerie makers trained

2019-09-17 06:01

Shona Macdonald, founder of Thursdays Lingerie and Swimwear in Cape Town aims to empower the women of Mitchell’s Plain.

Worm farm on the cards

2019-09-17 06:00

Scoop the poop, feed the worms, use the compost – and don’t forget to use your litter for good.

Pledging to stop GBV

2019-09-17 06:00

The Wynberg Campus of Schools gathered to show their support for putting a stop to violence against women and children.

Educating parents too

2019-09-17 06:01

At the French Nursery School in Woodstock, both children and their parents are educated.

Granny turns 100

2019-09-17 06:00

Adriane Joemat, from Grassy Park, is celebrating her 100th birthday today (Tuesday 17 September).

Lowlift pump gets an upgrade

2019-09-17 06:01

The prayers of the residents from Seawinds and Retreat have been answered, with the City of Cape Town having commenced upgrade work on the foul-smelling lowlift sewage pump.

An entrepreneur to his roots

2019-09-17 06:01

Rondebosch resident Uzair Essack (27) was announced as the winner of the 2019 Medium Business Entrepreneur of the Year category at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Rosebank, on Wednesday 4 September.

Eco-warriors thank garden funder

2019-09-17 06:01

Since the installation of the urban garden at Levana Primary School in April (‘The seeds of change’, People’s Post 9 April) the learners have enjoyed many meals made from their very own produce – and...

Celebrating marine life heritage

2019-09-17 06:00

As part of the ongoing Heritage Month celebrations, Two Oceans Aquarium will host a unique commemoration focusing on a range of species housed at the aquarium.

Pricey consequences for dumping

2019-09-17 06:00

Cape Town mayor Dan Plato recently visited Vygieskraal in Athlone as part of his clean-up campaign.

Shelter’s journey recorded in book

2019-09-17 06:00

A book about the Kenilworth-based Sisters Incorporated, titled Survivors, was launched at Isibaya Room at the Artscape Theatre in the CBD recently.

Women say ‘don’t mess with us’

2019-09-17 06:00

Following the recent spate of brutal attacks on women, a local organisation has decided to partner with a karate club and present self-defence classes for women.


‘Treat women with respect’

2019-09-17 06:01

Believing that “prevention is better than cure”, Rylands High School is inviting guest speakers to talk to their learners about gender-based violence and other social ills on an ongoing basis.

Making reading exciting

2019-09-17 06:01

Kannemeyer Primary School principal, Ridwan Samodien, says he would do anything to develop a love for reading among learners.

Spotlight on mental health

2019-09-17 06:00

Urgent intervention is needed to raise awareness about mental health issues in the country and across the globe.

Young beauty aims for the stars

2019-09-17 06:00

Aliyah Toyer dreams of participating in the Miss Universe pageant one day and wants to help make the world a better place.

Cop serves for 30 years

2019-09-17 06:00

Col Jan Alexander, the station commander at Steenberg police station, celebrates 30 years of service in the police.

Bikers raise funds for Zoar residents

2019-09-17 06:01

Chariots of Fire Biking Ministry held their Winter Ablaze fundraiser concert at Desire of All Nations Church in Ottery on Saturday 31 August.

All roads lead to Turfhall

2019-09-17 06:00

The annual three-day Softball South Africa (SSA) Masters tournament will kick-off at Turfhall Softball Stadium on Saturday 21 September.

‘Dare to dream’, NPO urges youth

2019-09-17 06:01

The mood was jovial as young and old enjoyed themselves at the inaugural street concert organised by Cape Cultural Collection (CCC) in Manenberg.

Help get learners to SA pool contest

2019-09-17 06:01

Since its launch earlier this year, Pool 4 Change has racked up quite a long list of participating schools – and now learners taking part in the programme will get the chance to show off their skills...

Helping women to get protection orders

2019-09-17 06:00

Amid the scourge of gender-based violence and senseless killings of women and children around the country, a Kensington man has opened his heart to assist the victims.

More than meats the eye

2019-09-17 06:01

Tuesday 24 September is Heritage Day, aka Braai Day; and yes, while salads, sauces and braai broodjies are indispensable supporting acts, for most, the star attraction will be the meat.

Imam Haron’s memory lives on

2019-09-17 06:00

Friends, family and followers of Imam Abdullah Haron gathered at Dulcie September civic centre at the launch of an exhibition commemorating his life.

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