Khayelitsha


WATCH: 'The water was up to my knees' - Khayelitsha residents battle with flooded homes

2019-07-24 15:47

"The water was up to my knees, it was like a river," Khayelitsha resident Lindani Mbombela says, describing how his shack flooded during heavy Cape Town rains.

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WATCH: Cape Town men march against the abuse of women and children

Western Cape community safety MEC Dan Plato led a MenUnited march against women and children abuse in Khayelitsha. Watch.

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Let's take back our communities from violent criminals

2018-07-04 11:56

The most important job, the first job, of any government is to keep its people safe. The ANC has failed to do this, writes Mmusi Maimane.

Gin just the tonic for Khayelitsha business

2017-09-09 23:03

Khayelitsha will soon have its own gin as a local entrepreneur will release two types of gin in November.

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Chained murder-accused look on at Sinoxolo in loco inspection

An inspection in loco was held on Monday in the trial of two men accused of raping and killing Sinoxolo Mafevuka in Khayelitsha last year. Watch.

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Forget quotas, transformation is about grassroot development

2016-11-07 12:30

This is not a quick-way to solve transformation, but the Connect Sports Academy is the stepping stone to changing young lives and raw talent.

Cape organisations empower women to succeed

2016-08-08 17:59

In the run-up to Women’s Month two local non-profits have been working together to uplift women in Cape Town’s townships.

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'If you walk alone at night in Khayelitsha you're a target'

Almost two years since a major report on policing in Khayelitsha was filed the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) is still calling for foot patrols and more resources to keep residents safe.

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Family expresses devastation over Sinoxolo Mafevuka's killing

Nine days after murdered Sinoxolo Mafevuka's body was found in a communal toilet, the police visited her family. Watch.

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'Children are getting sick from the water' - over 3600 CT residents affected by winter flooding

Last year 50 000 people were affected by flooding in the Western Cape. This year the number of affected residents sits at 3 636. Watch.

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WATCH: This young Khayelitsha artist used drawing to escape drugs and alcohol abuse

Luvo Khehla, a second-year graphics design student at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, says art helped him escape a life of drug and alcohol abuse.

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Calls for more toilets as Khayelitsha shack dwellers resort to the bucket system

2018-08-04 14:20

City of Cape Town says shacks in Enkanini will need to be relocated to make space for more toilets.

Challenges facing young professionals

2018-04-09 13:46

Many young professionals experience patriarchy, ageism and racism and come across difficulties concerning the lack of work experience and financial assistance. Neliswa Dludla's story is the first step towards change.

The business of shopping for Khayelitsha

2017-08-13 06:03

Grocery shopping may get cheaper thanks to a new venture that helps people buy in bulk.

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The Spinach King: Making healthy eating cool in Khayelitsha

Lufefe Nomjana, affectionately known as the 'Spinach King', opened his second "green" bakery in Khayelitsha last year and is determined to franchise his concept. News24 spoke to Lufefe, as well as some of his customers. Watch.

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Two teen gangsters killed, Nyanga families afraid to speak

Two teenagers were murdered on Nyanga's KTC streets in a matter of days, but their families are too afraid to speak out.

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Pravin is not our favourite, but we're happy for stability - Malema

Watch as EFF leader Julius Malema weighs in on Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's role in Parliament. He spoke during a walkabout in Khayelitsha, Cape Town on Monday.

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March planned for slain Sinoxolo Mafevuka

The Social Justice Coalition is planning a march in Town Two, Khayelitsha following the murder of Sinoxolo Mafevuka. Her half-clothed body was found dumped in a toilet 13 days ago.

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How many more kids will die before SA takes away the bottle?

2015-07-08 15:28

It will go down in history as one of the worst birthday parties ever. Young people were celebrating when a shot was allegedly fired into a packed tavern in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

GlamHour: Chance for township SMEs to sparkle

2014-08-27 12:49

Khayelitsha entrepreneur Zizipho Dyubeni is slowly making a name for herself in the township as a go-to-person for coordinating events.

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