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A bleak start to the year

With schools opening next week and most people recovering from end-of-the-year expenses, Never Never informal settlement residents, in Philippi, will be forced to dig...

Massive blow for train commuters

Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott has confirmed that all central line train services have been suspended until further notice due to the recent killing of...

Son repays ‘hard-working’ mom

The son of a domestic worker, Anelisa Sidlayiya, lives in a shack in a Philippi informal settlement, but the Masivuke High School pupil has...

Plants – nature’s own pest control

Nature is wonderful. Not only do so many plants in our garden look and smell good but they can also be used in cooking,...

Pensioner’s burden of debt lifted

Cheree Long turned to me in desperation after getting the brush-off from Lewis Stores and Woolworths. All the Bothasig woman wanted to do was...

Water initiative keeps gardens alive

As the province continues to battle the severe drought, the Ikhaya Garden in Site C got a boost when NPO Water4CapeTown NPO donated a...

Tips to help cope with the year ahead

With the potential of new beginnings and opportunities, the New Year should fill us with excitement and hope to start afresh. Because of some...

Tips to fight against diarrhoea during summer

The “diarrhoea surge season”, which lasts until May, is in full swing, the City has warned.The season coincides with the warmer weather and children...

Angry residents grab vacant sites

Two new informal settlements are set to be created in Crossroads and Philippi and those who have occupied the land are adamant that they...

Looking to the stars for guidance

Last year may have been good for some but disastrous for others against a backdrop of what could be called a political soapie.So, ...