Pilot project for parolees

Staff ReporterFinding a job in South Africa is hard, but when you have a criminal record it’s even harder. So, many parolees hoping to turn...

Kewtown resident makes a meal out of idea

NABEELAH MOHEDEEN An idea which occured to a Kewtown resident when he witnessed the mess a friend’s dog made at meal time, has been...

Film-maker remembers Ashley Kriel

CARL COLLISON The vagaries of travelling by public transport - with a fractured knee, no less - is not about to stop film-maker Nadine...

Education initiative aims to help schools succeed

JOHN HARVEYIn a world that has all but accepted that acts of kindness take a back seat to the demands of everyday life,...

Correct number

In the article “Raising a child with Down syndrome”, Athlone News, February 17, the telephone number published was incorrect. Founder member of Genes to...

City warns exotic Tree of Heaven not welcome

STAFF REPORTERIt might look exotic and pretty, but the tree of heaven is considered an extremely harmful invasive species. To date, the City has...

Calls to stop dodgy social grant deductions

Social Development MEC Albert Fritz has reiterated his call on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to stop unauthorised deductions from social grant...

Remembering dark day in District six

MATTHEW HIRSCHFebruary 11, 1966 is a date etched into the memories of many people of colour across the city. It marks the day District...

Past pupils give Manenberg a blast from the past

MOGAMAT TOFFARManenberg High took a nostalgic trip down memory lane when the pioneers of the school - its first pupils - joined in its...

Growing your own ‘edibles’ during water restrictions

OWN CORRESPONDENT With much of the country suffering the effects of drought, the City of Cape Town implemented Level 2 water restrictions at the...