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Backyarder programme doesn’t go far enough, say Bellville South residents

For GroundUp.   Walking through Bellville South in Cape Town, one sees rows and rows of council housing owned by the City of Cape Town, with Wendy houses,…


Meet Khayelitsha’s guerilla gardeners

For GroundUp. In April 2016, a group of about 12 people cleared a patch of public land previously used as an illegal dumping ground next to the Khayelitsha…


Review: Unfinished Vol. 4

For What’s on in Cape Town. The Unfinished Series is an initiative by Darkroom Contemporary, which brings together dancers and musicians for a collaborative performance. To create a…


Smashing patriarchy, one hip hop cypher at a time

For Africa is a Country. “Women, for long you’ve been preached over; preserved for one purpose of giving birth,” is a line from Sistah Anela’s song “Zivume” on…


Turned Away From Hospitals For 10 Years: A Malawian Asylum Seeker Tells His Story

For The Daily Vox.


City promises social housing in Woodstock

For GroundUp.


Salt River family ordered to leave their home of 11 years

For GroundUp


The Students Fighting to Decolonialise Music and Dance in South Africa

For Okayafrica


A Community in Crisis: Gentrification in Woodstock and Salt River

I created a location-aware, GPS-triggered, documentary audio tour about gentrification in Woodstock and Salt River. While some argue these areas are improving – less crime, more business, prettier…


Salt River man’s daily battle “to put a candle and bread on the table”

Published by GroundUp