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City runs campaign on homelessness

In a recent campaign by the City of Cape Town, a vending machine spewing small change onto the pavement was used to demonstrate to passersby how mahala coins keep vagrants glued to the street. The campaign addressed the major homelessness issue in the City of Cape Town, which is especially[…]

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City’s drug campaign paying off

The City of Cape Town have re- launched their “I have a drug problem” campaign in Bonteheuwel on Wednesday. Mayor Patricia De Lille highlighted that while there are many issues that still need to be addressed, the campaign has seen major successes. De Lille said the campaign has allowed communities[…]

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Crime Line launches 365 Days of Activism

In a bid to eradicate the scourge of violence against women and children, local NGO Crime Line has collaborated with the Minister of Women Affairs Susan Shabangu, to launch the 365 Days of Activism campaign. This follows the recent Days of Activism against women and child abuse, and will seek[…]

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Rape Crisis to conduct door to door survey

As part of its involvement in the annual 16 Days of Activism campaign for no violence against women and children, local awareness group Rape Crisis have embarked on a door to door campaign within the areas of Athlone. As part of this initiative, volunteers will conducts surveys amongst the residents[…]

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Positive start to Cycling for Charity

The Cycling for Charity campaign 2014 kicked off on a positive note this past Sunday, with Auric Auto’s sales executive, Shiraaz Mia, describing the first ride as “easy and enjoyable”. He was joined by a group of four other cyclists, including two regular cycling partners and a representative of VOC.[…]

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IRSA calls for support for Qurbani

Having embarked on its annual Qurbani campaign for 2014, Islamic Relief South Africa (IRSA) has reiterated its call for South African Muslims to help sponsor, and donate the gift of meat to some of the poorest and underprivileged communities across the world. Latest statistics have suggested that more than 824[…]

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Women banned from entering Al-Aqsa

The sanctity of Masjid al-Aqsa is suffering an intensified threat at the hands of Israeli settlers, with women having been barred entry to the iconic mosque, since the begging of Ramadan. This is according to Palestinian born pharmacy student, Basel Agbaria, who is currently studying at the University of the[…]

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BDS targeting companies with ties to Israel

The coordinators of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) South Africa have hailed the overwhelming support shown by the South African community towards their campaign to economically cripple the state of Israel. Local Palestinian sympathisers have come out strongly against companies with affiliations to the oppressive state, as anger continues[…]

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Often overlooked in favour of other major human rights issues, the persecution of the Rohingya people, a Muslim minority in Myanmar, has rarely received the type of media coverage befitting of such a gross violation of human rights. But on June 13th, Twitter users are set to use the powerful[…]

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