COCT conduct feasibility for homeless shelter expansion

LOCAL The City of Cape Town says it is conducting feasibility studies to expand shelters for the homeless, including in Green Point and Muizenberg. To mark World Homelessness Day on Sunday, the City announced a R140 million investment into its transitional Safe Spaces project over the next three years. Cape[…]

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City moves homeless people, but not without criticism

As citizens are repeatedly encouraged to remain indoors for the remaining 16 days of South Africa’s nationwide lockdown, concerns continue for those who don’t have a home to go to. In Cape Town alone there are still thousands of homeless who require protection from the coronavirus pandemic. The statistics are[…]

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Shelters prepare for Covid-19

Being told to self-isolate or work from home as the world grapples with Covid-19 is meaningless to people who rely on shelters for a bed and food. So how are some of South Africa’s shelters adjusting to the declaration by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday that there should not be[…]

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