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Capetonians commemorate end of slavery in the Cape

An Emancipation Day walk commemorating the abolition of slavery in the Cape, has taken place in Cape Town. The “Walk in the Night” march marks the end of slavery in the Cape Colony on December the first 1834. Community members joined the 13th annual walk organised by the District Six Museum. They[…]

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Moms Move for Justice to march to parliament

Social justice movement group, Moms Move for Justice is expected to march to parliament in Cape Town tomorrow on Thursday in commemoration of all the victims of crime and senseless violence in local communities. Ordinary community members, religious leaders, community organisations and non-profit organisations are expected to attend. The march[…]

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Hundreds march in support of Palestine in London

LONDON (Ma’an) — Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of London, on Saturday, in solidarity with the Palestinian people who are commemorating the 71st anniversary of the 1948 Nakba or “catastrophe,” when an estimated 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their homes when the state of Israel was created.[…]

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Building sub-contractors march to Parliament

By Anees Teladia The Building Industry Bargaining Council (BIBC) has been under scrutiny by sub-contractors recently, following accusations of unfairness and exorbitant monies being demanded and received by the BIBC. Sub-contractors have now decided to conduct a march to Parliament to hand over a memorandum of complaints to the Minister[…]

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DA march for army intervention in Cape gang hotspots

Leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) Mmusi Maimane will lead thousands of Cape Town residents in a march against crime to the Nyanga police station on Thursday. The official opposition said in a statement that the African National Congress (ANC) needs to “honour their commitment to deploy the army to[…]

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Kenfac residents march for better policing

By Abubakr Abrahams Some 500 residents from Kensington, Maitland and Factreton held a public march over the weekend to Kensington police station to raise their concerns over the alleged lack of police resources in Kensington. Mogamat Noordien, chairperson of the Kensington Community Police Forum, says police in the area have[…]

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VOC Summer Festival officially open

Luminous colour, drums and songs to pull at the heartstring, the opening of the VOC Summer Festival 2016 on Friday night struck at the core of what the festival stands for – bringing the community together. While a cold wind set into the Vygieskraal stadium, the hearts were warmed as[…]

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