Voice of the Cape


More can be done to treat postnatal depression: Professor

University of Cape Town Associate Professor, Simone Honikman says more can be done in the treatment and prevention of postnatal depression. This kind of depression is experienced by mothers after giving birth. Honikam, who is also the Director of the university’s Perinatal Mental Health Project, says mothers who do not[…]

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Decolonizing the Muslim experience in SA

The topic of decolonisation has been particularly pertinent in recent times, amidst several social justice movements calling for increased awareness of the lingering effects of colonisation in institutions and social life, globally. In South Africa, the social, economic, political and institutional struggles people experience are all inextricably linked to race[…]

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UCT students “reimagine” District Six

By Anees Teladia  A talented group of students completing their honours degrees in architecture at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has participated in the “Cape Town Spatial Justice Laboratory: Writing/Righting the City Otherwise” project, using their skills to reconceptualise the famous District Six. District Six is an area synonymous[…]

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Mayosi to be laid to rest on Saturday

The funeral of the late world renowned cardiologist, Professor Bongani Mayosi will be held in Cape Town on Saturday. Mayosi, who was Dean of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town, took his own life last week after grappling with depression. Mayosi was very vocal during the #FeesMustFall protests[…]

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