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Elderly Delft residents get keys to their new homes | IOL Cape Arguscreate an environment so they assist themselves. Many young people live in gove
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create an environment so they assist themselves. Many young people live in government houses while people in their eighties have never been assisted. This means we are not doing what we are supposed to do. This is a serious issue for me." Cape A... Read more
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Delft elderly get keys to their new homes | IOL Cape Arguscreate an environment so they assist themselves. Many young people live in gove
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create an environment so they assist themselves. Many young people live in government houses while people in their eighties have never been assisted. This means we are not doing what we are supposed to do. This is a serious issue for me." Cape A... Read more
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#WaterCrisis: Flower shows ruined by drought | IOL Cape Argusfestivals specifically. "Tourists use between three and eight times more water
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festivals specifically. "Tourists use between three and eight times more water than residents. We know water is key for economic growth, and central to tourism experiences. We need the tourism sector to partner with us to conserve water." Cape Ar... Read more
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PSL adventure begins for eager Patosi and 'blindfolded' McCarthyto tweak City’s style of play. "I have introduced a high press style of play,
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to tweak City’s style of play. "I have introduced a high press style of play, in that I do not want teams to settle. We can still have the usual counter-attack as one of our strategies, but I don’t want it to be the only way we play.” Cap... Read more
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Man survives after car crashes off cliff | IOL Cape Argusslope above it. Western Cape Government Health Emergency Medical Services are c
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slope above it. Western Cape Government Health Emergency Medical Services are currently making use of our AMS helicopter to bring the critically injured survivor to safety." The circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known. Cape... Read more
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#WomensMonth: Transgender person launches crowdfunding campaign | IOL Cape Argusit. It's going to take more than 20 years." Botha aims to raise over R200 000
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it. It's going to take more than 20 years." Botha aims to raise over R200 000 to pay for the surgery, and has reached R2 719.46 so far. She also hopes her campaign will empower transgender individuals to step out and share their stories. Cape Ar... Read more
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LISTEN: Cyclist killed in freak accident | IOL Cape Argussent via an alert. "The cyclist pedaled up the mountain, lost his footing and f
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sent via an alert. "The cyclist pedaled up the mountain, lost his footing and fell into the roadway. "A minibus taxi then allegedly drove over the cyclist," she said. Police spokesperson FC van Wyk was unable to confirm the incident. Cap... Read more
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Literally Yours: Magically solving maths problems | IOL Cape Argusfor 57 years. The funeral will be held at the All Saints Church, Belhar at 11am
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for 57 years. The funeral will be held at the All Saints Church, Belhar at 11am on Saturday. * Literally Yours is a weekly column from Cape Argus reader Alex Tabisher. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Newspap... Read more
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#WomensDay: Cheers to the marchers and to women everywhere! | IOL Cape Argusand sad times. Cheers to you all! * Danny Oosthuizen, #TheDignityProject ambas
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and sad times. Cheers to you all! * Danny Oosthuizen, #TheDignityProject ambassador, in his weekly daily column for the Cape Argus tackles the struggles homeless people face. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent... Read more
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City files suit to buy power directlycarbon emissions by introducing more renewables, such as solar and wind energy
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carbon emissions by introducing more renewables, such as solar and wind energy into our energy mix,” mayoral spokesperson Zara Nicholson said. Nicholson also added that the City intends making electricity more affordable over time. ... Read more
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#EppingFire destroys factoryArea just after 9am this morning. Currently we have a total of 12 firefighting
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Area just after 9am this morning. Currently we have a total of 12 firefighting vehicles on the scene including eight fire engines and two water tankers as well as a rescue vehicle on the scene. No injuries have been reported," Layne said. Cape A... Read more
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#WomensMonth - One-on-one with Thuli Madonselayou as a leader like gold is perfected by fire and diamonds by pressure. 4. Ne
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you as a leader like gold is perfected by fire and diamonds by pressure. 4. Never allow injustice and related suffering to harden you but rather let such deepen your compassion as a leader and ability to lead for the common good.... Read more
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LISTEN: #NoConfidenceVote: Road closures due to marchesduring the gathering times if at all possible. "The South African Police Servi
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during the gathering times if at all possible. "The South African Police Service is the lead agent with regard to special security arrangements on both days, with the City’s enforcement agencies playing a supporting role," the City said. Cape A... Read more
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Cape Town City's Johannes confident McCarthy will be successfulto play for. We’ll be ready this time. We know that, in this competition, ther
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to play for. We’ll be ready this time. We know that, in this competition, there are just three games to get to the final, so we know what’s at stake. Last season, we lost to Wits in the semi-finals and, this time, we want to go further.” Cape A... Read more
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R1.1m boost for Atlantis home for the disabledare humbled by their incredible generosity and saying thank you seems so little
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are humbled by their incredible generosity and saying thank you seems so little. This is a great example of when a business takes care of the community within which it works and wants to be part of the growth and development," Cronje said. Cape Ar... Read more
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Heartbreaking film about #CourtneyPietersa means for healing from abuse she experienced in her past. American documenta
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a means for healing from abuse she experienced in her past. American documentary photographer Alexandra Deitz will have her project, Embracing Dignity on show. This is a co-operative endeavour with Cape Town NGO Embrace Dignity. Cape Argus an... Read more
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#WomensMonth: Corporate SA still treats woman unfairlyfrom home should be carefully monitored to uncover overwork and eliminate psych
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from home should be carefully monitored to uncover overwork and eliminate psychological distress. Full report can be accessed here: http://www.usb.ac.za/Shared%20Documents/SABPP_Womens_Report_2017_web.pdf Cape Argus adapted from Pre... Read more
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Rise in revenge killings on children probedfeel in power and in control of things and insidious violence creeps in. In tha
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feel in power and in control of things and insidious violence creeps in. In that moment there is no sense of humanity because they are empty and are trying to reclaim some sense of meaning in their lives that lack,” she... Read more
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Cape residents revolt over rates hikesJohannesburg. “These assertions are false. The great majority of tariff increa
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Johannesburg. “These assertions are false. The great majority of tariff increases for City services are close to or within the inflation range. Our energy tariffs at heart remain consumption based, so the less you use the less you pay.” Cape... Read more
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#WaterCrisis: This is how I brought my water bill to 'zero'bill was reduced from R2 600 monthly to zero. Each water tank cost R5 000, but
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bill was reduced from R2 600 monthly to zero. Each water tank cost R5 000, but it was worth the money which I spent,” Pick added. The Western Cape is in a drought and the City of Cape Town has implemented Level 4b water restrictions. Ca... Read more
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Shoe City puts its foot in it with 'Muhammad' shoetherefore, consider this matter closed," the MJC said. "We would like to expres
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therefore, consider this matter closed," the MJC said. "We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the Muslim community, who despite feeling deeply hurt and insulted, dealt with the issue in a calm and respectful manner." - C... Read more
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#UniteBehind wants Zuma outaccess to justice, and a living wage among others, must all be equally distribu
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access to justice, and a living wage among others, must all be equally distributed and justly organised. "This is a society whereby the people begin to share in the country's wealth. This is our struggle now and after Zuma goes."... Read more
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Shoe City puts its foot in it with 'Muhammad' shoetherefore, consider this matter closed," the MJC said. "We would like to expres
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therefore, consider this matter closed," the MJC said. "We would like to express our sincere appreciation to the Muslim community, who despite feeling deeply hurt and insulted, dealt with the issue in a calm and respectful manner." ... Read more
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Clifton's R1 million parking bay soldcommon. Or worse, having them stolen." The parking bay does not include direct
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common. Or worse, having them stolen." The parking bay does not include direct access to the beach. “In a season people will pay R20 000 to rent a parking space. On average, R5 000 is spent a month on parking alone,” McDermott said. - Cape... Read more
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LISTEN: Driving instructor caught drunk en route to driving testto get convictions on drunk driving cases, particularly because of weaknesses w
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to get convictions on drunk driving cases, particularly because of weaknesses within the criminal justice system. These are weaknesses we are addressing with the National Prosecuting Authority and the Department of Justice," Smith said. Cape... Read more
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'Smiling' murder suspect in court30 have been killed since the beginning of the year. Kaithlyn’s body was found
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30 have been killed since the beginning of the year. Kaithlyn’s body was found on a farm in the area on Sunday following an extensive search by the community and police. She had been reported missing by her grandmother earlier in the day. Cape Ar... Read more
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This is how I bought my water bill to 'zero'bill was reduced from R2 600 monthly to zero. Each water tank cost R5 000, but
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
bill was reduced from R2 600 monthly to zero. Each water tank cost R5 000, but it was worth the money which I spent,” Pick added. The Western Cape is in a drought and the City of Cape Town has implemented level 4b water restrictions. Ca... Read more
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Clifton's million buck parking bay soldvery common. Or worse, having them stolen." The parking bay does not include d
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very common. Or worse, having them stolen." The parking bay does not include direct access to the beach. “In a season people will pay R20 000 to rent a parking space. On average, R5 000 is spent a month on parking alone,” McDermott said. Cape Ar... Read more
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Councillor does 180 on destruction of iconic Muizenberg hutsthe destruction of some of the colourful huts on a community Facebook page, war
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the destruction of some of the colourful huts on a community Facebook page, ward councillor Amy Kuhl later told the Cape Argus that the maintenance of some of the dilapidated huts was to be handed over to a community organisation. Kuhl... Read more
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Literally Yours: Health care belongs to the people since they fund ithave consequences that will spill over to future generations. Be warned. Beware
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have consequences that will spill over to future generations. Be warned. Beware. Be caring. * Literally Yours is a weekly column from Cape Argus reader Alex Tabisher. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Newspa... Read more
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#WomensMonth: Shout-out to the 'other' mommieshaving already raised their own progeny, took it upon themselves to also care f
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having already raised their own progeny, took it upon themselves to also care for the children of others who had to work. Long may that spirit of Ubuntu live. * Lance Witten is the live editor of the Cape Argus and a product of the... Read more
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HOLD: #WomensMonth: Shout-out to the 'other' mommieshaving already raised their own progeny, took it upon themselves to also care f
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having already raised their own progeny, took it upon themselves to also care for the children of others who had to work. Long may that spirit of Ubuntu live. * Lance Witten is the live editor of the Cape Argus and a product of the... Read more
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Community in fear as number of gang victims risesServices JP Smith said: “What I know is that there are 22 000 SAPS members and
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Services JP Smith said: “What I know is that there are 22 000 SAPS members and our job as the City is to do traffic and by-law enforcement.” Smith said the problem of gang violence needed more attention at national government level. C... Read more
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Body found in Cape Swamplife. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead
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life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead. The exact details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations. Cape Argus adapted from Press Rel... Read more
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At least 15 killed in ongoing #BishopLavis gang violenceat national government level. "This problems cannot be fixed by local governme
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at national government level. "This problems cannot be fixed by local government. If you are waiting for local government to solve this, you are waiting in vain. National government needs to start making this a priority," Smith said. Ca... Read more
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Thieves want your weaves, dreadlocksdon’t want to style their own hair. They prefer coming to us, so that we can pu
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don’t want to style their own hair. They prefer coming to us, so that we can put the dreadlocks in for them," she said. There have also been reports of criminals targeting people with dreadlocks and cutting them straight from their heads. Cape Ar... Read more
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Hope of improvement for 'grossly neglected' harboursbe regulated by other entities." About 15 public comments had been received re
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be regulated by other entities." About 15 public comments had been received regarding the city council’s bid to manage five small city harbours including Gordon’s Bay, Granger Bay, Hout Bay, Kalk Bay and Murray’s Bay on Robben Island. Cap... Read more
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#WaterCrisis: City, province ramp up effortsmaintenance on the Voëlvlei canals. Voëlvlei is an "off-channel dam", meaning
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maintenance on the Voëlvlei canals. Voëlvlei is an "off-channel dam", meaning it is not situated in the path of a river. In winter, water has to be diverted from several nearby rivers through a network of canals in order to fill the dam. Cape A... Read more
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Top 64 schools battle it out in #HighSchoolsQuizhigh school pupils to test their knowledge of news and current affairs based on
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high school pupils to test their knowledge of news and current affairs based on information found within the pages of the Cape Argus. Topics include politics, sport, entertainment and news. High school teams are not only competing for their... Read more
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#WaterCrisis: National government slams City of Cape Townthat include groundwater extraction and desalination. "As always a major const
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that include groundwater extraction and desalination. "As always a major constraint remains budget. We continue to engage all relevant stakeholders in this regard, including the national department of water and sanitation," Bredell said. Cape A... Read more
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All eyes on Shaik after outburst at Malemahis release, and frankly, he is so well that his parole conditions allow him, w
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his release, and frankly, he is so well that his parole conditions allow him, with permission, to travel to other provinces,” he said. Selfe said it was clear that he was never “in the final phase of any terminal disease or condition”. Cape... Read more
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Anger, shock at murder of girl, 5death) emphasised the need for a commission of enquiry into child murders, a ca
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death) emphasised the need for a commission of enquiry into child murders, a call her organisation has made on numerous occasions. “I am so angry. This is an innocent child. We need to know why people are killing our children,” she said. Cape A... Read more
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PICTURES: Five-old girl murdered, two suspects arresteddeath) emphasised the need for a commission of inquiry into child murders, a ca
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death) emphasised the need for a commission of inquiry into child murders, a call her organisation has made on numerous occasions. "I am so angry. This is an innocent child. We need to know why people are killing our children," she said. Cape A... Read more
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#PelicanPark: Residents table demandsprotest. The protest then turned violent when residents clashed with each othe
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protest. The protest then turned violent when residents clashed with each other and the police. Some residents threw stones at the officers, who retaliated with stun grenades. Protesters blockaded roads and burnt tyres and other debris. Cape A... Read more
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PICTURES: Second Khayelitsha Fashion Week set for Septemberbe held on September 9 and 10 in Khayelitsha. Follow the show's progress on so
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be held on September 9 and 10 in Khayelitsha. Follow the show's progress on social media using #Road2KFW17 and #FillupIsivivanaCentre. Anyone wanting to help sponsor the Khayelitsha Fashion Week can contact them on their Facebook Page. Cape... Read more
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Drug-ridden SA a major trading hub for UK and US dealersremains extremely serious. Drug usage is twice the world norm in most cases an
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remains extremely serious. Drug usage is twice the world norm in most cases and 15% of South Africans have a drug problem, he said. Bayever said while some drugs were locally produced, the country is a major shipment hub for drugs. C... Read more
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Cape metro police confiscate dagga worth R30 000One of those arrested in the Table View operation on Friday night was an 18-yea
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One of those arrested in the Table View operation on Friday night was an 18-year-old who was too intoxicated to provide a breath sample and threw up several times at the police station before passing out. Cape Argus adapted from Pr... Read more
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Treat every public protector the same waydespite their obvious antipathy towards her. She is not Madonsela and will nev
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despite their obvious antipathy towards her. She is not Madonsela and will never be. * Meokgo Matuba, Secretary-General of the ANC Women’s League. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. T... Read more
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Media balance neededand change does not happen overnight, but this is a start. * Councillor Brett
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and change does not happen overnight, but this is a start. * Councillor Brett Herron is the Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The Cap... Read more
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Athletes’ voices should be heard by officialdomsports activist, publisher and writer, who was drawn to supporting women’s spor
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sports activist, publisher and writer, who was drawn to supporting women’s sport due to apartheid prejudices and discrimination of race and gender in sport. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The Cape... Read more
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