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Meet the students that are feeding Braamfontein’s homeless

by: Khanyani Luhlongwane - 3 October 2017

Meet the students that are feeding Braamfontein’s homeless

Lazy, self-centered and selfish, are just some of the words that have been used to describe millennials. Soup Kitchen, a Braamfontein-based feeding scheme for the homeless, started by a group of students is disproving negative perceptions of the Generation Y. Every Tuesday evening from 5:30pm to 7pm, Moolisa Tlali and his team walk from Constitutional...

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Cape Town photographer captures love on the streets in powerful new exhibition

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 8 February 2017

Cape Town photographer captures love on the streets in powerful new exhibition

Love is the universal truth that connects us all. We fall in and out of it, feel the butterflies in our stomach and the stabs of jealousy in our gut, whether we live comfortably in the suburbs or sleep rough on the streets. That’s the message behind Noncedo Mathibela’s new exhibition, To Love or Not...

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In photos: A day in the life of two homeless hustlers

by: Kyle Kheswa - 14 October 2015

In photos: A day in the life of two homeless hustlers

It was an abnormally cold spring day in Braamfontein, Jo’burg. Not many stepped outside without layers of clothing. Outside a corner shop on De Korte Street stood Tshepo and Mpho, busy with their daily hustle of asking people for money.  Few stopped. I was intrigued. I wanted to find out more about these two young...

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Give a Little

by: Nomsa Motale - 16 October 2013

Give a Little

As you walk down the street in the city centre, you are bound to bump into a homeless person. What would you do? Do you talk to them? Do you wonder how they got there? Or do you pretend like they’re not there? Usually they ask for money and well some people pop it out...

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Homeless but not Hopeless

by: Linda - 27 February 2013

Homeless but not Hopeless

Sharlene Samuels left home and has been staying on the streets of Cape Town for six years. She is thinking of starting a new life, walking away from the streets and becoming a better person. But there are challenges she has to overcome to do that!

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