Main road overflowing with problems

JOHN HARVEYAs day breaks, the main artery linking the Cape Town CDB to the southern suburbs is the picture of calm. Early morning commuters...

Lending a hand to restore eyesight

JOHN HARVEY Commentator and former England fast bowler Robin Jackman - or “Jackers” as he is more affectionately known in cricketing circles - is...

Hope for family after kidney transplants

TAURIQ HASSENIn the space of only two years, both of Muriel and Micheal Chapman’s children were diagnosed with kidney failure and she gave up...

Child abuse in the spotlight

JOHN HARVEYAs the success of the Oscar-winning film Spotlight has returned the focus to the abuse scandals that rocked the Roman Catholic Church in...

A man of many talents

TAURIQ HASSENHe is described as a gentle soul, quiet, soft and genuine, but, most importantly, Adil Dante from Woodstock is an authentic minstrel who...

A different approach to a brighter tomorrow

JOHN HARVEY One could easily have been forgiven for thinking the Minions had invaded Rondebosch Boys’ Preparatory School last week. However, the sea of yellow...

‘Marching ants’ paint the town red

Like marching ants, more than 20 000 walkers dressed in red T-shirts, flooded the Atlantic Seaboard on Sunday, to take part in the 17th...

‘Life at UCT will never be the same’

JOHN HARVEYThe Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs and Transformation of the University of Cape Town is well aware of the difficulties of overcoming...

The sweet and sour sides of the budget…

MATTHEW HIRSCH AND YONELA SINQUThe much anticipated 2016 Budget speech, delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in Parliament last week, left South Africans...

Sisters cycle for good

KAREN WATKINSSisters Sarah and Anna Dunn are riding the 109km Cape Town Cycle Tour on a tandem for the charity Home from Home. Calling...