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Cape Town sells R144m property for R1.8m in social housing deal

Cape Town sells property valued at R144m for R1.8m in social housing deal

Cape Town sells property valued at R144m for R1.8m in social housing deal
Cape Town child murders takes centre stage after 2 children found murdered

Cape Town child murders takes centre stage after 2 children found murdered

Residents of Cape Town have been left in shock and disbelief after the latest spate of child murders in the city. Two children have been found murdered within days of each other. The city has become infamous for child murders.

Cape Town child murders takes centre stage after 2 children found murdered
Meet Emmanuel Ilori, ex-security guard who rose to obtain a PhD

Meet Emmanuel Ilori, ex-security guard who rose to obtain a PhD

A travel agent conned Emmanuel Ilori of his money when he arrived in Cape Town from Nigeria for his studies. He ended up being a security guard. Six years later, he has obtained his PhD. Read his remarkable story on Briefly.

Meet Emmanuel Ilori, ex-security guard who rose to obtain a PhD
Man embarks on epic Cape Town-Cairo walk against women and child abuse

Man embarks on epic Cape Town-Cairo walk against women and child abuse

Thato Molosankwe started his walk on Mandela Day, 18 July, to raise awareness against women and child abuse. He estimates that his 24,000km trek will take 10 years. He will walk through 49 African countries. More on Briefly.

Man embarks on epic Cape Town-Cairo walk against women and child abuse
Hero lawyer calls out absent fathers, offers legal help to single moms

Hero lawyer calls out absent fathers, offers legal help to single moms

The difficult plight of single mothers in South Africa has prompted a Cape Town-based lawyer to offer free legal services to single moms wishing to obtain maintenance orders against absent fathers. More on Briefly.

Hero lawyer calls out absent fathers, offers legal help to single moms
Girl gets cool ride to matric dance thanks to successful businessman

Girl gets cool ride to matric dance thanks to successful businessman

17-year-old Phumlani Moya, from Khayelitsha in Cape town, arrived at her dance in a luxurious Audi convertible belonging to 36-year-old engineer, Lunati Mfubesi. She won the honour due to her good performance at school.

Girl gets cool ride to matric dance thanks to successful businessman
How ex-gangster turned his life around to become a coffee connoisseur

How ex-gangster turned his life around to become a coffee connoisseur

Simphiwe Thunzi went from being a gangster who served 18 years in jail to being a top coffee connoisseur who runs the popular Kukoma coffee shop in Cape Town. Read more about his inspiring story on Briefly.co.za.

How ex-gangster turned his life around to become a coffee connoisseur
Cape Town man turns washing municipal dustbins into thriving business

Cape Town man turns washing municipal dustbins into thriving business

32-year-old Bulela Moloi, from Dunoon in Cape Town, has built a thriving business simply by washing municipal dustbins. He charges residents a small monthly fee and has employed four people. Read more on Briefly.

Cape Town man turns washing municipal dustbins into thriving business
Brothers who used their last R7 to help neighbour’s dog get gifts

Brothers who used their last R7 to help neighbour’s dog get gifts

Well-wishers from across South Africa have splashed gifts and donations on Peter and Gerry Cedras, the two brothers who recently used their last R7 to help a neighbour's dog. Read more about it on Briefly.co.za.

Brothers who used their last R7 to help neighbour’s dog get gifts
2 destitute boys use their last R7 to help a neighbour’s dog

2 destitute boys use their last R7 to help a neighbour’s dog

14-year-old Peter Cedras and his eight-year-old brother Gerry lost most of their clothing in a home fire recently. However, they had no qualms about spending their last R7 to help a neighbour's dog. Read more on Briefly.

2 destitute boys use their last R7 to help a neighbour’s dog
Homeless couple has dream wedding after 30 years on streets together

Homeless couple has dream wedding after 30 years on streets together

Llewellyn Jeneker and Cecilia Absolom have been living together as a homeless couple along Cape Town's streets for 30 years. They finally had their fairytale wedding recently. Read more about it on Briefly.co.za.

Homeless couple has dream wedding after 30 years on streets together
Homeless couple finally tied the knot after being together 30 years

Homeless couple finally tied the knot after being together 30 years

Homeless but very much in love couple Cecilia Absolom and Llewellyn Jeneker got married under a freeway bridge, and it was a lovely event with all the expected trimmings. Cecilia and Llewellyn have been together for 30 years.

Homeless couple finally tied the knot after being together 30 years
UCT lecturer in serious trouble over his upsetting Facebook posts

UCT lecturer in serious trouble over his upsetting Facebook posts

A lecturer in the University of Cape Town’s department of chemical engineering, Arthur Mabentsela, took to Facebook to post some criminally disturbing and borderline violent content. Mabentsela has been lecturing since 2015.

UCT lecturer in serious trouble over his upsetting Facebook posts
Hero cop catches pickpocket in the act and recovers stolen phone

Hero cop catches pickpocket in the act and recovers stolen phone

Rafeeq Khan, a law enforcement officer in the City of Cape Town, recently confronted a pickpocket, recovered a stolen phone, and made sure the owner got it back. Read more about his amazing story on Briefly.co.za.

Hero cop catches pickpocket in the act and recovers stolen phone
Cop family welcomes triplets but appeals for help after bills pile up

Cop family welcomes triplets but appeals for help after bills pile up

Wesley and Chantel McDonald both work at Somerset West Police Station and have been married for seven years. They recently welcomed triplets, but have appealed for donations after their bills skyrocketed. Read more on Briefly.

Cop family welcomes triplets but appeals for help after bills pile up
Kind Cape Town woman opens her home to abused and abandoned kids

Kind Cape Town woman opens her home to abused and abandoned kids

Aziza Nolan worked as a child psychologist for 25 years in the UK. When she returned seven years ago, she opened up her home in Parklands, Cape Town, to abused and abandoned children. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Kind Cape Town woman opens her home to abused and abandoned kids
Forced to raise siblings at 14: 'That’s not how my story ends'

Forced to raise siblings at 14: 'That’s not how my story ends'

Cabangile Mdluli, from KwaZulu-Natal, was just 14 years old when she had to become an adult and care for her three siblings. All they relied on was a R640 social grant. However, she excelled in school and is now at UCT.

Forced to raise siblings at 14: 'That’s not how my story ends'
Proud mom of Khayelitsha quadruplets gets special baby shower

Proud mom of Khayelitsha quadruplets gets special baby shower

KFM 94.5 teamed up with Clicks SA to host a special baby shower for Inga Mafenuka, the 22-year-old Khayelitsha mother who gave birth to quadruplets in July. She expressed her appreciation for the kind gesture. More on Briefly.

Proud mom of Khayelitsha quadruplets gets special baby shower
HIV activist's heartfelt tribute to her bestie gives tweeps the feels

HIV activist's heartfelt tribute to her bestie gives tweeps the feels

Cape Town-based Zikhona Dingile is keen to reduce stigma and discrimination facing HIV-positive people in South Africa. She took a break from her activism to pay tribute to her best friend for always being there for her.

HIV activist's heartfelt tribute to her bestie gives tweeps the feels
Prison wardens donate wheelchair, build ramp for disabled ex-colleague

Prison wardens donate wheelchair, build ramp for disabled ex-colleague

38-year-old Sindisile Mnyute worked at the Cape Town prison for seven years. However, he had to stop working after a spinal infection left him disabled. His former colleagues raised funds to buy him a wheelchair.

Prison wardens donate wheelchair, build ramp for disabled ex-colleague
Man who was sexually assaulted 8 years ago breaks his silence

Man who was sexually assaulted 8 years ago breaks his silence

Sibulele, a young man from Cape Town, Western Cape, has broken his eight-year silence about his experience of being sexually assaulted. He explained that therapists helped him overcome it. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Man who was sexually assaulted 8 years ago breaks his silence
Update: CT taxi drivers work even harder to give pensioners free rides

Update: CT taxi drivers work even harder to give pensioners free rides

Two Cape Town taxi operators, Yaseen Abrahams and Ashraf Cassiem, won praise earlier this year for giving pensioners free rides. They have now inspired more operators to join their initiative. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Update: CT taxi drivers work even harder to give pensioners free rides
Body positivity activist wants women to be confident in their bodies

Body positivity activist wants women to be confident in their bodies

@NotYetUhuru_, a gorgeous body positivity activist, is on a mission to promote self-confidence among women regardless of their skin complexion or body sizes. Read more about her amazing activism on Briefly.co.za.

Body positivity activist wants women to be confident in their bodies
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