15 Nov 2010

Not Gone Yet!

Not Gone Yet!

Application by City of Cape Town to evict 215 families from tract of land in Hout Bay postponed to May 16th next yr in Western Cape High Court.

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15 Nov 2010

City of Cape Town to evict 215 families from IY

City of Cape Town to evict 215 families from IY

The Western Cape High Court is expected to hear an application by the City of Cpt to evict 215 families from Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay.

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12 Nov 2010

IY like you have never seen it before!

IY like you have never seen it before!

Fashion photographer, Freddie Childs-Villiers, recently did some great work in Imizamo Yethu. For more click to his website.

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02 Nov 2010

“Hout needs Heroes!” – Evelina Tshabalala

“Hout needs Heroes!” – Evelina Tshabalala

taken from sowetanlive.co.za/Francis Hweshe

…Positive Hero and accomplished marathon runner and mountaineer Evelina Tshabalala of the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement in Hout Bay said: “It’s better to know your status sooner than later.”

Tshabalala, who disclosed her status more than 10 years ago, said sport and exercise could help HIV-positive people stay fit.

She said she helped youngsters stay off the streets by involving them in athletics.

“The ultra-marathon team is out to prove that HIV-positive diagnosis is not a valid reason to give up living. HIV-positive people can live extraordinary lives just like everyone else,” Positive Heroes programme manager Sue Wildish said.

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19 Oct 2010

Are books piling up at home?

Are books piling up at home?

The Friends of Hout Bay Library will be holding a book sale on:

Saturday 4 December

We would appreciate any donations of books, CDs and DVDs prior to that date.

Please bring your donations along to the Library during opening hours.

If you need help, please call Richard on 072 299 7277 / randk@wam.co.za and he will make arrangements to collect from you.

This year, apart from assisting financially with the running of the Hout Bay Library, the Friends are committed to the purchase of many additional books for the main library, and to provide funds to assist in the reopening of The Imizamo Yethu Library.

Book sales are our greatest source of revenue. Please help.

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