carol 2
INDEPENDENT ON SATURDAY

The story of a woman who gave a damn

Esther’s House tells the story of more settled shack dwellers in Oudtshoorn restoring their dignity by acquiring matchbox houses, writes Duncan Guy.

Read Story

iol pic sa senzo-2014
AFP

Triumphs and trials of 2014

As the year nears its end, the Independent on Saturday looks at what made headlines.

Read Story

iol pic sa cw Ntshongwana13
INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Fury as axe killer jailed

After sentencing heated words were exchanged outside court between the families of the victims and Ntshongwana.

Read Story

The story of a woman who gave a damn

Esther’s House tells the story of more settled shack dwellers in Oudtshoorn restoring their dignity by acquiring matchbox houses, writes Dunc ...

Citizen activism changed history

Progress has been made since the TAC won a court battle over antiretrovirals but there’s still a long way to go, writes Mark Heywood.