TOWN HALL MEETING

Observatory Town Hall meeting tomorrow Saturday 18 September 12:30pm, VENUE: Observatory Community Centre Strict Covid protocols will be observed and you must wear your mask Or join the meeting on the OCA Facebook page. AGENDA 12:30pm Welcome by Carolyn Neville (OBSID Social Issues Chair 2016-2019) 12:40pm Human Values intro by Kiki Bisogno (OCA Social Issues…

SAHRA Heritage Week Webinar Series 2021

Join The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) for our exciting Heritage Week Webinar Series focusing on the conservation of the national estate and building bridges with the heritage community. Between 20 – 23 September SAHRA will be hosting a series of webinars that focus on our areas of management in heritage conservation management. SAHRA…

Anti-vaxxers attempt to scupper efforts to vaccinate the homeless

By Sandisiwe Shoba, 10 September 2021 A drive to vaccinate the homeless in Claremont was almost derailed when a small group of anti-vaxxers showed up and began spewing conspiracies and profanities. Vaccine hesitancy is still rife amongst street dwellers who are often vulnerable to severe illness from Covid-19. “Don’t take the jab! They’re trying to…

The Liesbeek Action Campaign: ‘Yes, misinformation must stop, but it is not coming from opponents of the development’

By Professor Leslie London, Tauriq Jenkins and Marc Turok for the Liesbeek Action Campaign, 25 August 2021 The Liesbeek Action Campaign believes that misinformation is rife with regard to the River Club development. However, it is not the opponents of the development who are misinforming the public. This is a response to Mr Jody Aufrichtig’s…