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Homeless men painstakingly clean Cape Town beach because they “want to add value”

A small group of homeless men painstakingly scrape Sunset Beach in Cape Town making a difference in SAevery day, clearing it of rocks, shells and other debris. The beach is known for gathering a lot debris and these men are trying to make an impact.

Facebook user, Talya Ressel, posted pictures of the men saying:

“These guys, Michael and Andile, are homeless and were painstakingly raking Sunset Beach, clearing rocks and shells. When asked why, they said they are doing it of their own accord, to show people that even homeless people can still work and add value. Very humbling.”

Users on the social media site have since suggested trying to come together to raise funds for the men…

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South Africa to tackle crime more holistically

South Africa is working towards tackling crime from a more holistic angle, taking into account societal issues which influence the spread and intensity of crime, says Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.

Tabling his department’s budget vote in the National Council of Provinces in Cape Town on Tuesday, Nhleko said that crime could not be divorced from the extreme poverty that many communities face…

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