Living and dying in Tin-Can Town

Toddlers and teens among the victims in latest spate of killings

16 June 2019 - 00:00 By PHILANI NOMBEMBE and ARON HYMAN

The only certainty for people doomed to live in Blikkiesdorp is hopelessness. The strong likelihood is death by disease or a bullet.

But for Thandi Goci, the "Tin-Can Town" in Delft, Cape Town, that she has called home for a decade found a new way to amplify her misery this week when it claimed the life of her three-week-old grandson...

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