Ahmed Kajee

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Ahmed Kajee is a multimedia producer at Eyewitness News.

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In the driver's seat: Autistic child finds joy on racetrack

Isa Kajee is a five-year-old boy from Johannesburg who has a passion for motorsport but isn't able to compete in any go-karting events due to his diagnosis of autism. However, this hasn't stopped him from getting onto the racetrack. Racing club Parolin SA has made it possible for Isa to get onto the track and trained him over several months prior to the lockdown in South Africa. EWN spoke to his family and the race club.

Boeta Cassiem: Cape Town's favourite ice cream man is missing the fans

Mogamat Cassiem has sold ice creams, sweets and cooldrinks at Newlands Cricket Stadium for more than 55 years. His payoff lines, “A sucker to make your girlfriend wakker, a wafer to make your boyfriend styfer, and a lolly to make you jolly” have served him well over years and have entered the Newlands lexicon. With sports across South Africa - and many other parts of the world - suspended, 'Boeta' Cassiem spoke to EWN about how he misses everything about the match day atmosphere since the suspension of sports in March 2020.

SA sport's SOS during coronavirus

#Coronavirus #Covid19SA #SouthAfrica Could the suspension of sport due to the coronavirus be the death of certain sports? While most people concern themselves about whether the PSL and Super Rugby will return, some small businesses and individuals may never recover from the damage wrought by the coronavirus. EWN investigates the impact of COVID-19 on the sports industry - from the fan, the vendor and small business owner, to the underfunded clubs and professional bodies .

Cheers! Queues as liquor stores reopen

With liquor stores opening their doors today for the first time in over two months, customers have already booked their places in queues around the country. The sale of alcohol was prohibited under level 5 and 4 of the lockdown, but under level three – which kicked in this morning – licensed outlets are allowed to sell booze between 9am and 5pm from Monday to Thursday.