Articles by Nomfundo Xolo

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Housing allocation “chaos” in Umlazi

eThekwini Municipality admits “confusion” over who benefitted from housing project

By Nomfundo Xolo - 10 December 2018
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Court victory for disabled Umlazi residents

Enduduzweni Centre members celebrate as their electricity is reconnected

By Nomfundo Xolo - 28 November 2018
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Durban Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

Several commuters complain of overcrowded carriages, delayed trains

By Nomfundo Xolo - 27 November 2018
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Abahlali activist claims he was left out of electricity project as punishment

But municipality says project can’t be completed because area is not safe

By Nomfundo Xolo - 20 November 2018
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Shacks burnt, residents arrested, man shot in testicles as Durban targets shackdwellers

Anti-Land-Invasion Unit moves into Cato Crest settlement again

By Nomfundo Xolo - 15 November 2018
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“We are only good for votes” say Cato Crest families

Residents face more evictions in their new community

By Nomfundo Xolo - 6 November 2018
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Young, broke and in debt

“Acquiring credit is easy and tempting”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 18 October 2018
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Disabled residents resist government plan to move them out

“If they want us gone, they must kill us, like they did Life Esidimeni”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 17 October 2018
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SASSA workers strike over buggy biometric system

Susan Shabangu and NEHAWU reported to have agreed to suspend system, but union will only confirm on Thursday

By Ashraf Hendricks, Barbara Maregele, Nomfundo Xolo, Joseph Chirume and Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 October 2018
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Shack dwellers protest against assassinations

At least 16 activists aligned to Abahlali baseMjondolo have been killed since 2013

By Nomfundo Xolo and Thembela Ntongana - 8 October 2018
Residents of Enkanini in Cato Crest informal settlement in Durban say they have been without proper sanitation since August 2017. Photo: Nomfundo Xolo

Frustrated Durban residents march over lack of basic services

“We are not being taken serious by the municipality”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 5 October 2018
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No justice for assassinated Abahlali activists

Investigating officer claimed no knowledge of S’fiso Ngcobo’s case, hung up the phone, and blocked our number

By Christopher Clark and Nomfundo Xolo - 12 September 2018
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KwaMashu hostel residents fed up with City’s neglect

“Sometimes I don’t even tell people where I live. I refuse to believe that there is a community allowed to live like this.”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 7 September 2018
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We will not be intimidated, says Abahlali leader

Activists defy persistent threats in KZN

By Christopher Clark and Nomfundo Xolo - 5 September 2018
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Chaos at University of KwaZulu-Natal

Students burn furniture and appliances in protest over accommodation

By Nomfundo Xolo - 17 August 2018
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Durban street vendors “overlooked and undermined” by government

New report suggests local municipalities could do much more to support informal traders

By Nomfundo Xolo - 25 July 2018