Articles for Nomfundo Xolo

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

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News | 10 October 2018

Shack dwellers protest against assassinations

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

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News | 8 October 2018

Frustrated Durban residents march over lack of basic services

“We are not being taken serious by the municipality”


Brief | 5 October 2018

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

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Feature | 12 September 2018

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.”


News | 7 September 2018

We will not be intimidated, says Abahlali leader

Activists defy persistent threats in KZN

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Feature | 5 September 2018

Chaos at University of KwaZulu-Natal

Students burn furniture and appliances in protest over accommodation


Brief | 17 August 2018

Durban street vendors “overlooked and undermined” by government

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


News | 25 July 2018

Families challenge eviction from RDP flats in Umlazi

27 families occupied new units fearing they would be overlooked for housing


News | 13 July 2018

Informal traders march against by-law amendments

Traders say the proposed changes will impede on their ability to earn a living


News | 6 July 2018

Commuters hit by taxi fare hike

“It makes escaping poverty so much harder because you continuously have to keep grinding and struggle to keep your family afloat”


News | 4 July 2018

Elderly couple abandoned in mud house with grandchildren

Councillor’s promises came to nothing


News | 21 February 2018

Anger as striking Durban university workers find pay slashed

Lectures at Durban University of Technology have been suspended indefinitely


Brief | 20 February 2018

Living in the hell of Whoonga Park

Murder, rape, crime, homelessness, abuse by police … daily life for whoonga users


News | 6 February 2018

Slow progress for victims of huge Durban fire

Municipality accused of failing to provide vital information after Foreman Road disaster


News | 25 January 2018

Ten years in prison not enough for cop who killed my daughter, says Durban mother

“Justice is not rightly served when police are involved”


News | 17 January 2018