Articles by Nomfundo Xolo

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Singing for circumcision

Khuzani Mpungose launches new song for HIV prevention

By Nomfundo Xolo - 12 December 2017
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Durban activists defy bad weather to protest against council media ban

“They want to pass this law because they want to continue stealing money”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 6 December 2017
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MK veterans cut off N3

Demonstration was an angry reaction to Black Monday protests

By Nomfundo Xolo - 24 November 2017
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Activist groups unite to fight evictions

Scathing criticism of Durban Municipality for not responding adequately to Foreman Road fire

By Nomfundo Xolo - 24 November 2017
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uMlazi swamped by rubbish and sewage

Residents accuse municipality of neglect, while councillor says residents must clean their own mess

By Nomfundo Xolo - 22 November 2017
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Shack blaze leaves over 900 people homeless in Durban

A two-year-old and an adult died in the fire

By Nomfundo Xolo - 13 November 2017
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No electricity delivery, so illegal suppliers thrive

“It is clear that all basic services are in our hands and not the relevant people”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 3 November 2017

Community moved for 2010 World Cup still living in transit camps

Thousands of families have been stuck for years in camps around Durban

By Nomfundo Xolo - 26 October 2017
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Storm leaves Durban shack dwellers destitute

“I haven’t a clue what I will feed my child”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 12 October 2017
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Gugulethu residents fight eviction

Cape Town Community Housing Company says residents owe money

By Laura Bratton and Nomfundo Xolo - 9 October 2017
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Durban land invasion unit accused of trampling homes and human rights

Cato Manor residents say eThekwini Municipality carried out brutal and illegal evictions

By Nomfundo Xolo - 4 October 2017
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In photos: Ocean View residents and police clash over failure to reduce crime

“The people are suffering because crime has taken over. We’re crying for help.”

By Nomfundo Xolo and Ashraf Hendricks - 22 September 2017
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Police confirm investigation into shooting of Ona Dubula

Teenager is recovering in hospital

By Nomfundo Xolo - 15 September 2017
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Mayhem in Hangberg after Deputy Minister of Police cancels imbizo

Construction vehicle burnt as residents and police clash

By Ashleigh Furlong, Nomfundo Xolo, Denise Patterson and Sune Payne - 14 September 2017
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March to Parliament over Rohingya killings

Protesters want the South African government to put pressure on Myanmar

By Nomfundo Xolo - 13 September 2017
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Legality of Howell Street evictions questioned

“You cannot evict someone unless you have alternative accommodation, and these people have nowhere to go” says municipality official

By Nomfundo Xolo - 25 August 2017