Articles by Vincent Lali

Khayelitsha land occupiers call for water, toilets and rubbish collection

“Those who succeed in occupying illegally and knowing there are no services on the land unfortunately do so at own risk” says Malusi Booi

By Vincent Lali - 23 September 2020

Community healthcare workers demand “danger pay”

“We need proper PPE because we work in cramped bungalows and shipping containers”

By Vincent Lali - 1 September 2020

One dead, 13 due in court after protests and looting in Bloekombos

“We are willing to move elsewhere. We just want a place to stay” says occupier

By Vincent Lali - 11 August 2020

Call for freeze on land sales in Khayelitsha

Khayelitsha Development Forum task team wants audit of land made public

By Vincent Lali - 6 August 2020

Covid Village occupiers live in limbo

Minister Sisulu to discuss N2 occupation with Cabinet, says Mbulelo Ncedana

By Vincent Lali - 3 August 2020

Unregistered ECD principals plead with government

“Some of our teachers are resorting to occupying vacant land because they have no money to pay rent”

By Vincent Lali - 31 July 2020

Community leaders oppose Makhaza occupation

“I have been on the housing database for years, but I still have no house” says occupier

By Vincent Lali - 27 July 2020

SJC head Axolile Notywala arrested

Witness claims arrested activists were filming police but not obstructing them

By Vincent Lali - 24 July 2020

“Our toilets have been blocked since 2016” says Khayelitsha resident

Enkanini informal settlement gives the City a week to respond to demands for toilets and water

By Vincent Lali - 23 July 2020

Burning of clinic: suspects in court

Mayor says some services suspended after “wanton acts of vandalism”

By Vincent Lali - 21 July 2020

“I wish the government could allow us to stay here”

Eskom withdraws services to Khayelitsha after vehicles stoned and torched during land occupation

By Vincent Lali - 21 July 2020

Mob burns Covid-19 facility and community hall

Ward councillor’s family moved to safehouse after their home was also attacked

By Vincent Lali - 20 July 2020

“We want evictees back” says Mfuleni community leader

City says it will continue preventing the illegal occupation of its temporary houses

By Vincent Lali - 16 July 2020

Massive new land occupation on Cape Nature land in Mfuleni

Some families say they were displaced by flooding

By Vincent Lali - 14 July 2020

With no toilet, Wallacedene man has to watch over his mother-in-law while she uses a field

City of Cape Town says it recently delivered chemical toilets and standpipes will soon be installed

By Vincent Lali - 14 July 2020

“Mfuleni residents are tired of seeing the City relocate residents from other townships”

City has condemned the occupation of its Bosasa housing project

By Vincent Lali - 13 July 2020