Articles by Peter Luhanga

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Police remove students protesters at Malmesbury college

West Coast (TVET) College management says 1,769 students still have details outstanding before they can be approved for allowances

By Peter Luhanga - 10 March 2020
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Prison officials explain Ramaphosa’s decision to reduce sentences

Officials ask Dunoon residents to accept ex-convicts back into society, as nearly 900 released from Pollsmoor

By Peter Luhanga - 17 February 2020
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Parents try to shut down school with bullying problem

Education department has referred complaints to circuit manager

By Peter Luhanga - 5 February 2020
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Frustrated Dunoon residents block road with rubbish they’ve picked up

Blocked drains and illegal dumping plague area

By Peter Luhanga - 30 January 2020
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He studied for matric in a one-room shack shared with four others - and got 7 distinctions

Siyamthanda Mtyeku sometimes only had one meal a day

By Peter Luhanga - 29 January 2020
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Traders and shopowners face off over sewage spill

Motorists are splashing sewage onto my meat, says Cape Town trader

By Peter Luhanga - 27 January 2020
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Witsand residents protest against arrest of street patrollers

12 members of patrol face charges including assault, kidnapping, and attempted murder

By Peter Luhanga - 21 January 2020
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Opposition to City of Cape Town’s business park plan

The City wants to turn part of the Racing Park into emergency housing units

By Peter Luhanga - 4 December 2019
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Western Cape government confronts City of Cape Town over “appalling unhygienic” conditions in Dunoon

City says it has “a service delivery obligation but is not itself the cause of the pollution”

By Peter Luhanga - 14 November 2019
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A day in the life of a municipal sewerage worker

“When I started I had to fight off nausea”

By Peter Luhanga - 28 October 2019
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Taxi bosses want MyCiTi contract changed

Meeting between City of Cape Town and Dunoon taxi owners

By Peter Luhanga - 24 October 2019
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Dunoon: the long battle between the taxi operators and the City of Cape Town

Fight over whether operators who exited the industry should be licensed to come back

By Peter Luhanga - 7 October 2019
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Elderly motorist doused with petrol in Dunoon taxi protests

Other vehicles also attacked as taxi operators respond to City clampdown

By Peter Luhanga - 1 October 2019
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Raw sewage runs through Dunoon’s Ethembeni informal settlement

Residents say they have been living in these conditions for over a year

By Peter Luhanga - 27 August 2019
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MyCiTi suspension on N2 hits commuters hard

Khayelitsha commuters are battling with transport costs

By Peter Luhanga - 16 August 2019
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Three children rebuild their shack – again

City of Cape Town says only unoccupied shacks were demolished, but residents disagree

By Peter Luhanga - 26 June 2019