Articles by Peter Luhanga

Photo of protesters outside police station

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
Photo of shacks and a polluted street

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
Photo of a street with sewage

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
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Africa Day workshop in Dunoon tackles xenophobia

Event hosted by Institute for Healing of Memories and Claremont Main Road Mosque

By Peter Luhanga - 27 May 2019
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Dunoon land occupiers club together to pay for lawyer

Evicted eight times from private land

By Peter Luhanga - 22 May 2019

Housing activists occupy Green Point bowling club

Reclaim the City builds concrete wall on bowling green in civil disobedience protest

By Peter Luhanga - 1 May 2019
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Dunoon sport centre comes alive after four-year legal dispute

City of Cape Town ordered to pay construction company R5.8 million and legal costs

By Peter Luhanga - 26 April 2019
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Red Ants demolish 110 shacks in Dunoon

About 500 land occupiers lose their homes

By Peter Luhanga - 25 April 2019
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Dunoon’s streets are running with raw sewage

City blames the mess on “misuse of the sewer system”

By Peter Luhanga - 3 April 2019