Articles by Peter Luhanga

Photo of two children outside shack

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
Photo of a new sport centre

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
Photo of Red Ants

Red Ants demolish 110 shacks in Dunoon

About 500 land occupiers lose their homes

By Peter Luhanga - 25 April 2019
Photo of overflowing sewers

Dunoon’s streets are running with raw sewage

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

By Peter Luhanga - 3 April 2019
Photo of protesters

Hout Bay taxi bosses in hiding after flare-up of violence

Fight over lucrative route leaves five drivers dead

By Peter Luhanga - 2 April 2019
Photo of a taxi rank

City to reissue taxi operating licenses in Dunoon

“There will be a huge outrage in Table View if this goes ahead” says Greater Table View Action Forum

By Peter Luhanga - 8 March 2019
Photo of a woman in front of fire debris

Hundreds left homeless after shack fire in Dunoon

People have lost everything in the fire, but luckily there were no fatalities

By Peter Luhanga - 15 February 2019
Photo of a dam and shacks

Living on a dam wall

Shack dwellers in Dunoon have occupied the edge of a dam

By Peter Luhanga - 8 February 2019
Photo of school principal

School hit with half-a-million rand water bill

Neighbours tapped into school’s supply

By Peter Luhanga - 28 January 2019
Photo of protest at Silver Leaf Primary

SGB shuts down school after dispute with principal

Learners want the school reopened

By Peter Luhanga - 14 January 2019
Photo of pensioners protesting

Malmesbury residents march against high utility bills

“Two weeks before my husband gets paid, we have no food in the house.”

By Peter Luhanga - 23 November 2018
Photo of MyCiTi bus strike

MyCiTi workers continue to strike as buses are burnt

Taxi bosses have started defending buses in Milnerton

By Peter Luhanga - 9 November 2018
Photo of Home Affairs office in Atlantis

Derelict Home Affairs office in Atlantis shut down by Department of Labour

Building, where toilets didn’t work and fire escapes were blocked, was reopened this week

By Peter Luhanga - 7 November 2018
Photo of people in a burnt area

Ten-year-old boy rescues mother, cousin from shack fire

But his infant nephew died in the blaze which left 70 people homeless

By Peter Luhanga - 16 October 2018
Photo of three people

Dunoon youths get opportunity to become film-makers

Short movie nominated for audience award in international project

By Peter Luhanga - 28 September 2018