Articles by Peter Luhanga

Immigrant spaza shop owners driven out of Atlantis

Police failed to intervene


13 April 2021

Tired of waiting for government, Dunoon shack dwellers build a sewage system

“If you wait for the City to render services, you will wait forever” says community leader


1 April 2021

Swedish award offers some protection, says activist living “in the shadow of death”

Abahlali founder S’bu Zikode wins international human rights prize


31 March 2021

Parents make desperate plea for placement, but schools are full

More than 8,600 Western Cape learners have not yet found places


26 February 2021

“God always puts something out for us” says scrap collector

Even shack fires can be an opportunity


22 February 2021

Families without water as City of Cape Town contract expires

Residents of Dunoon informal settlement block roads in protest


10 February 2021

Mother of five children killed by illegal electricity connection

Siyahlala informal settlement in Dunoon has never been electrified as it is on Transnet land


8 February 2021

Overcrowding in Wolwerivier triggers land occupation

Families moved to the “temporary relocation area” have grown in size over the past five years


23 November 2020

Dunoon mother and six children among families left homeless after blaze

Some people started rebuilding on Tuesday after the homes of 139 people were gutted by a shack fire on Monday


4 November 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

Shacks have been erected in the middle of their crops in Dunoon


27 October 2020

Dunoon residents hire their own janitors to clean communal toilets

City says dispute over EPWP contractors is delaying the process to hire janitors to clean toilets


26 October 2020

City gets court interdict to clean Dunoon toilets

Sanitech has had to be accompanied by law enforcement


28 September 2020

Showdown in Dunoon over toilet companies

Toilets cleaned free of charge by Mshengu Toilet Hire as Dunoon residents ban Sanitech from operating


8 September 2020

Relocation of 1,500 Dunoon families postponed until at least next year

Neighbouring business owners object to relocation, say there are better alternatives


8 September 2020

City withdraws advert to lease golf club for less than R1k per month

Controversy mounts over Cape Town’s low leases for leisure activity properties amid housing shortage

By and

24 August 2020

Dunoon residents empty toilets on N7

Poo protest comes after residents reject new toilet contractor


17 August 2020