Articles by Peter Luhanga

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
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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
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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
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Dunoon youths get opportunity to become film-makers

Short movie nominated for audience award in international project

By Peter Luhanga - 28 September 2018
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Sportsfield now a new informal settlement

Over 300 households are making a life for themselves in newly-named Ekupholeni

By Peter Luhanga - 10 September 2018
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Shack dwellers kept back at gunpoint as 81 homes demolished

Land occupiers on private land at Doornbach informal settlement had their building materials confiscated

By Peter Luhanga - 28 August 2018
Photo of a man hosing down bins

Washing municipal bins a new business in Dunoon

Bulela Moloi had a bright idea and created four jobs

By Peter Luhanga - 21 August 2018
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Rats and raw sewage part of daily life in Dunoon

City to spend R5 million to combat blocked drains in the area

By Peter Luhanga - 1 August 2018
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Spate of vigilante killings in Dunoon

“We don’t support mob justice but people are sick and tired of crime”

By Peter Luhanga - 31 July 2018
Photo of Isolar workers

Hope for solar geyser company dependent on government contracts

But workers haven’t been paid for months and are upset by the company’s labour practices

By Peter Luhanga - 28 June 2018
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City weighing up transport options in Dunoon

Public transport survey to determine the demand for taxis

By Peter Luhanga - 12 June 2018
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Councillor’s office set ablaze by people whose shacks were demolished

Violence is the language the government understands, says land occupier

By Peter Luhanga - 12 June 2018

Expropriating land without compensation: shack-dwellers have their say

“People just want decent homes. They are not asking for palaces.”

By Peter Luhanga - 5 June 2018
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Mixed reaction to R42 million taxi rank for Dunoon

Housing should be the priority, say some residents as sports field occupied

By Peter Luhanga - 28 May 2018
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City of Cape Town clamps down on illegal extensions to houses

More than 100 property entrepreneurs in Dunoon face prosecution

By Peter Luhanga - 8 May 2018
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Truck stopped at gunpoint then set alight in Dunoon

Six people arrested as City continues demolishing shacks

By Peter Luhanga - 17 April 2018