Articles by Peter Luhanga

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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
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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
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Living on a dam wall

Shack dwellers in Dunoon have occupied the edge of a dam

By Peter Luhanga - 8 February 2019
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School hit with half-a-million rand water bill

Neighbours tapped into school’s supply

By Peter Luhanga - 28 January 2019
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SGB shuts down school after dispute with principal

Learners want the school reopened

By Peter Luhanga - 14 January 2019
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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
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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
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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