Articles by Peter Luhanga

Hundreds block Malmesbury’s streets over “unaffordable” utility bills

Swartland municipality says its already written off more than R14.9 million in irrecoverable debt

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Brief | 5 October 2021

Jobseekers flock to proposed Amazon site in Cape Town

Hundreds queue at River Club development in the hope of getting work

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News | 26 August 2021

Developers try to overturn sale of land for Cape Town housing development

Covid-19 triggered a plan to move families from overcrowded Dunoon informal settlements, but more than a year later, they’re still there

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News | 25 August 2021

Dunoon man electrocuted trying to put out the shack fire that killed another man

Residents say electrocuted man helped them fight for the land they are living on

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Brief | 10 August 2021

Cape Town has reached Transport Day Zero. This is why

Lack of political leadership at all tiers of government and a failure to implement transport planning policy are to blame

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Analysis | 29 July 2021

Return to school spoiled by Cape Town taxi war

Western Cape MEC suspends Bellville – Paarl taxi route for two months

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News | 26 July 2021

Winde vows to arrest “warlords and thugs” in the taxi industry

Sweeping measures announced as commuters remain stranded

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News | 20 July 2021

Cape Town commuters terrorised by taxi war

82 people murdered this year and buses shot at

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News | 19 July 2021

Transport department to shut down “problematic” ranks and routes if taxi violence continues

More people killed and several others injured this week in ongoing feud over taxi routes

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Brief | 15 July 2021

Shack dwellers under Potsdam Bridge play cat and mouse with City

Municipality puts in rocks, families remove them

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Brief | 13 July 2021

Protesters demanding water stone cars in Dunoon

Residents in Zwelitsha informal settlement have been without potable water for weeks

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Brief | 6 July 2021

Homes flooded after Diep River bursts its banks

Community-built Dunoon barrier fails to save people from winter floods

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Brief | 2 July 2021

Wheelchair users struggle to use sewage covered, pothole-ridden roads in Dunoon

One man says people charge him R130 to push his wheelchair to the shops or nearby clinic

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Brief | 7 June 2021

Growing shack settlement annoys new homeowners

City says it has an interdict to stop new shacks from being built on the land

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News | 26 May 2021

Bail granted for two Abahlali leaders accused of conspiracy to murder

Shack dweller movement believe arrests are a political ploy to destroy and discredit them

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News | 21 May 2021