Articles by Peter Luhanga

Business is booming for shack builders in Dunoon

Councillor says illegal occupations are jeopardising housing plans for the area


14 August 2020

People empty poo buckets in road as toilet dispute festers

Dunoon’s communal toilets have not been cleaned since 3 August


12 August 2020

Dunoon residents threaten to empty toilets on N7

Petitioners tell City of Cape Town to dump contractor


29 July 2020

Two schools torched in protest for land

“They are threatening our future. This year is already hard with Covid-19” says matric student


23 July 2020

Watch how Cape Town rain left a neighbourhood under water

Zwelitsha homes were flooded when Diep River burst its banks


16 July 2020

In photos: Storm causes flooding in Cape Town

The City’s Disaster Risk Management says flood kits, sand and milling will be provided to affected informal settlements

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10 July 2020

Dunoon’s potholed sewage-filled roads

City says it cannot maintain the streets due to continued unrest and threats to contractors


9 July 2020

Shack with a swimming pool and Table Mountain view

But Viziyalo Madola’s community still shares just one toilet


7 July 2020

July deadline to relocate 1,500 Dunoon families “is no longer feasible”

“The units will not be for ownership. They will be owned by the province and leased to the beneficiaries,” says MEC


1 July 2020

Doornbach residents resist Covid-19 relocation plan

About 1,500 Dunoon families are to be moved to Winning Way


23 June 2020

Dunoon ward councillor’s office petrol bombed

Land occupation blamed for arson attack


19 June 2020

Family of five die in shack fire

Teenage daughter survives as she was visiting her cousin at the time of the fire


15 June 2020

Swartland police fire rubber bullets and teargas at shack dwellers

Silvertown residents are demanding basic municipal services


4 June 2020

Dunoon explodes after shacks demolished

Former backyarders torch vehicles


2 June 2020

Life was better in quarantine in luxury hotel

Dunoon residents who have recovered from Covid-19 return to informal settlement


18 May 2020

Overcrowded Dunoon battles rising Covid-19 cases

No social distancing and health workers protest after colleagues test positive


15 May 2020