Articles by Peter Luhanga

Hundreds protest against Israeli airstrikes

Protesters demand South Africa boycott, divest and impose sanctions on Israel


Brief | 11 May 2021

Dunoon land occupiers build flood barrier

Last winter the Diep River burst its banks flooding homes


Brief | 10 May 2021

1,500 Dunoon families still not relocated a year later

Housing project has been held up by appeals


News | 28 April 2021

Immigrant spaza shop owners driven out of Atlantis

Police failed to intervene


News | 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


Brief | 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


News | 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


News | 26 February 2021

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

Even shack fires can be an opportunity


Brief | 22 February 2021

Families without water as City of Cape Town contract expires

Residents of Dunoon informal settlement block roads in protest


News | 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


Brief | 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


News | 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


Brief | 4 November 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

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


Brief | 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


Brief | 26 October 2020

City gets court interdict to clean Dunoon toilets

Sanitech has had to be accompanied by law enforcement


Brief | 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


Brief | 8 September 2020