Articles by Chris Gilili

Striking Clover workers to get overdue bonuses by Friday

Workers across the country have been on strike for eight weeks

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Brief | 11 January 2022

Soweto residents shut down streets over two-week blackout

Diepkloof residents owe Eskom R96m

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News | 8 December 2021

Residents of Kliptown, where the Freedom Charter was signed, still don’t have decent toilets

“What government is saying about hygiene is an insult to us”

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News | 9 June 2020

Toilets built eight years ago, but no sign of houses

Makana Municipality says the matter is with the Public Protector

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Brief | 20 November 2019

No shelters for Johannesburg’s homeless

City says 10,000 people are living on its streets, but it only funds one shelter

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News | 8 July 2019

Over 150 households share three toilets

“Maybe the government has forgotten about Kliptown”

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Brief | 21 June 2019

After three generations, Kliptown shack dwellers are still using communal toilets

“These toilets don’t reflect a democratic South Africa”

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News | 13 June 2019

Rubbish piles up on Diepsloot street

“We eat and breathe this bad smell everyday”

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Brief | 13 May 2019

Getty Mrawuli, 70, has been living in one room for most of her life

“I am still waiting for that house,” says Duncan Village resident

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News | 29 November 2018

SAMWU calls for workers not to vandalise property during strike

Water and electricity supply disrupted after buildings burnt

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Brief | 26 November 2018

“My shack is a breeding ground for rats” says Duncan Village resident

Piles of garbage in the area have not been collected since September

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Brief | 26 November 2018

Buffalo City employees on strike for better pay

Workers in East London want City manager to step down

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Brief | 21 November 2018

New toilets for Eastern Cape village school

16 toilets installed at Mfunalwazi Primary School

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Brief | 21 November 2018

Living on a dumpsite since 1992

We’ve been forgotten, say residents of eTipini in East London

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Brief | 16 November 2018

15-year-old dream comes true for young entrepreneurs

New township bakery creates jobs for the youth of Duncan Village

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Solutions | 13 November 2018

“The struggle for work in East London is hell”

Unemployed men wait on the side of the road for work

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News | 12 November 2018