Articles by Phathiswa Shushwana

Residents of informal settlement block new housing project

Kanana families want to be housed on site


4 December 2018

Police accused of torturing suspects in murder case

Men who “confessed” under torture were later acquitted in court


8 November 2018

Why it takes so long for schools to be built

Equal Education demands transparency from government to improve delivery of school buildings


31 October 2018

New Rail Enforcement Unit officers will be armed

All three levels of government co-operate in latest effort to protect Cape Town’s train commuters

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29 October 2018

“I fell into a pit of mud and human waste”

Pit toilets finally repaired at Eastern Cape school where caretaker nearly drowned

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26 October 2018

Learners call for Western Cape education department to pull out of court case

National government has appealed Bhisho High Court ruling on minimum norms and standards


31 August 2018

Students ask Ramaphosa for amnesty

“We are fighting for free education, how are we expected to pay legal fees?”


22 August 2018

School sanitation: Ramaphosa accused of “pretending to care”

SA Human Rights Commission, Equal Education and SECTION27 respond to president’s SAFE initiative


15 August 2018

Occupiers of Cape Town buildings hold first congress

Reclaim The City elects leaders and adopts constitution on Women’s Day


10 August 2018

TAC occupies hospital to protest poor conditions

Khayelitsha District Hospital CEO says improvements have been made


19 July 2018

Khayelitsha fire victims still struggling for decent housing

TRA residents have been waiting five years for relief


10 July 2018

Charges dismissed against three men accused of murdering Zanele Sandlana

Magistrate’s decision greeted with tears by protesters


27 June 2018