Articles by Nokulunga Majola

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“I am living in a toilet,” says eThekwini resident

Residents want the municipality to fix a sewage leak which they say has been overflowing since early January

By Nokulunga Majola - 16 March 2020
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“People are dying and getting injured everyday on this road,” says Cornubia resident

EThekwini Municipality says it is considering erecting a temporary steel pedestrian bridge on the R102

By Nokulunga Majola - 12 March 2020
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After being excluded for two years, Wandile, 8, starts school

KZN child was denied education because he has no birth certificate

By Nokulunga Majola - 25 February 2020
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Abahlali marches in support of land expropriation

“We want government to give us title deeds for the land that we are already occupying”

By Nokulunga Majola - 24 February 2020
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Violent protests after taps run dry in Ntuzuma

Municipality says load shedding is partly to blame for water crisis

By Nokulunga Majola - 6 February 2020
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Durban families cut off as road wastes away

Dirt road in Inanda suburb hasn’t been touched by municipality for years, say residents

By Nokulunga Majola - 3 September 2018
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Land occupiers caught in battle between private landowner and tribal council

Ten homes bulldozed in Verulam north of Durban

By Nokulunga Majola - 30 August 2018
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KZN transit camp erupts over long wait for houses

We are living like animals, says Isipingo resident

By Nokulunga Majola - 24 August 2018
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Qadi Tribal Council defies City in land occupation

eThekwini land invasion unit used rubber bullets on people who bought plots from the tribal council

By Nokulunga Majola - 23 August 2018
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Residents threaten to destroy new road

People who had homes demolished for road construction in 2013 have still not been compensated

By Nokulunga Majola - 20 August 2018
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Muti traders protest after fire

Report on blaze could lead to closure of Durban Herbal Market

By Nokulunga Majola - 2 August 2018
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Shack fire victims “dumped” at church

Eight families have been sharing a one-room shack for three weeks after fire destroyed their homes

By Nokulunga Majola - 30 July 2018
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Durban residents will take to the streets if City doesn’t clean up its act

Municipality unresponsive on blocked and broken toilets in Siyathuthuka

By Nokulunga Majola - 24 July 2018
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Playground for rats at Redhill informal settlement

Municipality dispatches rodent control team

By Nokulunga Majola - 13 July 2018
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“We need electricity, legal or not” says shack dweller

eThekwini Municipality is planning to roll out 18,000 new electricity connections across the city

By Nokulunga Majola - 10 July 2018