Articles for Nokulunga Majola

Taps have finally been installed in this settlement, but there’s no water in them

Emakhabeleni households still waiting for treatment plant upgrade


Brief | 9 February 2022

Hundreds of people living on Durban’s streets counted as Census 2022 starts

“I’m happy that we were also counted and the government sees that we also matter,” says Durban homeless man


News | 7 February 2022

Dumpsites finally cleared after reporter asks questions

Rubbish was piling up in Blackburn Village informal settlement north of Durban


Brief | 2 February 2022

Parents say education department botched the merger of two KZN schools

When learners and staff arrived at the new school last Wednesday, they were sent them back to their old school


News | 26 January 2022

Blackburn Village toilets are broken and filthy

eThekwini Municipality says residents must stop throwing foreign objects into the system


News | 24 January 2022

Donors to the rescue of special needs school looted in July unrest

Golden Steps School in Verulam successfully opens for 2022 school year


News | 20 January 2022

KZN Premier visits site where two people drowned but no-one explains why there’s still no bridge

Construction of new Umdloti Bridge has been stalled since 2018


News | 18 January 2022

Durban beach goers continue to swim despite warning signs

Activists blame City for sewage spills and lack of transparency


News | 14 January 2022

Housing activists say Cato Manor community is being “terrorised”

Three suspected arsonists were granted R2,000 bail each and are due back in court in February


News | 3 December 2021

50 shacks demolished in Durban without any warning say land occupiers

“Where do they expect us to go?”


News | 15 October 2021

Abahlali demands probe into Cato Manor police after new arrests

Movement says the criminal justice system is being used to silence its members


News | 13 October 2021

Residents of dilapidated Durban building want permission to build shacks

Families fear the two-storey building will collapse on them


News | 13 October 2021

Activists to sue NPA over “false” arrest and imprisonment

Charges against Abahlali BaseMjondolo members were withdrawn on Monday


Brief | 5 October 2021

Murder charges dropped against activists after six months in prison

Abahlali BaseMjondolo says police and politicians are trying to silence them


Brief | 29 September 2021

Phoenix woman injured during July unrest can no longer work

Police are still investigating incidents in Phoenix relating to murder, assault and attempted murder


News | 28 September 2021