Articles by Nokulunga Majola

Pressing need for food parcels in Durban

Hunger grows in Blackburn Village informal settlement’s 2,000 households

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11 May 2020

Long wait for title deeds in Durban

Residents of Mount Moriah have been waiting more than ten years

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7 May 2020

Covid-19: “At least something good came out of this lockdown” says settlement resident

Mandeni informal settlement got six toilets and running water after 10 years of waiting

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28 April 2020

Hours after agreeing not to demolish shacks, eThekwini municipality sends in Land Invasion Unit

No demolitions, but residents of Khenana informal settlement say they were threatened and harassed

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28 April 2020

Covid-19: Residents protest as patients with coronavirus transferred to rural hospital

MEC calls for eradication of stigma against Covid-19 patients

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23 April 2020

Shacks demolished in Cato Manor

“We have every right to the land and even have a court interdict protecting us from demolitions” says resident

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23 April 2020

Covid-19: Informal settlement without water despite Durban mayor’s promise

In January the City demolished the only toilet in Mandeni

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16 April 2020

Woman allegedly shot during shack demolition

eThekwini municipality denies it is breaking eviction moratorium

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10 April 2020

Covid-19: It’s hard to practise hygiene in unhygienic conditions, say Mathambo residents

Informal settlement north of Durban needs more toilets and taps

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9 April 2020

Covid-19: Shackdwellers lose court case to stop demolitions

“Covid-19 does not mean that there must be a holiday in respecting the laws of the country” says Durban mayor

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8 April 2020

Covid-19: How can children wash their hands if they’re homeless? asks activist

Abahlali baseMjondolo Women’s League slams demolitions

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7 April 2020

Covid-19: I wouldn’t go back to the streets says homeless man

Over 2,000 homeless people placed in shelters in Durban

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6 April 2020

Covid-19: Shack demolitions continue in Durban despite moratorium plea

Abahlali BaseMjondolo accuse eThekwini Municipality of using the lockdown to “wage a war” against the movement

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3 April 2020

“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

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16 March 2020

“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

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12 March 2020

After being excluded for two years, Wandile, 8, starts school

KZN child was denied education because he has no birth certificate

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25 February 2020