Articles by Nokulunga Majola

Pressing need for food parcels in Durban

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


11 May 2020

Long wait for title deeds in Durban

Residents of Mount Moriah have been waiting more than ten years


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


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


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


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


23 April 2020

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

In January the City demolished the only toilet in Mandeni


16 April 2020

Woman allegedly shot during shack demolition

eThekwini municipality denies it is breaking eviction moratorium


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


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

By and

8 April 2020

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

Abahlali baseMjondolo Women’s League slams demolitions


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


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


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


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


12 March 2020

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

KZN child was denied education because he has no birth certificate


25 February 2020