Articles by Velani Ludidi

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Cape Town women’s group pools money to build houses

It’s a stokvel with a difference

By Velani Ludidi - 19 March 2019
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R3 million lifeline for indebted CPUT students

Funds is for academically deserving students who were unable to register because of outstanding fees

By Velani Ludidi - 12 March 2019
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Overflowing drain stinks out Vrygrond

Blockage is severe and will take time to fix says City

By Velani Ludidi - 8 March 2019
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Police evict CPUT students from admin building

Students have been sleeping on the floor for weeks

By Velani Ludidi - 27 February 2019
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Shackdwellers’ homes destroyed on Valentine’s Day

City of Cape Town says shacks were unoccupied but residents disagree

By Velani Ludidi - 20 February 2019
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CPUT shuts building after flood

One student arrested, suspected of causing flood and “more arrests expected to follow in due course”

By Velani Ludidi - 18 February 2019
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Violent protests disrupt CPUT campuses

13 students released on bail

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Velani Ludidi - 13 February 2019
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Students build shacks on campus in protest against accommodation shortage

We have nowhere else to go, say CPUT students

By Velani Ludidi - 12 February 2019