Articles for Velani Ludidi

Parents block school gates, demanding more teachers

But department says no shortage was reported


Brief | 13 May 2019

Man dies in police custody, sparking protest

IPID is investigating the death of Victor Udes who died in Lwandle SAPS holding cells on Wednesday


Brief | 3 May 2019

Grabouw gets 24-hour health service following protests

Residents express delight but still want a public hospital


Brief | 3 May 2019

Families fear graves have been robbed in Langa cemetery

“Back in the day we respected the cemetery and were scared to even point at graves”


Brief | 30 April 2019

Old people and babies spend night outside in queue for SASSA services

“If you do not sleep here, you will not get assisted”


News | 26 April 2019

Strand protesters threaten to disrupt elections

Protest follows picket by property owners last week


News | 24 April 2019

Strand property owners protest against land occupation

Dispute over future of SANRAL land


News | 19 April 2019

Immigrant-owned shop saved by residents, later looted

Owner says this is the fourth time since 2007 he has had to flee. Police stretched to the limit


Brief | 12 April 2019

Immigrant-owned shops ransacked in Strand

Residents blame land occupiers, but occupiers deny involvement


News | 12 April 2019

First shacks demolished in Strand land occupation

Land occupiers clash with Red Ants and police


Brief | 11 April 2019

New land occupation starts in Strand

Private land owned by construction company has stood vacant for over a decade


Brief | 8 April 2019

Family of 10 left homeless after farm eviction

Ethical trade association to review Windmeul Kelder wine farm

By and

News | 29 March 2019

“This is not a man’s world”: protesters demand construction jobs for women

Lower Crossroads residents bring school construction to a halt


News | 27 March 2019

Week of housing protests at Sir Lowry’s Pass

Residents say their area is neglected and their councillor ignores them


News | 26 March 2019

From security guard to successful pig farmer

Cape Town woman started with just three pigs


Brief | 25 March 2019

Cape Town women’s group pools money to build houses

It’s a stokvel with a difference


Brief | 19 March 2019