Articles by Musa Binda

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Solid waste workers demand permanent jobs in Durban

Contractors march through city centre

By Musa Binda - 16 May 2019
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Burst drain goes unfixed for three weeks in Durban neighbourhood

Stagnant water causes terrible smell and increase in flies

By Musa Binda - 16 May 2019
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We won’t vote unless the mayor comes, say Ezakheleni residents

Protests bring township to a standstill

By Musa Binda - 6 May 2019
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Durban strike leaves township without water and electricity

Residents have to stand in long queues for water and some complain that their food has rotted

By Musa Binda - 6 May 2019
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Municipal employees bring Durban to a standstill

Striking workers say MK veterans are getting special treatment

By Musa Binda - 30 April 2019
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Speed bump protest brings Durban township to standstill

Protesters say old people and children have been killed crossing busy Sbu Magwanyane Drive

By Musa Binda - 29 April 2019
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Protest after informal settlement flooded in Durban

Councillor promises to act after residents call for disaster relief

By Musa Binda - 24 April 2019
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We’re lucky to be alive, says Durban flood survivor

Xolani Ngubo’s shack collapsed on him and his family while they were sleeping

By Musa Binda - 23 April 2019
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Durban school principal suspended after allegations of sexual harassment

Why didn’t district officials take action before? MEC asks

By Musa Binda - 9 April 2019
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Durban school principal accused of sexually abusing teachers

District official says Carrington Heights Primary principal should have been suspended before schools reopened

By Musa Binda - 8 April 2019
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People with disabilities demand jobs

“In South Africa, it is still very difficult for a disabled person”

By Musa Binda - 4 April 2019
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Immigrants fear for their lives in Durban

Municipality dismantles tents and sends displaced foreign nationals back to their homes

By Musa Binda - 3 April 2019
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SARS employees on strike over wage dispute

Labour action starts day before 2017/18 filing deadline

By Tariro Washinyira and Musa Binda - 28 March 2019
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Immigrants robbed and forced to sleep outside in Durban

Victims of latest xenophobic violence blame electioneering by politicians

By Musa Binda - 28 March 2019
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Human Rights Day protesters demand better housing

Activist calls for investigation into EThekwini Municipality officials, while in Cape Town Reclaim the City occupied a golf course

By Musa Binda and GroundUp Staff - 21 March 2019
Grade 11 pupil Zenile Ngcame of Masiphumelele High School, raises her fist during a protest for climate change outside Parliament in Cape Town.

South African youths march for action against climate change

#ClimateStrike protests held across the world

By Ashraf Hendricks, Zoë Postman and Musa Binda - 15 March 2019