Articles by Mpumi Kiva

Homemade alcoholic brew finds a market as prices soar

“People are bored of sitting at home doing nothing”


19 May 2020

Planting veggies for the hard times ahead

Candy Mayfair of Oudtshoorn has started growing vegetables for the first time in her life


15 May 2020

Oudtshoorn families accuse municipality of sidelining them for housing

Municipality says plan to provide housing and services to Zone 14 could only start next year


14 May 2020

“Politicians come and make promises that are never fulfilled” says Oudtshoorn resident

The municipality says there are plans to improve the nearly 20-year-old settlements


20 April 2020

Covid-19: Leather business in Oudtshoorn takes strain as tourism plummets

Cheslyn Wagenaar makes belts and sandals at his RDP home with offcuts of crocodile and ostrich skins


18 April 2020

Covid-19: George residents thankful for its many soup kitchens

About 80 feeding schemes are operating during the lockdown, many from people’s backyards


7 April 2020

Fed-up after 20 years on a waiting list, gogo builds her own house

Gloria Matebe collected the wood to build her new home from a nearby dumpsite


17 January 2020