Articles by Marecia Damons

“It’s so painful when you see old people drinking dirty, smelly water with animals”

27 communities “crippled by the lack of water access during the Covid-19 pandemic”

By Marecia Damons - 18 September 2020

Over five million children are not getting their school meals

Department of Basic Education says situation will improve with schools returning

By Marecia Damons - 7 September 2020

Where’s the train safety plan? ask activists

Protecting commuters should be PRASA’s priority, says #UniteBehind

By Marecia Damons - 21 August 2020

Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

By Marecia Damons - 5 August 2020

Gugulethu residents at wits end with company that built their flood prone houses

Cape Town Community Housing Company hits back: “If you bought something, you own it and you are responsible for it”

By Marecia Damons - 3 August 2020

Millions of rands in lottery funding for mysterious music festival

R15 million paid to dormant organisation but chairman says he’s unaware of the grant

By Marecia Damons and Raymond Joseph - 29 July 2020

Covid-19: Sanitation is a struggle in Kleinbegin in the winelands

People in Tulbagh informal settlement demand water tanks

By Marecia Damons - 19 May 2020
Photo of domestic workers' union banner

“If employers tell domestic workers to stay home, they must still get paid” says union

Department of Labour says provisions are being made to safeguard employees forced to take leave amid Covid-19 fears

By Marecia Damons - 20 March 2020
Photo of refugees in church

Central Methodist Church seeks advice over removal of refugees

“The refugee leadership gave me the assurance that they will vacate the church. They did not honour these commitments”

By Marecia Damons - 13 March 2020