Articles by Mandla Mnyakama

Cape Flats cleaners want masks

Management agrees masks are necessary


13 June 2017

In photos: Cape Town’s tempest

At least five dead, and many lose their homes

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8 June 2017

Gugulethu community complain of bad policing at poorly attended imbizo

Residents hope police deputy minister will follow up their individual cases


5 June 2017

Shack fire claims three lives

Two people narrowly escape Nyanga backyard blaze


30 May 2017

Cape Town’s bursting trains

Commuters complain of overcrowded and delays


18 May 2017

It’s our turn to benefit, say residents of Gugulethu informal settlement

Tambo Square families call for police protection amidst protests


15 May 2017

Roads out of Gugulethu blocked by protesters

Learners unable to attend schools outside township


10 May 2017

Angry Gugulethu residents close down school

Protest against upgrade of informal settlement


9 May 2017

Land occupiers in Grabouw demand services

Residents cross N2 to relieve themselves

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8 May 2017

Gugulethu toilet cleaning jobs dispute resolved

Services resume as new contracts signed


19 April 2017

Long queues at Khayelitsha taxi rank as bus drivers strike

Commuters complain they were not informed


12 April 2017

Battle for toilet cleaning jobs in Gugulethu

Residents stop janitors emptying toilets in protest


29 March 2017

Rival taxi groups strike peace deal

Truce follows weeks of violence over Delft and Nyanga routes


28 March 2017

Delft taxi war calms down

Police call for people not to spread panic on social media


24 March 2017

Our toilets haven’t worked for four years, say Mbekweni shack dwellers

Municipality blames vandalism for broken toilets


10 March 2017

Gugulethu residents fight over future of Tambo Square

City wants to put in services for shack dwellers, but local residents want community facilities


2 March 2017