Residents expelled from Blikkiesdorp amidst racial tensions

Over 20 people have sought shelter in the Methodist Church in central Cape Town

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11 October 2018

Blikkiesdorp residents frustrated by housing delays

City councillor estimates new RDP homes will be completed in two years

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29 June 2018

No one must be left behind, says Blikkiesdorp committee

Residents support serviced sites in addition to houses on new land


6 March 2017

City offers Blikkiesdorp residents fraction of houses needed

Uncertain future for those who were expecting houses


10 June 2016

Blikkiesdorp residents hopeful after meeting with mayor

City commits to providing land for “qualified beneficiaries”


20 May 2016

Blikkiesdorp swelters in 33 degree heat

Residents battle blazing sun and mosquitoes


20 January 2016

Blikkiesdorp residents care for their animals despite challenges

Residents of Blikkiesdorp work hard to give their animals a good life, gathering with their pets to receive basic vet care, food and advice from volunteers at Tin Can Town animal rescue organisation.


15 January 2016