As bad as living in shacks, say flooded Qunu’s RDP residents

Formal housing as well as informal settlements flooded in low-lying areas of Gqeberha


Brief | 27 September 2023

Hundreds flee flooded homes as storms batter Western Cape

Man dies, apparently from electrocution

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News | 25 September 2023

Activists claim thousands of parcels of public land under-used in Cape Town

Ndifuna Ukwazi launches online interactive map to put pressure on government to address land issues


News | 22 September 2023

Families have been waiting six years to be moved from Durban transit camp

eThekwini municipality has no explanation for delay and no timeline to offer


News | 21 September 2023

Three people die in shack fire in Joe Slovo Park

73 people left homeless by the blaze on Saturday night


Brief | 19 September 2023

Call for Johannesburg to turn “dark buildings” into decent housing for poor people

Housing collective plans march in city next month to demand housing for the poor


News | 18 September 2023

CPUT agrees to increase payment to private residence after students locked out

This is despite the owner of 210 Long Street not meeting all NSFAS requirements of a fully accredited accommodation.


News | 18 September 2023

Social housing in Woodstock: City wins heritage hearing

Woodstock residents intend to appeal, saying they support social housing but some green space needed


News | 15 September 2023

Families displaced by World Cup occupy RDP houses in Durban

Fed up Isipingo transit camp residents say they are the rightful beneficiaries of houses in Kanku Road

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News | 15 September 2023

51 people homeless after fire in Dunoon

“My whole life was in that shack”


Brief | 12 September 2023

Loved ones who perished in the Joburg building fire

We spoke to surviving relatives at the Hofland Community Centre shelter


News | 8 September 2023

300 occupants share one tap and one toilet in Joburg “dark building”

The building’s residents say they need help not eviction

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News | 7 September 2023

Two children were electrocuted here in 2021, but Zone 14 is still waiting for safe electricity

eThekwini municipality says it can’t electricify the shacks because the informal settlement is on private land


Brief | 7 September 2023

Fire safety review in Cape Town buildings after tragic Johannesburg fire

Ndifuna Ukwazi and Reclaim the City plan to strengthen fire safety protocols in two buildings occupied by activists


Brief | 6 September 2023

Mfuleni pensioners say they’ve been overlooked for housing

The City of Cape Town says it has followed a fair and independent process and consulted a community committee


News | 6 September 2023