HOUSING

Mayor fails to produce evidence that “foreigners” are behind Gqeberha land occupations

Mayor Nqaba Bhanga has been criticised by civil society for placing immigrants’ lives at risk by making unsubstantiated inflammatory comments

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6 May 2021

Fix sewage problem before adding more houses say Philippi residents

City blames misuse of the system for the frequent blockages

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6 May 2021

Protesters set fire to electricity poles in Kariega

“Let there be darkness for all” says man

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5 May 2021

Shack fire claims life of three-year-old

Mother asks for help to bury her son

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3 May 2021

Kariega shack dwellers stop electrification project

Informal settlement residents are demanding their homes get electricity first

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3 May 2021

Life after a devastating fire in Cato Manor’s Marikana

The informal settlement is home to about 6,000 people

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30 April 2021

What has been granted in the Tafelberg leave to appeal?

Leave to appeal the sale was denied, but a higher court is to hear appeals on a number of related issues

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30 April 2021

Complaints of shoddy workmanship at new multi-million rand housing development

“I don’t know why they moved us here when they know that there is still a lot of work to be done” says resident

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30 April 2021

1,500 Dunoon families still not relocated a year later

Housing project has been held up by appeals

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28 April 2021

Promises, promises: the residents of Marikana Soutpan have almost given up hope

Informal settlement was first promised water and sanitation in 2017

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26 April 2021

Social housing is vital. Opportunists are trying to derail it

Disgruntled former employees are undermining Communicare’s projects

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23 April 2021

“The roaming pigs come and eat our poo”

Nelson Mandela Bay residents block roads early in the morning to show their anger at failed service delivery

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23 April 2021

Woodstock Hospital occupants and City of Cape Town reach court settlement

Occupants agree to be surveyed by City and legal team

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22 April 2021

Children play in sewage in Gqeberha

Residents of Motherwell are demanding a permanent solution to the blocked drains

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22 April 2021