Articles by Buziwe Nocuze

Many learners sent home from “unprepared” schools, while others return

“Things have changed a lot”

Bernard Chiguvare, Buziwe Nocuze, Mkhuseli Sizani, Joseph Chirume, Nompendulo Ngubane, Thamsanqa Mbovane - 8 June 2020

Covid-19: Mother fears for disabled daughter’s life

Woman with debilitating co-morbidities lives with five people in a shack that has no toilet

By Buziwe Nocuze - 5 June 2020

Homeless protesters disrupt Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court

If the City of Cape Town can demolish shacks during the lockdown, what is stopping us from evicting tenants? asks backyarder’s landlord

By Buziwe Nocuze - 3 June 2020

Backyarders fear vandals will delay housing project

Contractors must accept responsibility for securing the site, says City

By Buziwe Nocuze - 1 June 2020

Covid-19: Teachers refuse to return to work after one tests positive

SADTU supports protesters at Enkululekweni Primary School in Cape Town

By Buziwe Nocuze - 28 May 2020

SASSA applicants brave cold and rain to queue for help

SASSA says it’s only accepting online applications for the Covid-19 Relief Grant

By Buziwe Nocuze - 26 May 2020

150 people use one woman’s toilet

“I feel for her. If it was someone else, they would never accept what we are doing.”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 22 May 2020

Patients at Mfuleni Day Hospital get medication through the fence

“I thought they were joking” says patient

By Buziwe Nocuze - 20 May 2020

“The City needs to stop destroying shacks, at least until the lockdown is over”

City of Cape Town demolishes shacks built by people evicted by their landlords in Strand

By Buziwe Nocuze - 18 May 2020

City removes occupiers from land earmarked for housing

“Where are we supposed to get the money to pay rent?”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 13 May 2020
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Covid-19: Applicants for grants sleep outside SASSA offices

“We do not have any other choice but to wait”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 12 May 2020
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Covid-19: “If we continue like this the virus is going to kill us,” says worried shopper

Social distancing rules ignored at Nyanga mall in Cape Town

By Buziwe Nocuze - 11 May 2020
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More broken promises at Port St Johns school

Leaking classrooms still haven’t been fixed

By Buziwe Nocuze - 22 May 2019
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Villagers in Port St Johns drink from murky pond water

Ward councillor blames vandals, residents for community’s taps running dry

By Buziwe Nocuze - 10 May 2019
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We won’t vote on Wednesday, say Lusikisiki shackdwellers

“No service delivery, no votes”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 6 May 2019
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City clears the air in Lower Crossroads

A drain that let off a stench of human waste since December has been fixed

By Buziwe Nocuze - 12 June 2017