Articles for Vincent Lali

190 people left homeless after Khayelitsha fire

Families devastated, with newly-bought school uniforms and stationery burnt in the fire


News | 9 January 2023

Shoprite truck drivers protest for basic salary and transport allowance

Shosholoza Workers Union of South Africa say the matter is currently before the CCMA


Brief | 8 December 2022

Unions call for Western Cape to hire community health workers

“We won’t allow the Western Cape government to be the only province that doesn’t recognise community health workers,” says Vavi


Brief | 11 November 2022

Pollsmoor wardens picket for higher wages and better working conditions

“Minister Lamola can you work eight hours everyday for 11 days without a rest?”


Brief | 12 October 2022

Volunteers fill scores of rubbish bags during river clean-up

Mosselbank River Conservation Team in Cape Town mark World Clean-Up Day


Brief | 20 September 2022

Fed up with poor service, hundreds march to Eskom office in Khayelitsha

Residents want workers to return to the local office and for Eskom to fix high mast lights, transformers and faulty street lights in the community.


News | 8 September 2022

Wednesday of discontent: workers picket around the country

Demands range from cheaper taxi fares to a Basic Income Grant

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News | 24 August 2022

Mining affected communities protest outside Parliament

Activists demand mines develop and help the communities that host them


Brief | 16 August 2022

Small scale fishers call for halt to gas and oil exploration

“When foreign companies drill oil in our oceans, fish die”


Brief | 15 August 2022

Occupiers facing eviction refuse to move until their demands are met

About 31 households at Backstage in Khayelitsha want the City to relocate them to serviced sites.


News | 10 August 2022

Women march to police station after body found in wheelie bin

Nyanga protesters demand visible policing and CCTV cameras


Brief | 3 August 2022

Women volunteers clean up dumps in Delft after a dead body was found

“We want to stay in a clean environment”


News | 29 July 2022

Delegates storm out of NUMSA conference

NUMSA must comply with its constitution, say protesters as congress continues without Mpumalanga delegates

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News | 27 July 2022

NUMSA’s interdicted national congress to proceed — but a court challenge looms

Journalists kicked out of conference centre

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News | 26 July 2022

Confused delegates idle outside NUMSA congress

“We don’t know what we are going to do here”


News | 25 July 2022

SASSA in Khayelitsha closed until further notice, says agency

Hundreds of frustrated beneficiaries turned away unexpectedly this week


Brief | 15 July 2022