Articles for Vincent Lali

Over 200 Khayelitsha families refuse to relocate for private hospital

A fast food outlet is also planned for the site


News | 1 June 2023

Standoff between shack dwellers and sand mining company in Khayelitsha

Mining operations halted after families living in shacks near the site complain about sand filling their homes


News | 30 May 2023

Khayelitsha families want asbestos roofing removed

Project to fix houses was halted during Covid


News | 23 May 2023

Elderly women picket outside Nyanga clinic demanding better service

They say that there are stock-outs on certain medications, long queues and missing folders


Brief | 17 May 2023

Grant recipients unable to renew their cards as expiry date looms

Social grant beneficiaries are worried they won’t be paid in two weeks

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News | 24 April 2023

Ramaphosa asked to speak out on Uganda’s homophobic law

About 100 members of the LGBT community marched to Parliament


Brief | 31 March 2023

SACCAWU members march to Parliament

Union wants government to intervene in dispute with Makro


News | 24 March 2023

No water, electricity or toilets for 280 families in Khayelitsha informal settlement

Residents say they have lived without basic services for three years


News | 20 March 2023

People’s lives are “not our responsibility” says NEHAWU leader

Hospitals disrupted as public sector strike intensifies

Vincent Lali, Chris Gilili, Liezl Human, Tariro Washinyira, Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Thamsanqa Mbovane, and Mkhuseli Sizani

News | 8 March 2023

Clean newly formed settlements, demand shack dwellers

Only 16 of the 36 new occupations established following the outbreak of Covid have been recognised, says Khayelitsha subcouncil chairman


Brief | 6 March 2023

Learners march to Eskom as school has been without electricity for several months

SGB says that illegal connections are to blame for the outage


Brief | 17 February 2023

Protesters block major roads in Cape Town in cleaning contract dispute

Five arrested but not charged


News | 15 February 2023

Protesters block main road in Cape Town, demanding electricity

“Councillors fool us during election campaigns”


News | 31 January 2023

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