Articles by Vincent Lali

Covid Village occupiers live in limbo

Minister Sisulu to discuss N2 occupation with Cabinet, says Mbulelo Ncedana

By Vincent Lali - 3 August 2020

Unregistered ECD principals plead with government

“Some of our teachers are resorting to occupying vacant land because they have no money to pay rent”

By Vincent Lali - 31 July 2020

Community leaders oppose Makhaza occupation

“I have been on the housing database for years, but I still have no house” says occupier

By Vincent Lali - 27 July 2020

SJC head Axolile Notywala arrested

Witness claims arrested activists were filming police but not obstructing them

By Vincent Lali - 24 July 2020

“Our toilets have been blocked since 2016” says Khayelitsha resident

Enkanini informal settlement gives the City a week to respond to demands for toilets and water

By Vincent Lali - 23 July 2020

Burning of clinic: suspects in court

Mayor says some services suspended after “wanton acts of vandalism”

By Vincent Lali - 21 July 2020

“I wish the government could allow us to stay here”

Eskom withdraws services to Khayelitsha after vehicles stoned and torched during land occupation

By Vincent Lali - 21 July 2020

Mob burns Covid-19 facility and community hall

Ward councillor’s family moved to safehouse after their home was also attacked

By Vincent Lali - 20 July 2020

“We want evictees back” says Mfuleni community leader

City says it will continue preventing the illegal occupation of its temporary houses

By Vincent Lali - 16 July 2020

Massive new land occupation on Cape Nature land in Mfuleni

Some families say they were displaced by flooding

By Vincent Lali - 14 July 2020

With no toilet, Wallacedene man has to watch over his mother-in-law while she uses a field

City of Cape Town says it recently delivered chemical toilets and standpipes will soon be installed

By Vincent Lali - 14 July 2020

“Mfuleni residents are tired of seeing the City relocate residents from other townships”

City has condemned the occupation of its Bosasa housing project

By Vincent Lali - 13 July 2020

Cape storm leaves hundreds without “toilets”

“Flood victims now shit in buckets inside their shacks and empty them into the dam. I do the same.”

By Vincent Lali - 13 July 2020

“Illegal strike” says department as teachers down tools at Kraaifontein school

Teachers say they are fed up with working conditions under Covid-19

By Vincent Lali - 10 July 2020

Bulelani Qolani: What happened before he was dragged naked from his shack?

We have reviewed videos and interviewed witnesses

By Vincent Lali and James Stent - 9 July 2020

Bheki Cele and JP Smith trade accusations

Call for cops who dragged naked man out of shack to be arrested

By Vincent Lali - 5 July 2020