Articles for Vincent Lali

Police shut down immigrant shops

We use the shop to survive because we are both jobless, says shopkeeper


News | 8 January 2018

City promises Mfuleni shack dwellers toilets and electricity in 2018

45 families in Ligwa beg to use neighbours’ toilets


News | 1 December 2017

Stink-up at Cape Flats school

“My stomach turns and I feel as if I’m about to vomit”


News | 23 November 2017

Kraaifontein sports complex stripped by vandals

City says it will cost one million rand and take three years to restore


Brief | 22 November 2017

Neighbours provide water and electricty to informal settlement

City of Cape Town says it’s assessing what is required for infrastructure in Nyunywini, Kraaifontein


News | 13 November 2017

Taps run dry in Khayelitsha

New Lands in Enkanini has been without water for a month


News | 9 November 2017

Families live in fear below high-voltage lines

Shack dwellers in Sondela informal settlement have no legal electricity, rubbish collection or toilets


News | 8 November 2017

Attempted land occupation in Kraaifontein

Occupiers say they want the City to help them acquire land peacefully


News | 6 November 2017

Volunteers protecting school children want to be paid

Western Cape government says it will try to find funds to support the initiative


News | 23 October 2017

Mfuleni parents storm out of meeting with education department

Parents and principal say new school was promised for 2017, while officials say they must wait until 2021


News | 13 October 2017

Mfuleni parents demand a new school with better security

100 desks and 100 chairs stolen during holidays


News | 12 October 2017

New school for Khayelitsha

Zwelitsha families to be moved to make way for school


Brief | 12 October 2017

Marikana community “tired” of begging for police protection

Dan Plato says it’s up to the City of Cape Town to install lights on the border of the informal settlement


Brief | 9 October 2017

Police don’t listen to us, Marikana residents tell Mbalula

Minister promises extra resources to crime-torn settlement

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News | 3 October 2017

Marikana: the situation is under control, says Plato

Police announce two arrests


News | 2 October 2017

Hundreds protest against arrest of murder suspects in Philippi

Police use teargas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters who were demanding release of community patrol members


News | 18 September 2017