Articles for Kimberly Mutandiro

“Each time we try to get comfortable, the police come to demolish our home”

Families living in Lindokuhle Mnguni informal settlement in Johannesburg say they’re being harassed by police and AmaPanyaza


News | 11 June 2024

Boksburg families refuse to move to serviced sites

Give us houses, Ekurhuleni municipality told


News | 4 June 2024

Get us jobs, contract workers tell Gauteng Premier

The contracted workers were awarded compensation of up to R24,000 by the Labour Court. They refused to accept this and instead are demanding jobs.


News | 27 May 2024

PRASA has failed to fix East Rand train stations

From Boksburg to Springs, stations remain in ruins


News | 17 May 2024

Government payment delay forces Joburg’s biggest food bank to close

But the Department of Social Development claims the delay is caused by investigations into the food banks

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News | 8 May 2024

Families to leave ancestral lands as coal mine expands

Land Claims Court orders Mpumalanga mine to build them permanent houses


News | 3 May 2024

Workers hold vigil outside Gauteng health department, demanding permanent jobs

National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (NUPSAW) says workers will protest daily


Brief | 2 May 2024

Widow’s shack demolished six times since September

100 shacks demolished by JMPD in Rabie Ridge on Saturday


News | 24 April 2024

Ekurhuleni shack dwellers’ hopes of getting flush toilets dashed

City of Ekurhuleni says five families can safely share a chemical toilet


News | 18 April 2024

Benoni’s elderly march for electricity

They say the City of Ekurhuleni has blocked their prepaid electricity meters because they owe rent, but they have no hope of paying their arrears


News | 12 April 2024

Mpumalanga protesters reject government’s latest energy plan

Marches for cleaner, safer, and more affordable energy took place across the country on Wednesday


News | 20 March 2024

Tenants say they’ve been abandoned in Benoni’s crumbling apartheid-era municipal flats

80-year-old Sarah Govender has lived in the Actonville flats since the 1980s


News | 2 February 2024

Thousands of unplaced high school learners in the Western Cape

Province’s learners struggle for a school place, but KZN and Gauteng claim to be okay

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News | 19 January 2024

Joburg building fire survivors demand better housing after their settlement floods

“As if what we already went through wasn’t enough, the government goes on to move us to this dreadful settlement” says fire survivor


News | 11 January 2024

“Xenophobic” Makhubela should not be part of Joburg fire inquiry, say activists

Picket outside Commission of Inquiry into Albert Street fire


News | 5 December 2023