Articles for Kimberly Mutandiro

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

Activists want government to do more to register domestic workers

Three years after the landmark Concourt ruling, very little has changed with their access to compensation


News | 28 November 2023

“We are back”: Khulumani pensioners sleep outside Constitutional Court

They say they are owed apartheid reparations


News | 16 November 2023

Hundreds of RDP houses illegally occupied in Randfontein

The occupation of more than 360 houses was sparked by allegations of corruption at the housing project


News | 8 November 2023

Hundreds protest at US Consulate - demand ceasefire in Gaza

Calls for Palestinian human rights to be respected


Brief | 6 November 2023

Joburg City to blame for “dark buildings” crisis say property owners

Albert Street fire tragedy sparks renewed attempt to evict hundreds of people living in derelict downtown buildings


News | 9 October 2023

Simba factory workers down tools over “unfair” transport deductions

The company is in the Labour Court on Thursday afternoon to get an urgent interdict against the strikers


News | 5 October 2023

Call for Johannesburg to turn “dark buildings” into decent housing for poor people

Housing collective plans march in city next month to demand housing for the poor


News | 18 September 2023

Loved ones who perished in the Joburg building fire

We spoke to surviving relatives at the Hofland Community Centre shelter


News | 8 September 2023

Residents of Johannesburg’s “dark buildings” fear for their lives after deadly fire

Fires are a constant threat for people living in dilapidated buildings without electricity


News | 4 September 2023

Survivors of horrific Joburg building fire tell their stories

“I tried to go back to find my wife but the entrance was on fire”


News | 31 August 2023

Security workers protest in Boksburg over unpaid wages

“It’s amazing what politicians promise just to get our votes” says union leader


News | 17 August 2023

Domestic workers battle with workplace compensation despite landmark ruling in 2020

Over 100 domestic workers marched to the Union Buildings in Tshwane on Friday


News | 7 August 2023