Articles by Peter Luhanga

Wheelchair users struggle to use sewage covered, pothole-ridden roads in Dunoon

One man says people charge him R130 to push his wheelchair to the shops or nearby clinic

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7 June 2021

Growing shack settlement annoys new homeowners

City says it has an interdict to stop new shacks from being built on the land

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26 May 2021

Bail granted for two Abahlali leaders accused of conspiracy to murder

Shack dweller movement believe arrests are a political ploy to destroy and discredit them

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21 May 2021

Hundreds protest against Israeli airstrikes

Protesters demand South Africa boycott, divest and impose sanctions on Israel

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11 May 2021

Dunoon land occupiers build flood barrier

Last winter the Diep River burst its banks flooding homes

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10 May 2021

1,500 Dunoon families still not relocated a year later

Housing project has been held up by appeals

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28 April 2021

Immigrant spaza shop owners driven out of Atlantis

Police failed to intervene

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13 April 2021

Tired of waiting for government, Dunoon shack dwellers build a sewage system

“If you wait for the City to render services, you will wait forever” says community leader

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1 April 2021

Swedish award offers some protection, says activist living “in the shadow of death”

Abahlali founder S’bu Zikode wins international human rights prize

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31 March 2021

Parents make desperate plea for placement, but schools are full

More than 8,600 Western Cape learners have not yet found places

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26 February 2021

“God always puts something out for us” says scrap collector

Even shack fires can be an opportunity

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22 February 2021

Families without water as City of Cape Town contract expires

Residents of Dunoon informal settlement block roads in protest

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10 February 2021

Mother of five children killed by illegal electricity connection

Siyahlala informal settlement in Dunoon has never been electrified as it is on Transnet land

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8 February 2021

Overcrowding in Wolwerivier triggers land occupation

Families moved to the “temporary relocation area” have grown in size over the past five years

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23 November 2020

Dunoon mother and six children among families left homeless after blaze

Some people started rebuilding on Tuesday after the homes of 139 people were gutted by a shack fire on Monday

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4 November 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

Shacks have been erected in the middle of their crops in Dunoon

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27 October 2020