Articles by Peter Luhanga

Overcrowding in Wolwerivier triggers land occupation

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


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


4 November 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

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


27 October 2020

Dunoon residents hire their own janitors to clean communal toilets

City says dispute over EPWP contractors is delaying the process to hire janitors to clean toilets


26 October 2020

City gets court interdict to clean Dunoon toilets

Sanitech has had to be accompanied by law enforcement


28 September 2020

Showdown in Dunoon over toilet companies

Toilets cleaned free of charge by Mshengu Toilet Hire as Dunoon residents ban Sanitech from operating


8 September 2020

Relocation of 1,500 Dunoon families postponed until at least next year

Neighbouring business owners object to relocation, say there are better alternatives


8 September 2020

City withdraws advert to lease golf club for less than R1k per month

Controversy mounts over Cape Town’s low leases for leisure activity properties amid housing shortage

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24 August 2020

Dunoon residents empty toilets on N7

Poo protest comes after residents reject new toilet contractor


17 August 2020

Business is booming for shack builders in Dunoon

Councillor says illegal occupations are jeopardising housing plans for the area


14 August 2020

People empty poo buckets in road as toilet dispute festers

Dunoon’s communal toilets have not been cleaned since 3 August


12 August 2020

Dunoon residents threaten to empty toilets on N7

Petitioners tell City of Cape Town to dump contractor


29 July 2020

Two schools torched in protest for land

“They are threatening our future. This year is already hard with Covid-19” says matric student


23 July 2020

Watch how Cape Town rain left a neighbourhood under water

Zwelitsha homes were flooded when Diep River burst its banks


16 July 2020

In photos: Storm causes flooding in Cape Town

The City’s Disaster Risk Management says flood kits, sand and milling will be provided to affected informal settlements

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10 July 2020

Dunoon’s potholed sewage-filled roads

City says it cannot maintain the streets due to continued unrest and threats to contractors


9 July 2020