Articles by Peter Luhanga

Shack with a swimming pool and Table Mountain view

But Viziyalo Madola’s community still shares just one toilet


7 July 2020

July deadline to relocate 1,500 Dunoon families “is no longer feasible”

“The units will not be for ownership. They will be owned by the province and leased to the beneficiaries,” says MEC


1 July 2020

Doornbach residents resist Covid-19 relocation plan

About 1,500 Dunoon families are to be moved to Winning Way


23 June 2020

Dunoon ward councillor’s office petrol bombed

Land occupation blamed for arson attack


19 June 2020

Family of five die in shack fire

Teenage daughter survives as she was visiting her cousin at the time of the fire


15 June 2020

Swartland police fire rubber bullets and teargas at shack dwellers

Silvertown residents are demanding basic municipal services


4 June 2020

Dunoon explodes after shacks demolished

Former backyarders torch vehicles


2 June 2020

Life was better in quarantine in luxury hotel

Dunoon residents who have recovered from Covid-19 return to informal settlement


18 May 2020

Overcrowded Dunoon battles rising Covid-19 cases

No social distancing and health workers protest after colleagues test positive


15 May 2020

Covid-19: 1,500 Dunoon residents to be moved by July

“We don’t want any more delays,” says Minister Sisulu


22 April 2020

Covid-19: Four people have tested positive in Dunoon, says councillor

But life in the streets goes on as usual


15 April 2020

Covid-19: Plans to move thousands from informal settlements met with scepticism

“They should consult us before making these statements” says community leader

By and

8 April 2020

Covid-19: “We can’t stay inside when we have no toilets”

Lockdown meaningless in Dunoon informal settlements


31 March 2020

Police remove students protesters at Malmesbury college

West Coast (TVET) College management says 1,769 students still have details outstanding before they can be approved for allowances


10 March 2020

Prison officials explain Ramaphosa’s decision to reduce sentences

Officials ask Dunoon residents to accept ex-convicts back into society, as nearly 900 released from Pollsmoor


17 February 2020

Parents try to shut down school with bullying problem

Education department has referred complaints to circuit manager


5 February 2020