Articles by Nokulunga Majola

Immigrant fire victims denied building materials and land in Durban

While South African families in Briardene pick up their lives, immigrants have been excluded from rebuilding efforts

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5 August 2021

Unrest July 2021: Grim details of deaths in Phoenix

Bheki Cele gives account of what sparked the violence according to police

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3 August 2021

This school for children with special needs was stripped bare by looters. Now the learners won’t even get meals

Golden Steps school in KwaZulu-Natal will not be able to re-open after the break

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21 July 2021

Community comes to the aid of Durban fire victims

“Some of us have been affected by the riots and looting but we continue to assist and help the community regardless of race or religion because we are all human beings,” says Muslim organisation

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20 July 2021

People queueing for six hours to buy essential goods in KZN and Gauteng

“Law-abiding citizens are now facing the consequences of other people’s actions”

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16 July 2021

Unrest July 2021: Personal notes from a KZN reporter

“On Wednesday night for the first time in days, I went to bed with a little bit of hope”

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16 July 2021

Durban volunteers and workers clean up en masse

“People are here knowing there is nothing to gain personally. They are doing it for the Umlazi community”

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15 July 2021

KZN unrest: Old age homes running out of food

Facilities for the elderly in Durban are battling with staff shortages and are not getting food deliveries as looting continues

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13 July 2021

Health services in KZN struggle to function amidst looting and violent unrest

Ambulances grounded, hospitals on skeleton staff, vaccination programme halted and clinics close in eThekwini

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12 July 2021

Fire kills one man and destroys 200 shacks in Cato Manor

Residents say this is the third devastating fire in eight months at Marikana informal settlement

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9 July 2021

“Mice, cockroaches, mosquitos and flies were attracted to the dumping site”

eThekwini Municipality warns of fines of up to R5,000 for illegal dumping

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9 July 2021

Man accused of stealing a cellphone and set alight recovers in hospital from severe burns

At least three people killed every day by vigilantes according to latest quarterly crime stats

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5 July 2021

How the R350 Covid-19 grant helped an artist open his own food stall

#PayTheGrants campaign members renew calls for government to reinstate the grant

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2 July 2021

Refugee uses art to tell stories of xenophobia

Azuri Muhuli has seen and suffered violence

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1 June 2021

Union starts strike against Massmart

88 workers retrenched and work hours cut as company restructures its labour force

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28 May 2021

Solidarity protest for dock workers who stalled Israeli ship

Action against the vessel was part of a global call for workers and trade unions to refuse to unload Israeli ships

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22 May 2021