Articles for Musa Binda

Neighbour saves children from burning shack

“He heard little voices coming from the inside”


News | 7 January 2020

“Illegal and criminal” demolitions in Durban, say shack dwellers

“This was a new invasion and the people had not settled there. No court order was required,” says City


Brief | 16 October 2019

Inanda residents close off roads in protest at power outage

Problem caused by cable theft, says councillor


Brief | 7 October 2019

KZN woman can’t get an ID because she’s “dead”

Home Affairs insists Noluvu Mathumbu died in 2007


News | 1 October 2019

Students arrested after attack on security guard

Guard escapes through a window after petrol bomb thrown into guardroom at Durban University of Technology


Brief | 19 September 2019

Students block University of Zululand campus

Attack on student triggers demand for better security


Brief | 16 September 2019

New round of demolitions in Cato Manor

Shack dwellers say their belongings were torched, leaving them destitute


Brief | 5 August 2019

Three children die in Durban fire

“I left them sleeping when I went to work”


Brief | 31 July 2019

In April their homes were destroyed by a flood. Now their new homes are being demolished

Dozens of Enkanini residents continue to rebuild their homes in defiance of the eThekwini municipality


News | 23 July 2019

Protesters blame corruption for lack of water in Umlazi

“We hear that the officials are benefiting from the water tankers”


Brief | 15 July 2019

Abahlali leader blames government for baby’s death

Sbu Zikode says that Khwezi Mlingo would have survived if Cato Manor’s shacks had water and electricity


Brief | 12 July 2019

Shack dwellers’ homes demolished and possessions burnt

Land occupiers to take eThekwini Municipality to court for “criminal” act


Brief | 14 June 2019

Durban shack dwellers dispute legality of repeated demolitions

Cato Manor occupiers say their homes were not unfinished nor left vacant, contradicting municipality’s claims


News | 12 June 2019

Teacher shot dead at primary school

Parents fear for the safety of their children at Durban school


News | 11 June 2019

Their councillor was charged with murder. Now Umlazi voters want a by-election

Residents block township road in protest


Brief | 28 May 2019

Evicted Durban residents say City had no court order

Dozens left homeless after shacks demolished on Sunday


News | 21 May 2019