Articles for Mpumi Kiva

Homemade alcoholic brew finds a market as prices soar

“People are bored of sitting at home doing nothing”


Brief | 19 May 2020

Planting veggies for the hard times ahead

Candy Mayfair of Oudtshoorn has started growing vegetables for the first time in her life


Brief | 15 May 2020

Oudtshoorn families accuse municipality of sidelining them for housing

Municipality says plan to provide housing and services to Zone 14 could only start next year


Brief | 14 May 2020

“Politicians come and make promises that are never fulfilled” says Oudtshoorn resident

The municipality says there are plans to improve the nearly 20-year-old settlements


News | 20 April 2020

Covid-19: Leather business in Oudtshoorn takes strain as tourism plummets

Cheslyn Wagenaar makes belts and sandals at his RDP home with offcuts of crocodile and ostrich skins


Brief | 18 April 2020

Covid-19: George residents thankful for its many soup kitchens

About 80 feeding schemes are operating during the lockdown, many from people’s backyards


Brief | 7 April 2020

Fed-up after 20 years on a waiting list, gogo builds her own house

Gloria Matebe collected the wood to build her new home from a nearby dumpsite


News | 17 January 2020