Articles by Liezl Human

Court dismisses bid to have judge removed in Cape Town eviction case

Human Rights Commission wants Anti-Land Invasion Unit declared unlawful


12 October 2021

Zandvlei opens for boating after sewage scare

But Rietvlei and Zeekoevlei are still closed


5 October 2021

Rietvlei pollution unlikely to improve soon, fears Milnerton Aquatic Club

“We’re not seeing any action” by City of Cape Town says club commodore


30 September 2021

Cape Town passes Unlawful Occupations by-law, despite protest

Activists warn that it criminalises people who need houses


29 September 2021

Fishing communities fear their livelihoods are threatened by Karpowership plan

Gas energy generation licences approved despite environmental concerns


23 September 2021

Social grant offices have been closed over the past year, leaving recipients to foot the bill

Grant beneficiaries have to wait for hours in long queues, and spend more of their grants on travelling


13 September 2021

Water tests show dangerous levels of bacteria in Zandvlei, Zeekoevlei, and Rietvlei

Months after vleis closed, City makes results public


6 September 2021

Hanover Park residents fed up waiting for title deeds

Newfields Village families frustrated with Cape Town Community Housing Company’s “wheels turning slowly”


3 September 2021

6,000 people sign petition demanding City of Cape Town comes clean on water quality

Three vleis are still closed to the public because of sewage spills


26 August 2021

Many sex workers are battling to get vaccinated

Those who do not have identity documents cannot be registered on the government’s computer system


24 August 2021

Auditor-General declines request to investigate irregular Lottery grants

Cape minstrel organisation needs an audit, says former MP


23 August 2021

Some people haven’t received their disability grants since the start of the year

Frustrated temporary disability grant beneficiaries say SASSA offices are not coping


11 August 2021

“We don’t want handouts. We want land”

Western Cape farm workers picket outside parliament


11 August 2021

Taxis return to “normal” on Cape Town roads

Except on the contested route where negotiations between CATA and CODETA are still underway


3 August 2021