Articles for Tsoanelo Sefoloko

Nkosinathi Ntuli’s shack has been demolished four times since November

He keeps on rebuilding and the eThekwini municipality keeps returning


News | 28 September 2023

Taxis bring traffic on busy uMhlanga road to a standstill

To restore calm to the area, authorities agreed to temporarily allow taxis to park near Ocean Mall


Brief | 20 September 2023

Families displaced by World Cup occupy RDP houses in Durban

Fed up Isipingo transit camp residents say they are the rightful beneficiaries of houses in Kanku Road

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News | 15 September 2023

Durban vendors say they pay their fees but the municipality ignores them

Lights at the Berea bus rank where they trade have been broken for five years


Brief | 13 September 2023

Two children were electrocuted here in 2021, but Zone 14 is still waiting for safe electricity

eThekwini municipality says it can’t electricify the shacks because the informal settlement is on private land


Brief | 7 September 2023

Streets in Durban township are covered in sewage

Ward councillor blames frequent sewerage blockages on residents throwing rubbish into the drains


Brief | 28 August 2023

Over 800 households near Durban without tap water for eight years

Water tanks are only filled twice a month and people have to fetch water from a river


Brief | 22 August 2023

Homeowners storm out of tense meeting with eThekwini municipality over rates hike

Households boycotting their bill payments will be dealt with individually, says mayor


News | 18 August 2023

Dozens of families still homeless a month after Durban shack fire

While waiting for building material, fire victims have been living in the community hall or with neighbours


Brief | 15 August 2023

Durban homeowners withhold payments to protest rates hike

Homeowners say the eThekwini municipality’s 2023/2024 budget does not take into account the inclusive needs of ratepayers.


News | 8 August 2023

Thirteen years after making way for World Cup, Durban residents still waiting for houses

But the eThekwini Municipality says its still busy verifying beneficiaries


Brief | 21 July 2023

Victory for Abahlali and the Sheffield shack dwellers

KwaDukuza Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has agreed to include over 300 households from the settlement in a new housing project


News | 20 July 2023

Painting, knitting and cooking: Mandela Day brings people together

Activities ranged from painting an animal clinic, knitting for charity and taking free health services to the doorsteps of elderly people

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News | 18 July 2023

Thousands left homeless by devastating Kennedy Road shack fire

One man died in the blaze early on Sunday morning


Brief | 17 July 2023

Chip factory workers will challenge dismissal in Labour Court

Frimax Foods in Durban fired the workers who downed tools in an unprotected strike in June


News | 14 July 2023