Articles for Buziwe Nocuze

Protesters accuse councillor of distributing food parcels to friends

“They can come to my office, but going to my house and insulting my family is wrong,” says Bongile Ngcani


Brief | 11 August 2020

Gugulethu group stop housing project

Disgruntled beneficiaries say houses being built at Erf 8448 “are not what we were shown more than 15 years ago”


Brief | 3 August 2020

Land occupations displace initiation schools

“If they build their shacks on these sites, what will happen to their culture?”


Brief | 31 July 2020

Cape Town residents close bridge to reduce crime

Pedestrian walkway connecting Mandalay to Lower Crossroads cut off


News | 30 July 2020

Toilets overflow for a month as City drains clog up

City blames blockages on “misuse of the sewer system”


Brief | 29 July 2020

“We are the rightful owners of these houses” say occupiers

City of Cape Town says they are jeopardising the allocation of houses to elderly beneficiaries


Brief | 22 July 2020

After five days without electricity residents protest at councillor’s home

Illegal connections blamed for power outage in Nyanga’s Hlazo Village


Brief | 20 July 2020

Marikana residents cry out for flood relief

City says it has received over 60,000 requests for plastic sheeting from the area


Brief | 20 July 2020

Protesters demand rape suspect be detained

Accused handed over to police by his parents


Brief | 20 July 2020

Gugulethu residents protest over incomplete housing project

“If we sit back and wait for the City then we might not get our houses” says backyarder


Brief | 16 July 2020

In photos: Storm causes flooding in Cape Town

The City’s Disaster Risk Management says flood kits, sand and milling will be provided to affected informal settlements

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Photo Essay | 10 July 2020

Community health care workers protest in Khayelitsha

They are demanding to be integrated into the health department


Brief | 8 July 2020

Khayelitsha SASSA office to re-open Thursday

Frustrated grant beneficiaries had to travel to other offices


Brief | 1 July 2020

Family wants answers after death in police custody

Sakhiwo Mbonyongwana died in a Khayelitsha police station cell on Tuesday


Brief | 26 June 2020

Families vacate land at owner’s request, only to be moved off new land too

City of Cape Town demolished the shacks and confiscated the material of 13 families who had moved from private land


Brief | 24 June 2020

SANCO closes Crossroads school after teacher tests positive for Covid-19

Education department says unnecessary to shut down school


Brief | 17 June 2020