Articles for Nomfundo Xolo

University orders students to leave residences following violent protests

Some students say they will not leave


Brief | 20 February 2019

Students shut down Mangosuthu University

University “shocked” by protest; asks for evidence of outstanding payment claims


News | 18 February 2019

Nelisa Pambane travels hundreds of kilometers to sell scrap metal

“I may not be employed but I will never let my children and me starve.”


News | 15 February 2019

Thousands take to streets in protest against job losses

Members of COSATU unions in nationwide marches and strike

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News | 13 February 2019

Students shut down KZN campuses because of funding delays

“We were promised free education yet we are still asked to pay.”

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News | 4 February 2019

Elderly residents of Durban have waited decades, in vain, for housing

“I grew old here, and so will my grandchildren.”


Feature | 25 January 2019

Cato Crest residents battle continuous demolitions

“All of my son’s school books have been burnt, books that I had bought with my last cents. What will I tell him? Where will he even sleep?”


News | 18 January 2019

Amanzimtoti community without water for weeks

Ethekwini Municipality has promised to send water trucks to the community


Brief | 11 January 2019

Housing allocation “chaos” in Umlazi

eThekwini Municipality admits “confusion” over who benefitted from housing project


News | 10 December 2018

Court victory for disabled Umlazi residents

Enduduzweni Centre members celebrate as their electricity is reconnected


News | 28 November 2018

Durban Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

Several commuters complain of overcrowded carriages, delayed trains


Brief | 27 November 2018

Abahlali activist claims he was left out of electricity project as punishment

But municipality says project can’t be completed because area is not safe


News | 20 November 2018

Shacks burnt, residents arrested, man shot in testicles as Durban targets shackdwellers

Anti-Land-Invasion Unit moves into Cato Crest settlement again


News | 15 November 2018

“We are only good for votes” say Cato Crest families

Residents face more evictions in their new community


News | 6 November 2018

Young, broke and in debt

“Acquiring credit is easy and tempting”


News | 18 October 2018

Disabled residents resist government plan to move them out

“If they want us gone, they must kill us, like they did Life Esidimeni”


News | 17 October 2018