Articles for Vincent Lali

In photos: Cape of floods

City residents battle cold and rain as a heavy storm hits Cape Town

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Photo Essay | 14 June 2022

A crèche battles to survive after cops fail to pitch

Teachers say they fear for their and the children’s safety


News | 13 June 2022

Delft protesters want better roads, better policing, and toilets at the taxi rank

“We want a bigger police station and more police to serve the community” says SANCO leader


News | 6 June 2022

Hundreds of city centre security guards suspended in Cape Town

The workers want the Cape Town Central City Improvement District to intervene after accusing Phangela Group of demoting security guards and racism


News | 26 April 2022

Over a thousand people lose their homes in devastating shack fire

Mayco Member alleges that firefighting effort was hampered by people cutting fire hoses


News | 17 April 2022

Protesters say poor people excluded from housing indaba

Demonstrations outside and inside convention centre at Cape Town launch of land release programme

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News | 8 April 2022

Volunteers tackle Langa’s illegal dumps

”We need to take care of our environment”


Brief | 7 April 2022

Government accused of only paying lip service to climate change

African Climate Alliance protests outside Parliament


Brief | 25 March 2022

Scores of commuters stranded as taxi drivers strike in Cape Town

“We begged one of the taxi drivers to take us to Bellville, but he refused and said he would not risk his life by transporting us”


News | 24 March 2022

Activists and learners clean up Mfuleni wetland

Project aims to promote recycling and discourage dumping


Brief | 24 March 2022

Fire leaves 200 families homeless in Strand

A blaze fanned by high winds swept through Solly’s Town on Wednesday night


News | 17 March 2022

Protesters enter Khayelitsha Magistrates Court

Residents want the court to stop issuing eviction orders


News | 17 March 2022

Driftsands community protests over week-long power outage

Eskom says illegal connections from a neighbouring informal settlement to blame


Brief | 11 March 2022

Father burnt in shack fire saving son

About 27 families lost their homes in a blaze on Saturday morning in Khayelitsha


Brief | 7 March 2022

“We are hungry. Our pots are empty”

Hundreds march in Cape Town demanding urgent solutions to unemployment


Brief | 24 February 2022

Walking Bus volunteers demand pay and recognition

City says there’s no money in budget to pay them


News | 14 February 2022