Articles for Peter Luhanga

No ID, no vote: Home Affairs fails victims of Cape Town shack fire

Home Affairs says the City of Cape Town must send a list of victims but the City says it’s already done so


News | 28 May 2024

Hundreds left outside in the cold and wet after Dunoon shack fire

On Tuesday afternoon, community leaders were still coordinating relief efforts for fire victims at Doornbach informal settlement in Cape Town


Brief | 7 May 2024

Building of new classrooms at overcrowded Dunoon school stalled

Inkwenkwezi Secondary School has more than 1,500 learners, with an average of 45 learners per class


Brief | 12 March 2024

Malmesbury communities march against high water and electricity tariffs

“If you don’t have money to pay for water, the municipality blocks electricity” says protestor


Brief | 11 March 2024

Three people in hospital with serious burns after Dunoon shack fires

At least 200 people were left homeless after two fires at the weekend


Brief | 5 March 2024

Housing project for 500 Dunoon families put on hold

Western Cape government revising its plan and budget


News | 31 January 2024

Dunoon left without ward councillor after sudden ANC recall

Councillor Messie Makuwa says she is ready to fight in court


News | 30 January 2024

Dunoon top achiever dreams of studying chemical engineering

Makanaka Muzuva’s parents are Zimbabwean and cannot afford to pay for her university ambitions


News | 24 January 2024

Rubbish is building up in the streets of this Cape Town township

August Plaatjies is conducting a one-man battle against garbage


Brief | 15 January 2024

Man dies in police custody after “struggle” with Table View cops

Given Mabusela was pronounced dead on arrival at Du Noon clinic


Brief | 28 November 2023

Two dead in two shack fires since Friday in Dunoon

About 50 structures destroyed leaving 200 people homeless


Brief | 1 November 2023

Children play among rubbish and rodents at this Dunoon park

City official says a developer is waiting for approval to fund the repairs of Thandabantu Park but suggest moving the equipment to a different place


News | 30 October 2023

People dig out Cape Town bridge to build shelters

City says Potsdam Road bridge is okay but the households will be relocated


Brief | 10 October 2023

Hundreds flee flooded homes as storms batter Western Cape

Man dies, apparently from electrocution

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News | 25 September 2023

Three people die in shack fire in Joe Slovo Park

73 people left homeless by the blaze on Saturday night


Brief | 19 September 2023

51 people homeless after fire in Dunoon

“My whole life was in that shack”


Brief | 12 September 2023