Articles for Peter Luhanga

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

Dunoon women spend their public holiday cleaning up other people’s rubbish

Garbage has been piling up in Dunoon for more than a month


Brief | 14 August 2023

The life of a minibus taxi driver: long days, poor pay and no benefits

Chasing the taxi bosses’ targets makes it hard to be compliant with traffic legislation, drivers tell GroundUp


Interview | 14 August 2023