Articles for Peter Luhanga

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

After a month of no refuse collection, Dunoon residents march to municipal offices

Subcouncil 3 manager says area is too volatile to render services


Brief | 7 August 2023

A month’s worth of garbage piles up on Dunoon streets

City waste removal contract ended on 30 June, with no waste collected since


News | 31 July 2023

Dunoon residents battle blaze from their shack roofs

Fire destroys 50 homes, leaving families in the biting cold


Brief | 6 July 2023

Diep River occupiers say they’ll move if City provides acceptable accommodation

119 Families served with notice to vacate land on the Diep River floodplain


Brief | 13 June 2023

Loadshedding hits clinic waiting times

Patients say they queue for hours at Dunoon Community Health Centre in Cape Town


News | 15 May 2023

Pensioners have to pay people to queue for them at Nyanga clinic

Patients at Nyanga Community Day Clinic says services have been deteriorating


News | 11 May 2023

From shack to stage: Dunoon playwright scoops awards

Play by Ayanda ka Nobakabona from Zwelitsha informal settlement in Cape Town wins awards


Brief | 14 April 2023

Swartland law enforcement demolish shacks on land earmarked for housing development

About 250 people attempted to occupy land reserved for the De Hoop housing development in Malmesbury


News | 31 March 2023

Protesters block roads in Dunoon with burning tyres and rubble

Anger over City of Cape Town demolishing and confiscating material of “unoccupied” shacks since Saturday


Brief | 22 March 2023

School transport fraud accused in court

17 suspects accused of financial mismanagement at Atlantis Secondary School dating back to 2007


Brief | 13 March 2023