Articles for Chris Gilili

Children’s parks turned into rubbish dumps

Intimidation has prevented repairs to parks in Delft, Cape Town


News | 24 October 2023

“I feel like disabled people are not seen or heard”

People living with disabilities in Delft air their grievances on Thursday


Brief | 6 October 2023

Zimbabweans in SA march to demand elections be nullified

“We just want to go home,” protesters chanted


Brief | 8 September 2023

300 occupants share one tap and one toilet in Joburg “dark building”

The building’s residents say they need help not eviction

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News | 7 September 2023

Gauteng Premier promises a “realistic” plan for services in Slovo Park

The settlement has waited for over two decades to be upgraded despite a 2016 court ruling in residents’ favour


News | 24 August 2023

Climate activists demand action at BRICS talks

Hundreds protest in Sandton where summit is underway


News | 23 August 2023

Madibeng protesters travel 60km to complain to mayor

They are demanding consistent and clean drinking water as well as electricity


Brief | 22 August 2023

Pensioners travel from East London to Pretoria after Buffalo City Metro “ignores” their complaints

“We are tired of the ANC abusing us” says Mdantsane resident


News | 16 August 2023

Lack of mining jobs spurs protest in Kagiso

Pan African Resources says it will not give in to the “equivalent of a construction mafia”


News | 8 August 2023

Family demand justice for teen shot dead during protest

“Not a single government official has come here to show their sympathy” laments Karabo Chaka’s uncle


News | 7 August 2023

Slovo Park fury at City of Johannesburg’s broken promises

City has still not upgraded the settlement in spite of a 2016 court ruling


News | 4 August 2023

Five working days and a decent wage, demand Community Work Programme employees

Hundreds of workers marched in Pretoria saying the CWP has failed in its goal to alleviate poverty


Brief | 2 August 2023

Police accused of shooting teenager during Slovo Park protest

SAPS investigating death of 16-year-old Karabo Chaka


Brief | 1 August 2023

R78-million Sebokeng license centre left to rot

R91-million needed to fix it, according to opposition MPL


Brief | 1 August 2023

Hundreds protest in Madibeng over water and electricity

The ward councillor took refuge in a house and refused to come out, fearing for his life.


Brief | 25 July 2023

Soweto informal settlement abandoned by government

After 33 years, just five working toilets and four working taps for hundreds of households in Nomzamo Park


News | 21 July 2023