Articles for Velani Ludidi

Clinic struggles with new workload in aftermath of fire

Long, frustrating queues and staff under pressure at Nomzamo, Strand, after Ikhwezi clinic burnt out


Brief | 4 July 2019

Inquest into death of baby after teargas fired in Marikana

Alunamda Mncedane died during Monday’s protests in Philippi, Cape Town


News | 26 June 2019

Marikana informal settlement erupts in protests

Vehicles torched and shack dwellers tear-gassed as Philippi East residents demand services from the City of Cape Town

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News | 24 June 2019

Cape Town storm pics: informal settlements hard hit by high winds

“The house was shaking and if I slept I knew I would be putting my life in danger”


Photo Essay | 23 June 2019

Students march to NSFAS offices with list of complaints

But administrator says the student fee scheme is working much better now


News | 19 June 2019

Vehicles torched as Philippi East residents demand toilets

Siyangena settlement without water and toilets after more than a year, raising flags about sanitation and safety


News | 13 June 2019

City of Cape Town demolishes “illegal” roadside stalls

Councillor says stall users intended to occupy land


Brief | 10 June 2019

Shacks flood in Cape Town rains

700 homes affected says City


Photo Essay | 6 June 2019

Sex workers thank Ramaphosa

President had promised to safeguard their human rights


News | 5 June 2019

Police shoot at Mfuleni protesters

Dispute over allocation of units in new housing development


Brief | 31 May 2019

Residents want City to speed up housing plans in Strand

Evicted land occupiers have been staying in community halls, which means many social grant recipients have had to spend much more money on transport to get their grants at alternative venues


Brief | 29 May 2019

Law enforcement moves against Vrygrond land occupiers

Residents claim they were not shown court order before their shacks were demolished


Brief | 25 May 2019

Invite me for coffee, Winde tells marchers

Marikana residents demand land


News | 23 May 2019

Much needed rain brings flooding to Cape Town

Disaster Management reports no major incidents


Brief | 20 May 2019

“I am left with this blanket and winter is coming”

Strand land occupiers who are staying in community halls say they have nowhere to go

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Photo Essay | 14 May 2019