Articles for Siphokazi Mnyobe

Toilets closed at Knysna taxi rank: municipality blames loadshedding

Commuters, vendors and taxi drivers complain about the smell


News | 3 November 2022

No shelter for homeless people in Knysna, but that may change soon

Municipality says its working on opening a temporary shelter for about 200 people by the end of this year


News | 14 October 2022

Plett boy electrocuted at sports stadium

Family of five-year-old Bradlin Jacobs blames Bitou Municipality for not fixing vandalised electrical box


News | 27 September 2022

Plettenberg Bay community celebrates their African heritage in defiance of xenophobia

“We wanted people to come together and be united. We have had a traumatic past few weeks in Kwanokuthula,” says resident


Brief | 26 September 2022

“If you want us to bring his head or hand that can be done” - immigrants extorted for protection money

Weekend of calm in Plettenberg Bay after week of violence, but “a solution will not be reached soon”.


News | 19 September 2022

Immigrants’ homes torched in Plettenberg Bay township

Landlords and community members protest against xenophobic attacks


News | 15 September 2022

Immigrants forced out of their homes in Plettenberg Bay

They say the police have failed to protect their rights


News | 13 September 2022

Desperate for housing, they occupied mining land. Now they’re worried their homes will collapse

As more people move to George, the city has an acute housing shortage


News | 12 September 2022

City intensifies operations against unlicensed amaphela taxis

SANCO intervenes to try and end the unrest and impasse with law enforcement agencies

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News | 6 September 2022

Seven arrested as taxi protest escalates in Cape Town

Nearly a dozen police vehicles, buses and cars have been torched during violent retaliation allegedly by amaphela drivers

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News | 2 September 2022

Prospects and pessimism at jobs roadshow

Bitou municipality and national departments and agencies presented opportunities to young people. Some attendees welcomed it, but others remained doubtful.


News | 21 August 2022

12 toilets for 3,000 people, so elderly couple use the bushes

600,000 are people waiting for housing opportunities in the Western Cape


News | 2 August 2022

Paramedics in bid to stop attacks on ambulances

Emergency workers hope child feeding scheme will build better relations


News | 26 July 2022

Backyarders finish houses abandoned by contractor

But the City of Cape Town says the contractor will be back and the occupiers will be evicted

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News | 21 July 2022

We won’t move, say Driftsands families living on floodplain

About 50 shacks have been moved to a safer site


News | 19 July 2022

Police commissioner and MEC witness mob justice assault in Khayelitsha

The state officials were visiting the scene of a deadly shooting when they came across a man being beaten by residents


Brief | 18 July 2022