Street lights

Solar lights mean shack dwellers can walk to the toilet at night

About 75 households in Khayelitsha were given solar street lights in a move to make the area safer


Brief | 26 April 2024

EThekwini Municipality fixes streetlights in Bester at last

Community policing forum members says better lit streets will make crime prevention and patrols easier


Brief | 3 July 2023

Durban community fears life in the dark without streetlights

The City has hired private security after losing millions of rand annually to cable theft and vandalism


News | 26 June 2023

City of Cape Town to launch new unit to protect workers in Philippi

Reward offered for information leading to arrests of anyone targeting City staff


News | 17 May 2023

Street lights dead for years in Nelson Mandela Bay

“We hear screams at night from women … It is very difficult to go outside and help because you will be a target too”


News | 21 May 2021

Township residents march through Rondebosch to demand better lighting

“I want to be able to walk in my street at night under the lights without fear. Instead I have to rush home before the sun goes down”


News | 29 May 2019