The community of Sweet Home near Cape Town have been lobbying for better living conditions for much of 2012. Claudia Dijkkamp investigated.
Basale bedinga kusha eThekwini
Durban - Ingaphezulu kwekhulu imindeni ezama ukuhlanganisa izinto kancane kancane kulandela ukucekeleka phansi kwamakhaya ayo ngenxa yomlilo emijondolo ekuPalmiet Road eThekwini endaweni yaseClare Estate, kubika iNewswatch.
Umlilo ucekele phansi imijondolo ngosuku olwandulela uKhisimusi washisa imizi engu-85.
Bangaphezulu kuka-150 abantu abasale dengwane.
Kubhikishe izakhamuzi eThekwini
Durban - Amakhulu ezakhamuzi zaseThekwini eClaire Estate naseReservoir Hills, kulindeleke ukuba zingenele umbhikisho, emgwaqeni uPalmiet Road, ngoLwesihlanu ekuseni.
Inhlangano yabahlali basemjondolo, ithi bazobamba imashi enokuthula ngenhloso yokuzwakalisa ukukhathazeka kwabo ngokungalethwa kwezidingo, kubika iNewswatch.
Okhulumela Abahlali Basemjondolo uSbu Zikode uthi abahlali bazolibhekisa ehhovisi likaThemba Mtshali, noyikhansela lakuwadi 23, okuyilapho abazomnika khona incwadi yezikhalazo.
15/02/2006 10:20 - (SA)
Cape Town - Nomthunzi Naphakade's mood switches between anger, shame and resignation as she surveys the shack she shares with her mother, sister, brother and two young children.
The roof of the two-room tin and cardboard structure leaks in the rain and its walls shake in the wind. There is no running water or electricity. The family toilet is a stinking bucket emptied once a week.
Naphakade says she has seen little improvement in conditions during the 25 years she has lived in the Crossroads settlement.