Another devastating fire has left 121 people in Khayelitsha homeless.
A survey by Elitsha reveals that women in informal settlements in Khayelitsha use toilets that lack privacy, safety and are not clean.
As the community of Blowey informal settlement are battling to put their lives together again, the issue of poor services in the area is like a monkey on their backs.
As the temperatures reached highs well over 30°C over the last two weeks, the sound of hammer blows against zinc was the order of the day in Blowey informal settlement in Cape Town as some of the victims of the weekend fire rebuilt their houses.
The City of Cape Town says it will seek a court interdict against the “violent, EFF-led” striking workers.
Prasa has committed to dealing with poor rail services after being pressured by a coalition of civil society organisations under the #UniteBehind hashtag.
Dubbed #BishopLavisShutDown, residents of Bishop Lavis and surrounding townships came out against gang violence, crime and drugs in the area.
Established by the Apartheid government as a “coloured” area, Ocean View is turning 50 this year but residents of this south peninsula township feel that they have nothing to celebrate.