• Ramaphosa officially opens Empilisweni HIV/AIDS and Orphans care centre

    Empilisweni Centre, mainly funded by National Lottery, helps the community of Ndevana and surrounding areas. It has 200 volunteers who do door-to-door visits to needy families. They clean houses for elderly people, assist orphans and help patients with chronic conditions and those who struggle to travel either due to lack of finance or sickness.

  • SACP condemns eviction of people from their homes

    Members of the South African Communist Party from the Skenjana Roji district were picketing in front of the East London magistrate’s court to bring attention to the evictions caused by banks foreclosing on home loans.

  • Informal settlements only use 4% of municipal water

    Throughout the water restrictions in Cape Town there has been a narrative that accusses the black working class in townships of wasting municipal water. The accusations have gotten worse after the City of Cape Town introduced level 5 water restrictions which entail a ban on all uses of municipal drinking-quality water for outside and non-essential purposes. Out on fact-finding mission, Elitsha found out that people in informal settlements only use up to 4% of total of municipal water.

Ramaphosa officially opens Empilisweni HIV/AIDS and Orphans care centre

19th September 2017 0

Empilisweni Centre, mainly funded by National Lottery, helps the community of Ndevana and surrounding areas. It has 200 volunteers who do door-to-door visits to needy families. They clean houses for elderly people, assist orphans and help patients with chronic conditions and those who struggle to travel either due to lack of finance or sickness.

SACP condemns eviction of people from their homes

19th September 2017 0

Members of the South African Communist Party from the Skenjana Roji district were picketing in front of the East London magistrate’s court to bring attention to the evictions caused by banks foreclosing on home loans.

Informal settlements only use 4% of municipal water

18th September 2017 0

Throughout the water restrictions in Cape Town there has been a narrative that accusses the black working class in townships of wasting municipal water. The accusations have gotten worse after the City of Cape Town introduced level 5 water restrictions which entail a ban on all uses of municipal drinking-quality water for outside and non-essential purposes. Out on fact-finding mission, Elitsha found out that people in informal settlements only use up to 4% of total of municipal water.

Glebelands kids: growing up on the frontline

15th September 2017 0

The ongoing political motivated killings in Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi has claimed many lives and left families in disarray. Children are among the ones most affected by the violence.