A lack of access to water by firefighters was at the centre of the fire that consumed 120 shacks in Durban.
The EC Department of Human Settlements has called on the Sundays River Municipality to provide alternative accommodation for the Dlwengu family.
Temporary relocation area residents say the upcoming local government elections are not going to change their living conditions.
Marikana residents say they have had to put up with heaps of rubbish on their doorstep for months now.
Filthy toilets, illegal electricity and dilapidated houses a sore point for residents of Vaalkamers.
Residents of Site B in Khayelitsha protest the area’s sewer system while the City of Cape Town blames them for blockages and overflow.
City Power’s latest effort to remove illegal connections will, like previous raids, prove futile as no legal supply of electricity even exists in these informal settlements.
Residents of Ramaphosa informal settlement say they want the company contracted to clean their toilets to employ people on shorter term bases to make more jobs available.
Roadblocks set up by vigilantes during the violence in Phoenix were always going to lead to confrontation with residents of nearby townships as they rely on public services accessible only in the town.
Residents of informal settlements in Durban complain of a lack of refuse collection while the city points fingers at them for illegal dumping.
Victims of Phoenix vigilantes want justice.
Small businesses have been decimated and food and energy security is in peril as civil unrest and looting continues in KZN and Gauteng.