Droughts are expected to become more frequent in southern Africa as climate change heralds extreme weather events globally.
Residents of Cosmo City say they have contended with overflowing sewage for the last 4 years.
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.
Villagers in Amathole District Municipality continue without water for months on end despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tension is brewing between informal settlements and those who live in brick houses in East London over illegal electricity connections.
Daily commuting in Cape Town has never been so dangerous. Eighty people have been killed this year, casualties in a turf war between taxi associations.
Residents see no way else to get rid of their rubbish than to dump it because no truck will be coming to collect it.
The formalisation of recycling in Joburg city looks to sideline the people who have been doing the work informally all along.
On day 378 of the national lockdown, Elitsha looks back at the past twelve months and the pictures we took.
Two Khayelitsha based organisations accuse the City of Cape Town of discrimination in the way it provides services.
To round off the year, here are just a few snippets of stories Elitsha overed this year.