Shack fire victims waiting for relief

2nd Mar 2019 Jonga Gaqa 0

A group of about 30 residents from Blowey informal settlement in Makhaza, recently protested outside the Khayelithsa SASSA offices demanding relief in cash instead of the food vouchers they have received.

Town Two fire victims struggling to rebuild their lives

13th Nov 2018 Mzi Velapi 0

It has been 23 days since the fire and residents of Silvertown informal settlement are still battling to put their lives back together. They have not received disaster funds and identity documents and birth certificates they lost in the fire have still to be replaced.

Weekend fire victims tell of material loss

24th Oct 2018 Mzi Velapi 0

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.