Community Hall Joe Slovo in Cape Town torched – protesters crossed the boundary of barbarism

Another community hall went up in flames after protesters crossed the boundary of barbarism and set the place on fire. After Bloemfontein’s city hall was destroyed last week, this time it was the turn of the Joe Slovo Community Hall in Milnerton, Cape Town. A resident with unique insight said to the media that burning […]
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Violence erupts: Protesters in PE are demanding houses – we don’t like to live the life of squatters

Violent protests have continued in Motherwell following mass evictions that began two weeks ago and restarted on Monday. Hundreds of shacks were demolished in NU29 and NU30 sections this week. The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (Port Elizabeth) recently obtained a court order instructing the office of the sheriff to carry out the evictions. After shacks […]
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It’s Getting Worse! Irregular Municipal Expenditure Jumps By Over 50%

Almost R17bn of ‘irregular expenditure’ exposed, as only nine out of 263 municipalities record a clean audit – AG report The auditor general’s local report for 2015/16 was released today, but I can think of 254 municipalities that will be horrified by the results. Unsurprisingly, these results are a regression from those published in the […]
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Durban municipality digs up old graves to recycle it – It could be your loved ones grave next?

A Durban North man is left wondering if his family grave in Glenwood will last. When Stephan Bruwer’s family decided to install a new granite tombstone on the grave in Stellawood Cemetery, he visited the grave two weeks ago and was astonished to find eThekwini Municipality employees digging up an old grave a few spaces […]
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