Opinion: Can’t this city of prosperity find accommodation for 50 families?

14 06 2009

June 10, 2009 Edition 1

The Catholic Justice and Peace Commission paid a pastoral visit to the people of Macassar in Nkanini and has these comments:

The ink from the recent national and provincial elections has not yet dried and peeled off our left thumbs and already the poor of our province, with their children as small as one month old, have been left to fend for themselves in wintry conditions. Read the rest of this entry »


Media: Backyarders’ misery continues

14 06 2009

By Natasha Prince – Cape Argus
11 June 2009

There is no quick fix for the desperately poor housing conditions in overpopulated Masiphumelele, despite sporadic protests by evicted backyard dwellers demanding land. Read the rest of this entry »