'I did not swear from the podium' - De Lille

2015-10-02 19:21

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has denied claims that she swore from the podium as chaos broke out at a community meeting in Bonteheuwel.

How can the city do this? - Durban residents facing eviction

2015-09-30 15:18

About 200 Westgate Gardens residents are living on edge as rumours circulate that they may be evicted to make way for Umkonto weSizwe military veterans.

Soshanguve ward councillor accused of fraud, corruption

2015-09-28 09:04

A Soshanguve ward councillor has been accused of fraud and corruption following disputes over stands in the area.

Tsietsi residents conned into buying land 'illegally'

2015-09-10 12:33

Two shack dwellers have spent a combined R17 500 trying to secure land that they can call home at the Tsietsi informal settlement in Palm Ridge, Katlehong - only to find that the land was sold to them illegally.

Durban officials to meet disgruntled residents after N2 protest

2015-09-01 11:36

The eThekwini Municipality says it will meet residents from the Ridge View transit camp after they burnt tyres and barricaded the N2 highway.

US home sales near eight-and-a-half-year high

2015-08-21 12:42

US home resales have risen to a near eight-and-a-half-year high in July and factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region picked up this month.

R101m cash injection for Durban housing project

2015-08-20 09:35

The eThekwini Municipality has given a R101m cash injection for the completion of the first phase of the Cornubia housing project in Durban.

US housing starts edge higher in July

2015-08-18 16:30

Growth in US home construction has slowed in July after a strong surge the previous month, Commerce Department data released shows.

Committee rejected new Hillbrow building owner

2015-08-12 15:21

The evictions at Williston Court in Hillbrow are the culmination of a process that began when a building committee rejected the new owner.

Residents watched from across the street as the 'Red Ants' went from flat to flat, emerging with their belongings. View pics of the chaotic evictions here.

Residents watched from across the street as the 'Red Ants' went from flat to flat, emerging with their belongings. View pics of the chaotic evictions here.

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'I’m scared of living in my cracked house'

2015-10-01 11:02

A Pretoria woman says she is living on prayers as she watches the walls of her house crack.

Redhill’s ruins: Cape Town’s 'other' District Six

2015-09-28 12:40

“I was about 9 years old. My parents got a letter and we were told that we couldn’t stay here anymore. I couldn’t understand why. I was heartbroken,” says Margaret Constant , a former resident of Redhill Village in Simon's Town.

‘No warning’ before city destroyed homes

2015-09-17 11:01

Residents of Ezinketheni, near Northdale, said they have absolutely no idea why their houses were demolished by the Msunduzi Municipality.

Fed up with home delays

2015-09-07 09:19

FAMILIES who have been promised proper housing in the KwaPata area near Edendale will have to wait another three years for their homes.

Protest halts housing project in Langa

2015-08-25 15:09

Construction on the City of Cape Town’s flagship hostel transformation project in Langa has been suspended due to ongoing protest action in the area, the city has said.

Court victory for Durban shack dwellers

2015-08-21 12:08

A shack dwellers organisation has welcomed a Durban court ruling that prevents authorities from evicting people without a court eviction order.

Durban shack fire victims given temporary shelter

2015-08-19 10:33

The eThekwini Municipality says temporary accommodation has been provided to more than 500 families whose shacks burnt down last year, after residents took to the streets demanding proper homes.

Belongings strewn across Hillbrow street after evictions

2015-08-13 11:18

Underwear, photo albums, broken furniture and shoes have been left behind on a Hillbrow street following forced evictions of hundreds of families.

Alleged building hijacker hides in car

2015-08-12 14:26

A woman allegedly involved in hijacking a Hillbrow building hid in her car as security guards evicted tenants.

Two decades-old promise fulfilled as widow gets home ownership

2015-08-12 11:52

A 20-year-old promise made by a husband to his wife was finally fulfilled when the Human Settlements Department handed her the title deeds to her house.

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