Havoc in hostels

By Drum Digital
29 June 2015

Hostels countrywide have become breeding grounds for violent crimes

Over R4 billion has been spent across the country to redevelop hostels since 1994, yet 162 hostels across the country are uninhabitable.

And the violence in these cramped spaces suggests a lot needs to be done - soon.

Laundry hangs from the windows, partly shading the men gazing through open panes.

They stare blankly at piles of dirt and filthy water in the streets.

Read more in the July 2 issue of DRUM.

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