It is sobering to think that the"nine wasted Zuma years" might have been avoided had he faced charges related to the arms deal earlier, writes Helen Zille.
Residents of Cyferskuil in the North West have brought a housing project in the village to a standstill.
Housing and community activists disrupted a property auction in Mouille Point to protest against the eviction of 80-year-old Kenneth Blaine and his family, GroundUp reports.
The Children's Commissioner's Office found families living in cramped shipping containers, bed and breakfasts, and converted office buildings.
The slow tender and procurement processes of the City of Cape Town are further crippling property development and the construction sector in the city, claims the Western Cape Property Development Forum.
80-year-old Nothembinkosi Nontsasa had to live off her old age pension in two crumbling one-roomed mud houses in Flagstaff, Eastern Cape, and her children could not get ID documents. But, finally, their wait is over.
About 50 people have met in Windermere, Kensington to discuss the community's plans for a total shutdown protest, hoping to draw attention to their repeated calls for housing, along with others across the Cape metro.
Gauteng Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile says he has noted that 133 residents of Winnie Mandela informal settlement are seeking constitutional damages against the Ekurhuleni Municipality.
Ten families have been evicted from an old mine building where they had been living for 35 years.
People in Katilumla in the small Eastern Cape town of Lusikisiki, near Port St Johns, have been living without basic services for decades.
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The Gauteng Department of Human Settlements has said a large number of Alexandra residents will be resettled after being evicted from the township in June.
'I curse the day I received it from the government,' Nomvula Frans says of her RDP house in Khayamnandi, Despatch, in the Eastern Cape.
Families living in a dilapidated church in Nigel fear that their children will be taken from them by social workers who have declared their living conditions unsafe.
Gauteng has a housing backlog of 1m, and this imposed an "enormous burden on government to deliver on our people's expectations".
Gatvol Capetonians and its affiliates have slammed the Western Cape government, saying it has neglected to offer proper housing to backyard dwellers.
The 'Gatvol Capetonian' group is planning a "shutdown" of many arterial roads and highways leading in and out of central Cape Town in protest against issues faced largely by backyard dwellers.
In 2014, a R164m tender to build more than 900 houses was awarded to Johannesburg-based company Siyavuna Trading. Last year the company went into voluntary liquidation.
The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa has released a series of reports on informal settlements
Six houses in Alexandra which were intended for Gauteng Department of Social Development facilities have been standing vacant for at least two years.
The Western Cape government has warned people who sell or rent houses received from the government that they will face criminal action if they do so outside the terms and conditions of receiving the home.
Western CapeThe Building Company
Cape Town Northern SuburbsPlacement Point (Pty) LtdR420 000.00 - R480 000.00 Per Year
Western CapeLiberty Financial Advisers
R 6 500 000
R 3 395 000
R 2 790 000
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