Bulelani Qolani and others deserve a level of respect enshrined in the Constitution, even when they transgress

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The Emperor’s New Clothes | Bulelani Qolani speaks outside his shack in Khayelitsha, from which he was evicted while naked, by Cape Town police officers. The video of his eviction, shot by members of an NGO, went viral earlier this month. Picture: Gallo Images / Brenton Geach
The Emperor’s New Clothes | Bulelani Qolani speaks outside his shack in Khayelitsha, from which he was evicted while naked, by Cape Town police officers. The video of his eviction, shot by members of an NGO, went viral earlier this month. Picture: Gallo Images / Brenton Geach

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That many South Africans still live in appalling conditions in informal settlements demonstrates government’s inability to provide decent housing as required by the Constitution, writes Lebusa Monyooe

“Basihlisile isidima sam.”

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