‘Construction mafia’ closes down municipal housing project

Beneficiaries of a municipal housing project in Gugulethu, Cape Town, will have to wait indefinitely because of disruptions by the “construction mafia”.

Gugulethu has been subject to criminal groups calling themselves the Government, the Guptas and Boko Haram. They are believed to be responsible for extortion rackets claiming “protection fees” from local businesses and residents. 

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Eunice Stoltz
Eunice Stoltz is a general news reporter at the Mail & Guardian.

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