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How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe

Gauteng human settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says preference for housing will be given to those who applied in 1994.

Eldorado Park residents stuck in limbo after two days of protests, looting

The streets of Eldorado were quiet Wednesday morning after protests over lack of housing in Eldorado Park continued into Tuesday.

The Eldorado Park protest takes a violent turn

What was supposed to be a "peaceful march" turned into a riot in Eldorado Park this morning when protesters clashed with the police.

Eldorado Park protests: ‘Government doesn’t want to build us houses’

Protesters and police traded bricks for rubber bullets. Rocks and bricks scattered the streets where debris and tyres lay smoking.

Eldorado Park is nothing like its fabled namesake – no wealth or opportunity

Twenty three people - including grandchildren, grandparents and parents - share a flat in Eldorado Park.

Eldorado Park was built on dreams, many of them shattered by government ineptitude

Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, is a place where buildings like Hillbrow Flats once reflected people’s hopes. But that was a long time ago.

Task team set up to tackle Eldorado Park’s drug issues

Gauteng will set up a task team to fight drug abuse in Eldorado Park, says Premier Nomvula Mokonyane's office.

Eldorado Park letter touches Zuma’s heart

A heart-rending letter from residents in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, has prompted President Jacob Zuma to plan a visit to the community.

Cops fire rubber bullets in Eldorado Park

Johannesburg cops fired rubber bullets at Eldorado Park residents on Wednesday when the residents became violent over the demolition of their shacks.

Eldorado Park protesters to appear in court

Fifty people arrested on Saturday following protests sparked off by the murder of a six-year-old girl in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg will appear in the Protea Magistrate's court on Monday, according to the police. Gauteng spokesperson Senior Superintendent Mary Martins-Engelbrecht said the 50 were all adults and included both men and women.

Eldorado Park residents arrest man for child’s murder

Community members handed over a man to the Eldorado Park police station, south of Johannesburg, on Saturday in connection with the murder of six-year-old Ghairoenisha Michaela Lee Canchi. The girl went missing on Thursday afternoon and her body was found close to her home on Friday morning. She was buried on Friday afternoon.

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