Latest articles on Cato Crest

A perpetual life of mud, shit and fire

To be poor in South Africa is a living death, so shack dwellers have no choice but to keep going, says S'bu Zikode.

Girl shot dead after protesters corner cops in Cato Crest

The housing allocation dispute in Cato Crest has claimed another victim - a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed during a protest.

ANC 1: Shack dwellers 0

The latest bout of 'political evictions' at Cato Crest has added to a growing number of casualties.

Durban officials face imprisonment for Cato Crest evictions

eThekwini municipal heads will appear before the court to explain why they continued to demolish Cato Crest shacks despite a court order prohibition.

Cato Crest: Land hunger of ‘Marikana’ proportions

As "rebellious" housing activists are gunned down, tension is rife in a shack settlement near Durban where people are fighting against corruption.

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Mpumalanga premier fined for attending Mthembu funeral without a mask

Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane goes into isolation and pledges to buy 1000 masks to show her ‘remorse’

R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

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