RDP houses

 
No crèche or preschool for 1.1m children
No crèche or preschool for 1.1m children
It is mid-morning on a hot Monday. Driving in Soweto, most streets are quiet — most children are at school and adults at work. The streets of...
Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses
Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses
The dangerous turn the unresolved housing situation in Palmridge, east of Johannesburg, has taken has pushed leaders into hiding. Some will only...
Silver Town: The picture of devastation
Silver Town: The picture of devastation
It was as if a lightning bolt had struck, leaving a gaping hole where homes had once been. In the burnt-out wreckage, people — tiny figurines...
The essential key to SA’s liberation
The essential key to SA’s liberation
As South Africa and the world commemorate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, Nelson Mandela University launched its year-long centenary...
Land expropriation without compensation? On these conditions
Land expropriation without compensation? On these conditions
President Ramaphosa’s qualifiers to amending Section 25 of the Constitution to enable land expropriation without compensation (EWC) were:
Answer our dreams, Mr President
Answer our dreams, Mr President
Fish in the sea, you know how I feel
Set South Africa’s RDP houses free
Set South Africa’s RDP houses free
The announcement by the ANC at its elective conference in December about implementing land expropriation without compensation got me wondering...
The ANC will need to rise from the ashes
The ANC will need to rise from the ashes
Lessons on organisational transformation indicate that, often, when brands fail to live up to their values and ultimately fall out of favour, they...
Sasolburg votes against ‘degeneration’
Sasolburg votes against ‘degeneration’
Sasolburg’s roads are littered with strange, small heaps of sand. There are potholes that locals have attempted to fill themselves. They are also...
East Rand RDP houses sold illegally
East Rand RDP houses sold illegally
Lindiwe Ndlovu* owes the Ekurhuleni metro R18 000 in unpaid municipal services.
How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe
How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe
In flat number 15 of the derelict apartheid-era apartment blocks in Eldorado Park, a blind man attacked his father, Martin Abrahams, after getting...

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