Articles by Musa Binda

Neighbour saves children from burning shack

“He heard little voices coming from the inside”

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7 January 2020

“Illegal and criminal” demolitions in Durban, say shack dwellers

“This was a new invasion and the people had not settled there. No court order was required,” says City

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16 October 2019

Inanda residents close off roads in protest at power outage

Problem caused by cable theft, says councillor

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7 October 2019

KZN woman can’t get an ID because she’s “dead”

Home Affairs insists Noluvu Mathumbu died in 2007

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1 October 2019

Students arrested after attack on security guard

Guard escapes through a window after petrol bomb thrown into guardroom at Durban University of Technology

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19 September 2019

Students block University of Zululand campus

Attack on student triggers demand for better security

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16 September 2019

New round of demolitions in Cato Manor

Shack dwellers say their belongings were torched, leaving them destitute

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5 August 2019

Three children die in Durban fire

“I left them sleeping when I went to work”

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31 July 2019

In April their homes were destroyed by a flood. Now their new homes are being demolished

Dozens of Enkanini residents continue to rebuild their homes in defiance of the eThekwini municipality

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23 July 2019

Protesters blame corruption for lack of water in Umlazi

“We hear that the officials are benefiting from the water tankers”

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15 July 2019

Abahlali leader blames government for baby’s death

Sbu Zikode says that Khwezi Mlingo would have survived if Cato Manor’s shacks had water and electricity

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12 July 2019

Shack dwellers’ homes demolished and possessions burnt

Land occupiers to take eThekwini Municipality to court for “criminal” act

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14 June 2019

Durban shack dwellers dispute legality of repeated demolitions

Cato Manor occupiers say their homes were not unfinished nor left vacant, contradicting municipality’s claims

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12 June 2019

Teacher shot dead at primary school

Parents fear for the safety of their children at Durban school

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11 June 2019

Evicted Durban residents say City had no court order

Dozens left homeless after shacks demolished on Sunday

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21 May 2019