The life of a minibus taxi driver: long days, poor pay and no benefits

Chasing the taxi bosses’ targets makes it hard to be compliant with traffic legislation, drivers tell GroundUp Peter Luhanga He asked not to be named. He’s a 36-year-old Atlantis resident, and he has been earning his living driving a minibus taxi for 14 years. He has two sons, aged three and nine. “We leave our families […]

Iphulo lesuphu emnandi yasebusika yiDe Village Lifestyle kunye ne-Iliso Labantu

I-De Village Lifestyle kunye ne-Iliso Labantu News ziye zasebenzisana ukunika isuphu emnandi yasebusika kubahlali abasesichengeni, kwilokishi yaseDunoon, kufutshane neMilnerton. Inyama ephilileyo kunye nesuphu yemifuno yenzelwe ukujongana neemfuno zoluntu kunye nokubonakalisa uthando lwethu kubantu bayo. Isicwangciso sentsebenziswano yayikukuqalisa ukubonelela ngesobho kwabona bahlali basesichengeni. Nangona kunjalo, imbiza yokuqala yesuphu iye yaleqiswa ukuya kondla amaxhoba omlilo kumatyotyombe ase-Ethembeni, […]

Dunoon playground plagued by illegal dumping

Anita Khaile Frustrated by a lack of response from authorities to illegal dumping in a children’s play park, a group of Dunoon residents have taken it upon themselves to clean the park and provide a safe, clean place for children to play.  The park opposite Sophakama Primary school has become a dump site for household […]