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May, 2017

  • 24 May

    Makana at Crisis Point: 90 Days Left

    Water poster

    Pearl Munemo  The water crisis is real and it’s here. Cape Town recently announced that water supplies have run dry, and Settler’s dam has dropped to 30% water capacity – a level at which water can no longer be extracted. According to acting municipal manager Mandisi Planga, there are approximately …

August, 2014

  • 28 August

    Makana residents protest, demand service delivery

    Photo by Greg Roxburgh

    Words by Athini Majali Photo by Greg Roxburgh Makana residents took to the streets on Tuesday, 27 August demanding immediate disposal of the region’s top political officials and calling for national intervention. The protest saw the Makana community and municipal workers join forces to protest against the town’s lack of service …