Fire Displaces Thousands in South Africa

A fire on New Year's day destroyed 280 shacks in an informal settlement and left thousands of people homeless.

  • South Africa:  Leaders AWOL After Khayelitsha Fire

    GroundUp, 3 January 2013

    Charred ruins of beds, microwaves, washing machines, fridges, corrugated iron, asbestos and other shack building materials are strewn across the BM section of Khayelitsha. read more »

Photo: SAPA

Shack file (file photo).