Deadly South African Fires Leave Thousands Homeless

More than 2000 residents have been left homeless after a fire in Mandela Park informal settlement destroyed 650 homes in Hout Bay near Cape Town. Now officials say redesigning Imizamo Yethu informal settlement will cost about R100-million.



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  • South Africa:   Over 2 000 Left Homeless in Hout Bay Fire

    News24Wire, 11 March 2017

    Over 2 000 people are homeless after a fire destroyed at least 650 homes in Mandela Park informal settlement and surrounds in Hout Bay on Saturday, fire and safety spokesperson… Read more »

A plume of dark smoke rises from Imizamo Yethu.