200 Left Homeless After Fire at South African Informal Settlement
Several shacks were destroyed when a blaze tore through part of Masiphumelele in Cape Town. The City of Cape Town's Safety and Security confirmed that 119 shacks were destroyed, affecting 211 people.
South Africa: 'Everything That I Worked Hard for Is Burnt to Ashes'
GroundUp, 20 May 2019
Over 200 people have been left homeless by a fire in S-section informal settlement in Masiphumelele. Read more »
South Africa: Shacks Gutted in Early Morning Cape Town Fire
News24Wire, 19 May 2019
Several shacks were destroyed when a blaze gutted through part of Masiphumelele informal settlement in Cape Town in the early hours of Sunday morning. Read more »
The aftermath of the fire in Masiphumelele.