Khayelitsha residents battle to rebuild after New Year’s Day fire destroys 152 homes

Residents of Taiwan informal settlement in Khayelitsha had a tragic start to the New Year when a fire destroyed 152 homes and displaced 400 people. Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu paid a visit to the area on Tuesday and heard community leaders voice their disappointment over the scant aid they’d received from the City of Cape Town.