Conflict re-emerges at Crossroads: new shacklords battle the city

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2005
TITLE AUTHOR(S): C.Cross
KEYWORDS: CAPE TOWN, HOUSING DELIVERY, INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 3347

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Abstract

This article is about the housing-, "shacklordism" problems and the crime rate which cause serious problems in Cape Town's oldest squatter camp, Crossroads. Amongst the people in Crossroads, anger and political dissatisfaction, are rife.