Heartbroken family wants to be ‘saved from sorrow’ after Khayelitsha blaze

Oct 22nd, 2018 Lubabalo 47 Views

CAPE TOWN: The family of 30-year-old Sango Nqeneka have no time to mourn his death because are they too busy figuring out how to rebuild their lives after a devastating fire that not only took his life, but destroyed 342 informal structures in Silver Town, Khayelitsha, in the early hours on Saturday morning.

The deadly fire left about 1355 people without a roof over their heads, and many with just the clothing that they had on their backs.

Less than 10km away, 1400 people were still sifting through the smouldering embers of another horrific fire that had destroyed their homes in the Kosovo informal settlement, Philippi, in the early hours of on Saturday morning. Article: Sisonke Mlamla.