Gugulethu's free paralegal advice centre under threat of closure

Matthews Tshofuthi, paralegal at the Gugulethu legal advice office, says he will soon be unemployed if they cannot secure funding within the next two months. Picture by Barbara Maregele.

Founded in 1998, the advice office has assisted hundreds of people with a variety of legal issues, ranging from consumer rights to social grant deductions and mediation matters.