Shack scam: Langa activist fears for her life

On Monday, Law Enforcement and City contractors removed shacks erected in Langa TRA over the weekend. The evictees are the latest victims of a corrupt plot selling syndicate operating in the TRA, says a resident activist. Photo by Tumi Ramahlele.

In a desperate bid to find a place for her family live, 26-year-old Portia Mpe and her husband accepted an offer for a site to erect a shack at Langa Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) in January.