Shack scam: Langa activist fears for her life

SOUTH AFRICA
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.