Twenty-one deaths in 13 months at Glebelands Hostel

A general view of some of the hostels at Glebelands, 25 October 2014. Photo by Rogan Ward/Mail & Guardian.

Sources say the hostel is still divided between two camps centred on the newly built Block R and an old-established area known as “the Madala stairs”, and that the conflict continues to revolve around control of the rooms and beds.