It’s 7 years and counting for R46m hostel revamp – and it’s still a dump

16 September 2020 - 09:00
Gilbert Sithole is among the men who have taken to guarding the renovated hostel from thieves and vandals.
Gilbert Sithole is among the men who have taken to guarding the renovated hostel from thieves and vandals.
Image: Alaister Russell

A Gauteng hostel was meant to become a home for​ families - now they're forced to stand guard all night.

Thanks to delays and thieves, the R46m revamp has turned into a seven-year tale of misery.

 

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