Around 70% of residents still live in shacks and one in three people has to walk 200 meters or further to access water.
Around 53% of Khayelitsha's total working age population is employed.
Khayelitsha has a very young population with fewer than 7% of its residents being over 50 years old and over 40% of its residents being under 19 years of age.
In 2011 around 62% of residents in Khayelitsha were rural to urban migrants, Since the ANC came to power in the country in 1994, the ruling party claims that living conditions in the township have improved markedly.
Read More Gathering all the Gqom Lovers in one place! Read More Gqom is currently a trending genre for the youth.
opening a new month with a bang as this event will take place annually in different locations around CPT. This event is for local Gqom Producers and Djs to come and showcase their talent.
Khayelitsha is made up of old formal areas and new informal/formal areas.
This is a large increase, as in 2001 there were almost no households earning over R25,000 a month.During 19 conditions in squatter camps like Crossroads and KTC worsened, exacerbated by official policing policy in which homes were destroyed As the black population grew, the apartheid regime sought to solve the "problem" by establishing new black neighbourhoods.Khayelitsha was established in 1985 and large numbers of people were forcefully relocated there, The Western Cape was a preference area for the local coloured population and a system called influx control was in place preventing Xhosas from travelling from the Transkei without the required permit.Read More Welcome to the 2nd annual Khayelitsha Wine Show we are delighted to invite wine producers to participate, as a valuable exhibitor, in the Khayelitsha Wine Show to be held in Khayelitsha on the 11 – at the Khayelitsha Cricket Oval, Khayelitsha,...Read More it's very hard to believe that Heavenly Quartez is been together for almost 10 years this year, and for that we just wanna take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you for make our dream come true....
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