Activist Andile Lili’s condition improving

The controversial activist was shot multiple times outside his Khayelitsha home this week.

Ses'khona Peoples Rights Movement's Andile Lili outside the Western Cape High court. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The Seskhona People's Rights Movement says its member Andile Lili's condition continues to improve in hospital.

The controversial activist was shot multiple times outside his Khayelitsha home this week.

Lili's receiving treatment at Tygerberg Hospital.

No arrests have yet been made in connection with the shooting

The organisation's Sithembile Majova says, "Lili is still in hospital, but his condition is temporary but also improving because he can talk now. Hopefully he will be out of hospital soon."

Lili was instrumental in a campaign last year in which raw sewage being dumped at the Cape Town International Airport among other places.

Lili, who was an African National Congress (ANC) councillor at the time, grabbed headlines when he led a protest that culminated in the dumping of faeces at the Western Cape provincial legislature.

He and co-accused Loyiso Nkohla were initially suspended and expelled by the ANC but later welcomed back after the decision was rescinded on a technicality.