Articles for Joseph Chirume

Nelson Mandela Bay residents threaten to shut down metro over water crisis

A community organisation set up to deal with water issues is to lodge a formal complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission this week


News | 16 May 2022

Anger at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as water runs out and leaks go unfixed

Organisation calls for government to answer to Human Rights Commission


News | 12 May 2022

Parents block N2 to demand scholar transport

They say learners have not been able to attend school since January


Brief | 26 April 2022

Place Eastern Cape health department under administration, say workers

Clinics in Motherwell, Gqeberha, shut since Tuesday


Brief | 22 April 2022

Terrified Zimbabweans are sending their possessions home

Cross-border bus companies say they are seeing fewer passengers but a huge increase in the amount of luggage


News | 20 April 2022

Children with autism excluded from schools

Parents picket in Gqeberha


News | 4 April 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality let libraries go to ruin during lockdown

Four libraries, closed since March 2020, unlikely to open any time soon


Brief | 1 April 2022

Our water supply has been sabotaged, says Nelson Mandela Bay councillor

Vandals required equipment and knowledge of the infrastructure, he says


Brief | 28 March 2022

Gqeberha bus shelters in ruins after contractor abandons site

Municipality has already paid nearly R25 million


Brief | 15 March 2022

Striking drivers forcefully stop and inspect trucks in Gqeberha

Among their demands is for freight companies to stop hiring immigrants


News | 1 March 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay residents say they can’t afford to boil water or buy bottled

Parents requested to boil water for children to bring to school


Brief | 25 February 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality admits water is contaminated

Residents told to “boil the water before consuming it”


Brief | 22 February 2022

Protests halt first day of university lectures

Problems with NSFAS leave Nelson Mandela University students unable to register


News | 15 February 2022

Bungled payroll leaves education assistants unpaid for two months in Eastern Cape

Audit underway to determine which of the province’s 40,000 education assistants were paid


News | 10 February 2022

Trial of former top PRASA official accused of stealing railway line postponed yet again

Mthuthuzeli Swartz‘s lawyer opposes further delays


Brief | 7 February 2022

Nurses robbed during security guard strike

Cellphones and car keys stolen as guards continue to strike for back pay


Brief | 27 January 2022