When you have to spend R120 to access your R350 social grant

Eastern Cape beneficiaries travel 100km to try to beat the queues

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14 January 2021

Dozens risk arrest for flouting lockdown rules to try to apply for IDs

But minister Motsoaledi this week temporarily suspended certain services, including applications for new IDs, passports and all marriage services

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14 January 2021

Blind pensioner left in the rain without answers outside SASSA office

SASSA says her old age grant will be paid in February

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13 January 2021

Covid-19: Cookhouse police accused of beatings during curfew

A 20-year-old and a teenager say they were punched and kicked outside their mothers’ houses

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12 January 2021

Westville households get electricity after 10 years

Residents believe their area will be safer without illegal connections

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12 January 2021

Families abandoned to deadly asbestos risk

Makhanda councillor says they shouldn’t have occupied buildings

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10 December 2020

Court setback for Special Investigating Unit’s bid to recover money

The unit claimed that the state attorney had not done its job properly in a medical negligence case

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10 December 2020

What this municipality hadn’t done in years, Gift of the Givers did in just three days

Water quality still has to be tested, but Eastern Cape villages now have boreholes

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4 December 2020

Students threaten to close Nelson Mandela University

Students say they have not received National Student Financial Aid Scheme allowances

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3 December 2020

In the midst of water restrictions, clean water gushes out of taps in Uitenhage

But the municipality says it is “winning the war against leaks”

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3 December 2020

Horse grooms can claim UIF, rules CCMA

Department of Labour’s system showed that they had absconded from work

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30 November 2020

Streets in central Uitenhage pile up with garbage for months

Nelson Mandela Development Agency says awarding a cleaning contract has been held up by a bidder’s objection

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27 November 2020

Kirkwood erupts over vigilante violence

Youths accused of being gangsters take revenge on anti-crime forum members

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27 November 2020

Police intervene as homeowners clash with shack dwellers over illegal connections

The municipality is assessing whether the shacks can get electricity

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25 November 2020

Battle for land ends after 22 years

Constitutional Court rules in favour of Prudhoe community in the Eastern Cape

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25 November 2020