Articles for Selby Nomnganga

Learners are sitting on the floor in this Upington school

Yet the MEC said schools in the Northern Cape were ready


Brief | 15 February 2022

Battle of the bakkie: Ouma Katrina Esau’s vehicle at the centre of a DA-ANC row

Upington ANC councillor suspected that the bakkie donated to “living legend” Esau was being used for political purposes


News | 23 September 2021

Former political prisoner scratches out his image on Upington 26 monument in protest

“I didn’t fight to get a monument. I fought to get a better life”


Brief | 29 June 2021

Youth Day event charges a packet of sanitary pads as entrance fee

Campaign to collect pads for people who can’t afford them


Brief | 17 June 2021

Upington residents battle to get to vaccination site

Taxi fare is too high for some to afford


Brief | 9 June 2021

Upington municipality breaks promise to protesters

Dawid Kruiper mayor and speaker “not available” for promised council meeting


News | 10 December 2020

Upington coalition demands water, toilets and cheaper electricity

Municipality promises to hold special meeting


Brief | 30 November 2020

Covid-19: Fake news costs workers their wages

Workers from so-called “hotspot” told to stay home


News | 23 June 2020

Covid-19: Filthy toilets, no water … fighting the virus in Upington’s informal settlements

Toilets haven’t been emptied for weeks in some places


News | 3 April 2020

School for disabled battles to stay open

Seven teachers resign at Oasis centre in Upington


News | 6 March 2020

Former “Upington 26” prisoner remembered

Ivan Kazi’s death leaves 14 of the 26 still alive


News | 31 January 2020

Township schools run sports events in the street

MEC tells schools to apply for Lottery funding


Brief | 24 January 2020

Immigrant shop owner under police protection after looting

Spate of xenophobic violence follows murder of policeman


Brief | 22 January 2020

Nine hundred Upington learners start school without any toilets at all

Mobile toilets company refuses to bring back toilets because owner says he has not been paid


Brief | 15 January 2020

Ex-political prisoner dies, leaving family in poverty

Albert Tywili was one of the Upington 14


Brief | 6 November 2019

Apartheid survives beyond the grave

Upington’s neglected cemeteries reflect the divisions of the past


News | 12 February 2018