Articles for Lucas Nowicki

Conditions in Greyton settlement worsen as land restitution process drags on

Madiba Park families still in limbo five years after protests


News | 30 May 2024

Soup kitchen serves Eastern Cape children the only meal they’ll eat that day

The Human Rights Commission has recommended that child malnutrition in the province be declared a disaster


Brief | 14 May 2024

14 years after court order, government starts building special school in Makhanda

Amasango Career School’s permanent premises to be completed by 2027


Brief | 29 April 2024

Thousands of school children stuck without transport months into school year

Eastern Cape transport and education departments are being taken to court


News | 17 April 2024

Cape Town commuters return to Southern Line as service improves

Progress on restoring full service to other lines lags behind


News | 3 April 2024

City of Cape Town won’t bend jobs policy, councillor tells Imizamo Yethu protesters

Development Forum says cleaning jobs are not going to young people from the area


News | 14 March 2024

#UniteBehind’s seven-year push for accountability at PRASA

The activist group is fighting legal battles to bring those responsible for the collapse of railway services to book

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News | 20 February 2024

Fire minister Dipuo Peters, rail activists demand

#UniteBehind wants President Ramaphosa to axe the deputy minister for allegedly enabling looting at PRASA


Brief | 12 February 2024

Right to Read campaign launches in Makhanda

Civil society and teachers join forces to make early-grade literacy a national priority


Brief | 20 October 2023

Eastern Cape family waits for promised right to farm land where their ancestors worked

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform silent on why it’s taken years to issue a lease promised in 2019


News | 3 October 2023

Makhanda households fed up with living in a sewage nightmare

Residents of Hooggenoeg and Scotts Farm say the sewer system has been dysfunctional for over a decade


News | 18 September 2023

We bought dagga. It was probably illegal. Here’s why

The Medicines Act is being misused while Parliament dithers

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Feature | 25 August 2023

Shack dwellers look to renewable energy to power informal settlements

A group of organisations have created successful small projects, but now they want to aim bigger


Brief | 15 August 2023

Drop in support from government is “devastating” for community newspapers

Five community newspapers in KwaZulu-Natal have been forced to close down after advertising cuts by the state


News | 16 May 2023

Makhanda literacy project shows dramatic results

Whistle Stop School pulls learners out of class for short periods to teach them to read


News | 28 April 2023

Call for government to save Durban’s contaminated rivers

“Toxic” levels of E. coli will require national government intervention, say water activists


News | 27 February 2023