Articles for Mkhuseli Sizani

Gqeberha taxi driver dies after crashing into a protest barricade

Protest called off after mayor promises chemical toilets

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News | 16 September 2022

Closure of SASSA pay points “catastrophic” for pensioners in rural areas

Elderly people in rural Eastern Cape are paying R120 to go and collect their grants

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News | 15 September 2022

Delivery truck torched by protesters furious with municipality

Westville shack dwellers blame Nelson Mandela Bay municipality for housing delays

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News | 14 September 2022

Delays in cleaners’ contracts leave toilets dirty and blocked

Nearly 400 households at Kliprand informal settlement in Gqeberha share these toilets

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News | 29 August 2022

Teenager electrocuted in Gqeberha river

This was the second electrocution in the Chatty River in August

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News | 23 August 2022

People queue all night to get their chronic medication

A second clinic is desperately needed in Motherwell, says community leader

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News | 17 August 2022

Strike in Amathole leaves towns without water

Municipality alleges “deliberate infrastructure sabotage”

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News | 10 August 2022

Department promises new school after protest by fed-up learners

Plans for new buildings for Eyabantu Senior Secondary School are underway, says spokesperson

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Brief | 4 August 2022

Pigs swim in the sewage outside my house, says protester

Gqeberha protesters block Old Uitenhage Road demanding changes to their living conditions

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News | 28 July 2022

Teachers and learners at this school use a field as a toilet

Fort Beaufort school has 570 learners and 15 teachers and toilets don’t work

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Brief | 21 July 2022

Gqeberha mother wants to leave the settlement where her son drowned

Residents of Waterville want to be moved from the abandoned salt pans where they live

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Brief | 19 July 2022

“Our children play in fields full of poop and pee” says protester

Hundreds of Bayland informal settlement residents block roads in Gqeberha over electricity and basic services

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Brief | 14 July 2022

“We live in a war zone” says mother pleading for better policing in Gqeberha

Nelson Mandela Bay district police commissioner agrees with protesting residents that there is no police visibility

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News | 13 July 2022

Usable water in Nelson Mandela Bay is down to 2.3% of dam capacity

“This water crisis has put our lives on hold”

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Feature | 12 July 2022

School site abandoned as contractor accuses education department of failing to pay

Meanwhile learners at Eyabantu Senior Secondary school in Fort Beaufort are crammed into tiny temporary classrooms

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News | 7 July 2022

“Our living conditions are disgusting and dehumanising”

Sewage overflowing into homes in Gqeberha township

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News | 29 June 2022