Articles by Mkhuseli Sizani

Elderly getting Covid vaccine have message for young people

“The youth should stop spreading lies on social media about the vaccine. It has not killed me. Instead, I feel safe”


3 August 2021

Gqeberha community blame high water bills on the municipality’s failure to fix faulty pipes

“If the municipality had fixed the problem earlier my water bill wouldn’t have accumulated”


19 July 2021

Eastern Cape taxi bosses vow to stop looters

Gqeberha residents mobilise to protect shopping mall

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13 July 2021

Taxi bosses surprise drivers with Covid-19 inspection

Association warns drivers to wear masks and sanitise, or face penalties from Monday


2 July 2021

Circumcision schools say new lockdown does not apply to them

Traditional school leaders say they were not consulted and they will only stop if the president explicitly says they must


28 June 2021

Police and shack dwellers clash over illegal connections in Gqeberha

Govan Mbeki Village residents want their izinyoka left alone


14 June 2021

No money for electrification, municipal official tells shack dwellers

Residents from five informal settlements in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality are demanding electricity and other services


14 June 2021

No vegetables, no fruit: surviving without the Covid-19 grant

Nocawa Maneli of Gqeberha lives off pap and rice supplied by relatives


9 June 2021

“We don’t know what a vaccine is because no one has ever explained it to us” says homeless man

The Eastern Cape health department says it is hiring more staff to help register people for the Covid-19 vaccine


7 June 2021

Taxi drivers bring Gqeberha to standstill over Covid-19 funds

“Most of us are unable to pay our bills” says protesting taxi driver


25 May 2021

“Go and ask the trees for votes,” frustrated shack dwellers tell politicians

Residents of informal settlements in Gqeberha told the land cannot be developed because of indigenous vegetation


13 May 2021

Betting World picketed by workers demanding Covid-19 relief funds

The holding company is in business rescue after the pandemic shut down the horse racing industry


10 May 2021

Nelson Mandela Bay residents blame years of neglected leaks for dry dams

Kouga dam predicted to run dry in July. Other dams to follow soon after


3 May 2021

“The roaming pigs come and eat our poo”

Nelson Mandela Bay residents block roads early in the morning to show their anger at failed service delivery


23 April 2021

Coega residents torch buses and trucks, demand jobs

Coega says more than 86% of its workforce is local


21 April 2021