Articles for Mkhuseli Sizani

Gqeberha shack dwellers demand houses after waiting 24 years

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality promises serviced sites

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News | 3 February 2023

“Poo protests” turn violent in Gqeberha

Toilets have not been cleaned for weeks in a number of informal settlements according to the protesters

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News | 31 January 2023

Protests shut down Queenstown for a second day

Protesters want ANC run Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality dissolved

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Brief | 27 January 2023

Unrest erupts in Queenstown over blackouts

ANC supporters form human barrier to protect the party’s offices

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News | 26 January 2023

How to achieve a 100% matric pass rate in one of the country’s poorest areas

Independent no-fee school Bulungula College is the first in Elliotdale’s history to achieve 100% pass rate

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News | 26 January 2023

Poo protest in Gqeberha

Nearly 600 households, sharing ten toilets in Govan Mbeki Village, say the facilities have not been cleaned since before Christmas

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News | 19 January 2023

Families desperately trying to keep Eastern Cape school alive

Built more than 70 years ago with mud bricks by villagers, Ixopo Junior Secondary School has been neglected by the education department

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News | 19 January 2023

Protesters twerk for water as taps run dry

About 300 people blocked the R67 between Fort Beaufort and Alice on Monday after pump station was vandalised

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Brief | 17 January 2023

Dam in Nelson Mandela Bay is at its lowest level ever

Impofu Dam at 7% and Churchill Dam may run dry by April

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News | 16 January 2023

Rubbish hasn’t been collected for weeks in parts of Gqeberha

“We couldn’t enjoy Christmas lunch under these smelly conditions”

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News | 10 January 2023

Spread of swine fever blamed on poor farming

This infectious disease has hit the pockets of many families in Nelson Mandela Bay who rely on pigs to generate an income

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News | 1 December 2022

Some Eastern Cape learners walk 20km to and from school. Every day.

15,000 learners who need transport are not getting it. And from next year there’ll be 22,000 more.

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News | 25 November 2022

Gqeberha protesters block roads after toilet cleaning company downs tools

Govan Mbeki Village residents say the municipality has not paid the cleaning company

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Brief | 21 November 2022

“We begged them not to take our belongings”

Homeless community removed from Gqeberha’s Grahamstown Bridge

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Brief | 11 November 2022

Electricity meters installed after months of protests are faulty, say Gqeberha shack dwellers

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality warns of fines of up to R8,000 for using izinyoka connections

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News | 2 November 2022

Xhora Mouth in the Eastern Cape is starting to thrive

The making of a vibrant village

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Feature | 2 November 2022