Articles for Mkhuseli Sizani

Gqeberha taxi driver dies after crashing into a protest barricade

Protest called off after mayor promises chemical toilets


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


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


News | 29 August 2022

Teenager electrocuted in Gqeberha river

This was the second electrocution in the Chatty River in August


News | 23 August 2022

People queue all night to get their chronic medication

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


News | 17 August 2022

Strike in Amathole leaves towns without water

Municipality alleges “deliberate infrastructure sabotage”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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”


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


News | 7 July 2022

“Our living conditions are disgusting and dehumanising”

Sewage overflowing into homes in Gqeberha township


News | 29 June 2022