Articles by Mkhuseli Sizani

“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

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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

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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

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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

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23 April 2021

Coega residents torch buses and trucks, demand jobs

Coega says more than 86% of its workforce is local

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21 April 2021

PRASA service gets worse even as it hikes ticket prices

Broken stations and filthy, rusted trains on the Kariega – Gqeberha line

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21 April 2021

Shack dwellers blame municipal delays for children’s deaths

Illegal connections have claimed lives as residents of Ocean View settlement await electrification

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19 April 2021

Commuters stranded after taxi owner gunned down in Gqeberha

Taxi association says murder has nothing to do with its route operations

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15 April 2021

Workers at Dora Nginza Hospital downed tools over bonuses

Union says massive strike is looming over performance management

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13 April 2021

SAMWU members protest in Kouga in support of suspended shop stewards

Suspension followed strike over Covid-19 allowance

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8 April 2021

Grandmother watched her 3-year-old grandson being electrocuted

The boy’s family believes his death could have been avoided had the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality given them services

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30 March 2021

Parents protest at Eastern Cape education department after broken promises

“We are here to give the District Director seven days to respond to our memorandum of demands or he will see the wrath of the parents”

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29 March 2021

Shack dwellers clash over illegal electricity

Ward councillor and residents blame community leaders for allowing more people to move in, resulting in overcrowding

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23 March 2021

Gqeberha communities march on councillor’s office

They say he is neglecting his duty but councillor believes actions against him are “politically motivated”

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23 March 2021

Bus services suspended in Nelson Mandela Bay: thousands of workers stranded

Taxi driver says they will torch any bus that operates in defiance of the strike

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19 March 2021