Articles for Mkhuseli Sizani

Government let our school go to ruins, say parents

Lack of fencing around Garret Primary in Gqeberha has caused damage to its infrastructure and is a safety risk for learners and educators


News | 13 June 2022

Bad driving, gang violence and a hostage situation: why there’s no water in Smartie Town

Hundreds of Gqeberha families have been without water since Sunday


Brief | 9 June 2022

Gqeberha township without power since Wednesday

Residents of Govan Mbeki Village block major road, demanding electricity, water and toilets


Brief | 6 June 2022

Township stock farmers want fewer fines and more help

Theft of stock and lack of grazing are problems


News | 31 May 2022

We visited these schools in 2013. We went back last month. Here’s what we found

Nine years after Zakes Mda and Thabo Makgoba were shocked by conditions in these Eastern Cape schools, there’s little sign of improvement

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Feature | 26 May 2022

Five years and two building contractors, but these houses are still not finished

“The contractor left my house without a roof, windows and doors” says Fort Beaufort resident


News | 13 May 2022

Eastern Cape paramedics face dismissal

Workers stop work to demand better equipment


News | 5 May 2022

You chose electricity and toilets instead of houses, families told

600 households have been hoping for houses since 1993 in Fort Beaufort


News | 27 April 2022

Overcrowded schools accuse government of breaking promises

The grade 8 class at Phangindlela Junior Secondary in Mqanduli has 147 learners cramped into one classroom


News | 22 April 2022

Patients turned away at Fort Beaufort clinics

Health department says staff and medication shortages will be fixed in this financial year


News | 11 April 2022

300 learners, five classrooms, no toilets at this Eastern Cape school

Learners and teachers are battling at Newtown High School in Fort Beaufort


News | 7 April 2022

In Fort Beaufort the children eat fish caught next to the sewage pipe

Angry residents march to municipality demanding clean water, proper sanitation and electricity


News | 29 March 2022

Fort Beaufort’s thirsty villages

In one village boreholes stopped working four years ago and were never repaired


News | 28 March 2022

Two years after we reported the “moving coffin” school bus, things are worse

Children drop out of school because of scholar transport chaos


News | 24 March 2022

Thousands of learners robbed of library services by criminals

Two public libraries in Fort Beaufort ransacked during lockdown have not reopened


News | 24 March 2022