Brief

Community blocks project to house elderly

They are demanding that the municipality first build them toilets

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 September 2020

Woman who sold municipal water told to leave her shack

Property owner outraged that his tenant took advantage of water shortages in Port Elizabeth

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 21 September 2020

Picketers demand jail time for looters of Covid-19 funds

Campaign highlights the devastating impact of corruption on lives

By Nokulunga Majola - 21 September 2020

Unemployed youths threaten to shut shopping mall

Local young men and women are demanding jobs at a Port Elizabeth shopping centre

By Joseph Chirume - 18 September 2020

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 18 September 2020

Foster parents paid after “technical glitch”

About 6,000 grants were paid late in the Eastern Cape

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 17 September 2020

Little hope for Knysna’s 9,000 backyarders

“I grew up as a backyard dweller and now I am raising my children as one”

By Siphokazi Mnyobe - 16 September 2020

Students say private accommodation is expensive and unsafe in PE

Protesters demand municipality convert derelict buildings into residences

By Joseph Chirume - 16 September 2020

Wildfires leave two dead, 100 homes in ashes

Four villages suffer losses in Nyandeni Municipality, Eastern Cape

By Johnnie Isaac - 15 September 2020

“We will hit them where it hurts” warns NEHAWU leader

Union vows to shut down government services, including SARS and SASSA

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 14 September 2020

Toilets near Jeffreys Bay beachfront littered with faeces and rubble

“The state of these ablutions will give a bad image to our town”

By Joseph Chirume - 9 September 2020

Showdown in Dunoon over toilet companies

Toilets cleaned free of charge by Mshengu Toilet Hire as Dunoon residents ban Sanitech from operating

By Peter Luhanga - 8 September 2020

Relocation of 1,500 Dunoon families postponed until at least next year

Neighbouring business owners object to relocation, say there are better alternatives

By Peter Luhanga - 8 September 2020

Students shutdown college over NSFAS payments

NSFAS to visit the campus this week to respond to students’ concerns

By Buziwe Nocuze - 8 September 2020

After the drought: Cape Town’s gushing water

Berg River’s sluice open, as dams fill up

By GroundUp Staff - 7 September 2020

Over five million children are not getting their school meals

Department of Basic Education says situation will improve with schools returning

By Marecia Damons - 7 September 2020