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

Tension over electricity between families in shacks and government housing in Kariega

Wires swing like washing lines from the bungalows to the shacks

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News | 23 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

Army of fake companies used to defraud the Lottery

Documents and computers seized in raid on Lottery’s East London office as dodgy scheme implicating a former board member is uncovered

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News | 17 November 2022

Woman who survived mountain fall must wait six weeks for operation

Makemiso Ramabitle is in severe pain but her nearest hospital in rural Eastern Cape does not have capacity to perform the necessary surgery

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News | 15 November 2022

Kariega school opens five years after construction started

Eastern Cape Department of Education blames delays on protests

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Brief | 14 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

Gqeberha is losing the war on dumping

Nearly 2,000 illegal dumpsites in Nelson Mandela Bay

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Brief | 11 November 2022

“We did not vote for water trucks and Jojo tanks”

Taps have been dry in sections of KwaNobuhle in Kariega for nearly two weeks

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Brief | 10 November 2022

Cikizwa is going to school at last

Education department steps in after GroundUp article

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News | 10 November 2022

Makana has again failed to obey court order, says LRC

Progress clearing dumpsites has been made but “there is a long way to go”

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Brief | 9 November 2022

No water, no electricity: stroke survivor Sizwe Memela has had enough

KwaNobuhle still without water in spite of promises by mayor

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Brief | 8 November 2022

“We just ran for safety,” says fire victim

Nompumelelo Maqhulumane is among nearly 160 left homeless by a fire in Buffalo City on Sunday

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Brief | 8 November 2022

Water shortage in Kariega has become extremely serious after a pipe burst

Residents roam streets looking for water trucks. Municipality says there has been a major burst on the Summit-Chelsea pipeline.

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Brief | 4 November 2022

Problems crash Gqeberha 10111 emergency line

Loadshedding, staff shortages and a fire leave residents furious at slow police response

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News | 3 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