Criminal case against former PRASA director kicked down the tracks – again

Mthuthuzeli Swartz was arrested for the sale of 42km of railway line in January 2019


News | 27 October 2023

One train a day for Eastern Cape commuters

Since Monday you can now leave Kariega for Gqeberha by train at 6:15am and take the return trip at 5:15pm


Brief | 20 October 2023

As bad as living in shacks, say flooded Qunu’s RDP residents

Formal housing as well as informal settlements flooded in low-lying areas of Gqeberha


Brief | 27 September 2023

Community Work Programme workers upset over R3,700 a month earning limit

Workers say they must submit bank statements for three months and are fired if they earn above this limit


News | 25 August 2023

Five trucks torched in Gqeberha protests over the past month

Protesters demanding electricity and water stone and burn trucks, but municipality say the torchings are purely criminal


News | 21 July 2023

Truck torched in Gqeberha electricity protest

Chaos on busy Addo Road


Brief | 13 July 2023

Nelson Mandela Bay residents protest high water bills

Water Crisis Committee leader says the municipal billing system is flawed


Brief | 29 June 2023

Coal truck torched in Gqeberha electricity protest

Protesters were demanding the electrification of about 3,000 shacks


Brief | 23 June 2023

Gqeberha shack dwellers protest after electricity disconnected by RDP home owners

Residents of Baloyi informal settlement say two transformers installed in March have never been connected


Brief | 22 June 2023

Court challenge to SIU findings against Nelson Mandela Bay’s Covid spending fails

The Special Investigating Unit found irregularities in a R26.4-million toilet procurement during the national state of disaster


Law | 15 March 2023

Dismissed immigrant lecturers withdraw Labour Court case

Port Elizabeth TVET College agrees not to retrench them


Brief | 14 March 2023

Nelson Mandela Bay households have been told to boil tap water. But poor families say they can’t afford to

The combined dam level in the metro was below 12% on 7 March


News | 7 March 2023

Dismissed immigrant lecturers refuse request to withdraw their court case

Labour Court in Gqeberha postpones case to 14 March


Brief | 22 February 2023

“Total madness”: Fishers protest against ocean drilling

TotalEnergies plans to drill for oil and gas between Mossel Bay and Cape St Francis


Brief | 9 February 2023

Dire shortage of school places for autistic children

There are currently 133 children on the waiting list at Quest School for Learners with Autism, the only public specialist school in Gqeberha


News | 3 February 2023