Colchester clinic is crumbling, with broken ceilings, windows and no electricity

But the Eastern Cape Department of Health says there’s no money to renovate the clinic


News | 22 May 2024

Unpaid contractors block central Gqeberha with garbage trucks and water tankers

The municipality agreed to pay service providers by next week


Brief | 15 May 2024

Court interdicts protesting college students

Some Port Elizabeth TVET College student leaders claim they are being denied access to the college unfairly


Brief | 10 May 2024

No lectures for nearly two months now at Gqeberha college

Students have been protesting at Port Elizabeth TVET College over unpaid NSFAS allowances


News | 24 April 2024

Learners and teachers march for safer schools in Nelson Mandela Bay

SAPS promises more police visibility around schools


News | 23 April 2024

Medical workers protest against attacks on them

20 armed attacks on EMS workers in the past year.


Brief | 11 April 2024

Hundreds of security guards sent home without wages after Eastern Cape health department fails to pay contractors

Department promises to make payments from April, the start of the new financial year


Brief | 27 March 2024

“Cleaning and greening” workers dump rubbish on City Hall doorsteps in Gqeberha

Their stipends were paid a week late by the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs


Brief | 22 March 2024

Vehicles set alight as protesters demand sanitation and water

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayco member promises action on stalled project


Brief | 19 March 2024

Library services crippled in Nelson Mandela Bay

Some have not reopened since Covid lockdown


News | 14 March 2024

Nelson Mandela University workers march for higher salaries

Marchers demand an 8% increase


Brief | 13 March 2024

Justice in limbo for another year as massive rail theft case stalls

A High Court review in the criminal case involving a former PRASA acting CEO accused of stealing 42km of railway line in the Eastern Cape, has yet to be set down for hearing a year after it was filed


News | 23 February 2024

Education department’s electricity cut off for owing millions of rands

Eastern Cape provincial education department’s offices in Nelson Mandela Bay have been in the dark since December


Brief | 20 February 2024

Illegal dumping swamps Nelson Mandela Bay

“I challenge you to show me open spaces without heaps of garbage in our townships,” says Gqeberha resident


Brief | 2 February 2024